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  1. Florence Griswold Museum in Lyme Line

    The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme has been obliged to postpone one of its most popular events, Wee Faerie Village, due to ongoing health risks associated with large crowds amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Museum is launching Virtual Faerie Village in its place. This will be available through Nov. 1, at FlorenceGriswoldMuseum.org and VirtualFaerieVillage.org.  Virtual Faerie Village is generously supported by Art Bridges, the ForGood Fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, and the Joffray Family.

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  2. WVU Art Museum in The DA

    The Art Museum of WVU held its first public virtual tour of the semester on Sept. 18, which featured its new exhibit “Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press.” “I work really hard to get people in here when they can, but obviously the situation has changed with COVID,” said Heather Harris, educational programs manager at the Art Museum of WVU. “I do think that you can still have meaningful experiences with works of art in the virtual sphere.” The Art Museum recently received funding from the Art Bridges Foundation, an organization that supports art...

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  3. Bridge Ahead Initiative in Inside Philanthropy

    After the global pandemic hit, Art Bridges launched Bridge Ahead to help partner museums “remain in touch with their audiences during this period and to prepare for reopening in the months ahead.” The initiative distributes funding in two phases. The first supported partner museums as they developed engagement opportunities and programs to connect with their communities remotely. The second phase provides support as museums prepare to reopen.

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  4. Manitowoc’s Rahr-West Art Museum in The Harold Times

    “The summer exhibit at the Rahr-West Art Museum, “On Loan from Art Bridges,” features two conceptual works of art from the collection of Art Bridges: Terry Adkins’ “Native Son (Circus)” and Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ “Untitled (L.A.).” These works are pretty different from what we usually exhibit, as they are works by artists of color, are made of unconventional materials and are much more conceptual in nature than anything in our own collection.“

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  5. Michener Art Museum in The Intelligencer

    “The Michener Art Museum is bringing art to the outdoors by placing installations around Doylestown Borough. The outdoor exhibit titled “Paint Dtown” features reproductions of 16 art pieces from the Michener’s permanent collection. Paint Dtown is funded through the Art Bridges Foundation.“

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  6. Eastman Museum on WHEC News Rochester

    “The George Eastman Museum has received $70,000 in grants from Art Bridges. The Eastman Museum says it will use the grant money to create more online content for its “Eastman Museum at Home” program and to enhance COVID-19 protocols.“

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