FREE EVENT* open to the public at Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum

Join us for special programming in commemoration of World AIDS Day and a Day With(out) Art on December 1st. Continuing into December 2nd, this two-day event highlights wellness and self care strategies while raising awareness about the HIV/AIDS epidemic and celebrating artistic expression that supports LGBTQ communities.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to enrich your wellness practices and engage with the community as we move deeper into the holiday season. Through explorations of artful self awareness and beauty rituals, we advocate and support for individual and collective healing in several activities.

Generous support for this project provided by Art Bridges.


Friday, December 1:

  • 12PM–1PM: Joey Terrill Gallery Chat
    Engage in conversation with artist and HIV/AIDS activist Joey Terrill
  • 4PM–5PM: WORLD AIDS DAY Workshop: Drag Makeup Tutorial 
    Explore your own beauty with a fabulous workshop led by a local drag queen. Embrace makeup artistry as self care ritual as you transform your look.
    BONUS GIVEAWAY! FREE Mini Makeup Kit for the first 5 attendees!

Saturday, December 2:

  • 10AM–2PM: Bienestar Mobile HIV Testing Unit
    Take charge of your health with on-site testing services available all day.
  • 11AM–12PM: Speaker panel, “Barriers to LGBTQ Wellbeing” featuring Julio Frausto, Sasha Lozano, and Dan Bustillo
    Take part in a panel conversation and hear testimonials and participate in community building Speakers/Panel. Hear inspiring stories from individuals affected by HIV/AIDS, fostering understanding and empathy.
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm: Folklórico Performance 
    Experience a captivating performance that speaks to community resilience and strength.
  • 12:45pm - 2:00pm: Artist Workshop: Pau S. Pescador - Winter Holiday Wellness Collage
    Artist Pau S. Pescador leads a workshop that focuses on aspirational visioning and self-love. Explore the art form of collage as a way to boost creativity in year-end planning and goal setting as an act of self-care. 

These programs are presented in partnership and collaboration with Bienestar Human Services.
More information at

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