Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster Exhibition
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Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster Exhibition

by Alexa Styliadis

We're proud to support the Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster at the Memorial Art Gallery!

This is the first major exhibition devoted to the University of Rochester’s collection of HIV/AIDS-related posters. The exhibition features 165 of the most visually arresting and thought-provoking posters from the over 8,000 donated to the University’s River Campus Libraries’ Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation by collector, physician, and medical historian Dr. Edward C. Atwater. It's one of the largest collections of its kind in the world.

This exhibition runs March 6–June 19, 2022. Learn more here.