- Published on Nov 13, 2007
- Contact Frank Provenzano
EVENT: AIDS continues to have a devastating impact on performing and visual artists. Since 1989, people around the world have come together Dec. 1 to mourn those who have died from AIDS, and to heighten public awareness of the pressing need to combat the disease.
Day With(out) Art as a day of commemoration has grown in scope and urgency. This year, more than 8,000 organizations will hold memorials.
A reading from award-winning poet Robert Hass presented by the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) marks this year?s Day With(out) Art observance on the U-M campus. Hass is one of America?s most honored and widely read poets. He is an environmentalist, teacher and essayist who served as U.S. Poet Laureate, 1995-1997.
The event is free and open to the public.
PLACE: Rackham Amphitheater, 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor.
SPONSORS: UMMA and the Creative Writing Program of the University of Michigan?s Department of English, as part of the Zell Visiting Writers Series 2007-2008.