MOCRA Programs and Events

Day Without Art 1994

MOCRA observes Day Without Art, a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis, with a special collaborative programming involving members of the St. Louis visual and performing arts communities.

Thursday, December 1, 1994  5:30 p.m.

Day Without Art has been observed by galleries and museums annually since 1989 on December 1, World AIDS Day, in recognition of the striking impact of HIV/AIDS on the creative community. It serves as a day of action and mourning and allows us to honor those who have died and to renew our efforts as a community toward the total eradication of HIV/AIDS.

This year, in the context of the first national group exhibition that explores AIDS within a spiritual framework, members of the St. Louis creative community gather to pay tribute to those who are living with, and who have died from, HIV/AIDS.

Performers include members of Burning Feet Dance Company, the Ambassadors of the Gateway Men's Chorus, and members of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and Saint Louis Symphony Chorus.

We warmly welcome the whole St. Louis community to participate in this evening of remembrance.

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This program is made possible in part by financial support from the Regional Arts Commission.

More information

click here to learn more about the exhibition Consecrations: The Spiritual in Art in the Time of AIDS

click here to learn more about Day Without Art .

click here to learn more about World AIDS Day .
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