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The National Air And Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open today, March 5; all other Smithsonian Washington, D.C.-area museums and the National Zoo will be closed due to inclement weather. The Smithsonian museums in New York will be open today.Skip navigation
June 3, 2011 – February 28, 2012
Museum: American History Museum
Location: Artifact Walls near the Constitution Ave. Entrance
On view is a panel from the Names Project Foundation's AIDS Memorial Quilt honoring Roger Lyon. Lyon died of complications from AIDS in 1984, shortly after testifying before Congress to appeal for funding to combat the growing epidemic.