Our new ehibit, 30 Years With ACT UP: DISEASE, ART, HUMAN RESILIANCE, opened with a three-day series of events, including:
An Evening With Larry Kramer
Kevin Sessums, past contributing editor to Vanity Fair an author of New York Times best-selling Mississippi Sissy interviews Mr. Kramer at on Friday, March 10 2017 at Sunshine Cathedral in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Party, December 2016
On December 30, 2016, we held a dinner and party at the museum to thank our many volunteers who’s contributions have been invaluable. Contact us to see if you have time or talent to offer! You’ll be among the first to learn of special events at or sponsored by the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center.
Righteous Rebels Book Release Party
the release of Patrick Range McDonald’s book, “Righteous Rebels, AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Crusade to Change the World,” at the museum on December 8, 2016. Click a photo below to view, then click “next image” in the bottom right corner of the photo to advance through the gallery.
2016 Father’s Day Mixer
On Sunday, Jun 19th, we celebrated Father’s Day with a mixer at the museum from 4pm to 6pm. Live music provided by Tom Menninger. New visitors and friends enjoyed Beer, Wine and light snacks while socializing and exploring the exhibits. We also live-streamed a video tour on Periscope.
2016 Pride Festival Booth
On Saturday June 18th, the museum closed early and volunteers joined Operations Manager, Ed Sparan, and Board President, Jeff Banning, in manning our Educational Booth at Wilton Manors Stonewall Street Festival. During the six hours we distributed over 1,000 information cards and held several dozen conversations all many festival attendees.
Artists Create Family Tree piece for Saving Grace Exhibit
Saving Grace: Confronting HIV/AIDS in the Black Community had it’s opening at the Old Dillard Museum in the Sistrunk neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale on April 28, 2016. One of the pieces is this family tree of related individuals affected or infected by HIV/AIDS. The piece moved with the rest of the exhibit to the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center in Wilton Manors, FL, where the tree was created. The branches span generations. Truly a heart-felt work, this video shows the artist collaborating and it’s transformation from start to finish.
Ribbons for the Children: Youth Art Exhibition and Opening reception
– December 4, 2015
Quilt Making Workshops
– Spring 2015
Quilt Making Workshop Video