NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt

The Takeaway: AIDS Memorial Quilt On Display in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 06/27/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayIn 1987, the AIDS Memorial Quilt was started to memorialize Americans who died of AIDS. Portions of the quilt’s now 48,000 panels–hand sewn by family and friends of those lost to the disease-will be displayed throughout Washington, D.C. during the month of July.