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AIDS Memorial Pathway Group Meets Tuesday To Discuss Art Planned for Seattle’s AIDS Memorial

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It’s been years in the planning but Seattle is finally getting a memorial to lives taken and altered by HIV/AIDS. The “AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway” will incorporate the currently under construction plaza above the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station and extend to the adjoining Cal Anderson Park, itself named after a pioneering out gay Seattle politician who lost his life to AIDS. 

The AMP group is meeting Tuesday, November 27th for a public forum to  discuss the plans for the art to be utilized at the site. The public is invited to attend the meeting from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Seattle Central College.

All the deets:

In early 2020, the gateway to Cal Anderson Park and the plaza over Seattle’s Capitol Hill Light Rail Station will become home to The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway.The AMP will use public art to create a physical place for remembrance and reflection; utilize technology to share stories about the epidemic and the diverse community responses to the crisis; and provide a call to action to end HIV/AIDS, stigma, and discrimination.

We invite you to share your ideas to inspire our artists as
they begin their work transforming the future home of The AMP. 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:00pm – 8:30 pm | Program begins at 6:30pm
Seattle Central College | Room BE1110
Enter the south facing door on the campus plaza at Broadway and PineRefreshments will be provided.

Click HERE for additional details and to let us know you’ll be attending!

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