Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.

"I think anybody who is impoverished in any way, either physically or psychically, wants to build rather than destroy." David Wojnarowicz
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May 23, 2019

A goodbye letter from Alex Fialho

"I am aspiring to write, teach and curate about AIDS-related art histories in graduate school at Yale and beyond, continuing the heartfelt work I’ve done at Visual AIDS. My last day as Programs Director will be June 4." → Read More
May 20, 2019

Announcing Day With(out) Art 2019

Visual AIDS will commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of Day With(out) Art with seven newly commissioned videos by Shanti Avirgan, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Carl George, Viva Ruiz, Iman Shervington, Jack Waters, and Derrick Woods-Morrow in collaboration with Patric McCoy. → Read More

Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS is the only arts organization fully committed to raising AIDS awareness and creating dialogue around HIV issues today, by producing and presenting visual art projects, exhibitions, public forums and publications - while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS. We are committed to preserving and honoring the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement.