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  1. Bridge Ahead Initiative in Art Daily

    “Art Bridges, a foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art in all regions across the nation, is committing $5 million to its partner museums as they face implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bridge Ahead Initiative recognizes that Art Bridges partner museums, many of which are located in small and mid-sized communities, are facing serious financial challenges posed by COVID-19 closures.”

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  2. The Bridge Ahead Initiative

    Art Bridges announces Bridge Ahead Initiative in support of museum partners during COVID-19 pandemic BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Art Bridges, a foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art in all regions across the nation, is committing $5 million* to its partner museums as they face implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bridge Ahead Initiative recognizes that Art Bridges partner museums, many of which are located in small and mid-sized communities, are facing serious financial challenges posed by COVID-19 closures. Funding will be distributed following a simple application process. “Art Bridges is committed to supporting our partners as they provide greater...

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  3. El Paso Museum of Art in Hyperallergic

    Lake Valley

    Rachel Rose, Lake Valley, 2016

    “Rachel Rose’s animated piece Lake Valley is a dreamy video and sound installation about a day in the life of a young girl and her pet. The collaged video work debuted at the Venice Biennale in 2016, and is composed of images from 19th-century children’s books layered with hand-drawn animations.”

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  4. Art Bridges in Magazine Antiques

    “The most significant addition to the ranks of these art-sharing organizations is Art Bridges, the brainchild of Walmart heir Alice Walton, who launched the nonprofit foundation in 2016.”

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  5. Visionary leaders join the Art Bridges board

    Alice Walton

    Alice Walton, Art Bridges founder

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Art Bridges, a new foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art across the country, has assembled a roster of industry leaders for its board of directors. Founded by patron of the arts and philanthropist Alice Walton, Art Bridges strives to bring great works of American art out of storage and into communities across the country. The foundation partners with museums of all sizes and locations, providing financial and strategic support of exhibition development, collection loans and programs designed to engage new audiences. “The remarkable individuals who have agreed to join the Art Bridges board of directors...

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  6. Utah MFA showcases Art Bridges & Smithsonian loans

    Salt Lake Tribune Online “Utah art lovers get a chance, starting this weekend at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, to view four paintings that are considered masterpieces — which begs the question: What is a masterpiece?”

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