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The Tracey-Barry Gallery is located at 70 Washington Square South, Third Floor, and is open to the public from 10:00 to 4:30, Monday to Friday.

positive/negative: HIV/AIDS
October 12 to January 15, 2015

Culled from the archives of the Fales Library, positive/negative: HIV/AIDS examines both the compassionate and the callous responses to the AIDS epidemic in America during the 1980s and 1990s, with specific relation to politics, education, faith, and the arts.
The exhibition is curated by Brent Phillips, Fales Library media archivist.

Opening Reception October 9 from 5:00 to 8:00


[An archive of videos of past Fales events can be viewed here.]

A reading of Alvin Eng's new play
December 4, 7:00pm

This reading of acclaimed playwright Alvin Eng's play will feature Martha Wilson as iconic downtown painter Alice Neel and Bob Holman as urban legend/proto-Beat Poet, Joe Gould. 

To reserve a seat for the performance, the public must RSVP to: rsvp.bobst@nyu.edu with your name and title/date of the event. For more information, the public may call Elizabeth Wiest, 212 992 9744 or email liz.wiest@nyu.edu. Reception to follow.

The Critical Topics in Food Series

For the past several years the Fales Library, NYU's Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, along with Clark Wolf of Clark Wolf Company, Inc. have planned a series of public, scholarly panels and events highlighting current topics in food.




Scheduling Events in the Fales Library

We are happy to make our space available for a wide range of events and programs. Please submit a copy of the Event Scheduling Form for each event at least SIX WEEKS in advance for consideration. Forms received after that time will not be processed.