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Art and writing talent showcased in new book produced by creative groups in north Highlands woth coronavirus crisis lockdown inspiring many

Creative groups in East Sutherland have collaborated to produce a new booklet showcasing artwork and writing from members.Entitled Creative in Lockdown, the book is the outcome of a partnership between members of Art 'n Blether, and online creative writing groups, run by Helmsdale based Connecting Communities.The front cover of the new book which contains contributions from members of Connecting Communities' art and writing groups.It ...

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Artists Are Selling $140 Photographs Online to Support India’s Depleted Hospitals as It Battles a Coronavirus Surge

India, the world’s second most populous nation, is in the throes of a deadly coronavirus surge that has claimed the lives of more than 4,000 people in just the past 24 hours. And according to reports from the health ministry, the number of daily infections has exceeded 300,000 every day for the past two weeks. Now, the arts community is rallying to support overwhelmed ...

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LA County art, history museums emerge from coronavirus closures today – Daily News

More cultural institutions continued to emerge from COVID-19 closures, with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Natural History Museum both welcoming visitors again on Thursday, April 1. Capacity will be limited to 25% at both museums until Monday, when the county will move into the orange tier of the state’s COVID-19 economic blueprint, allowing museums to boost capacity to 50%. “The ...

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Art shows children’s struggles during coronavirus pandemic, says researcher

A collection of children's drawings made during the pandemic illustrates the mental toll the pandemic is taking on Canadian youth, says the researcher behind a project analyzing their artwork. Many of the submissions by kids and teenagers on childart.ca depict people alone, haunted by shadowy spectres, or worse, their own thoughts. Collectively, the images paint a stark picture of how the trials of young ...

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Art Project Honors Healthcare Heroes Lost to Coronavirus

NYC has recorded more than 25,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic with an estimated 1,000 thousand healthcare workers among them. One organization is paying tribute to the lives lost through art. The Hero Art Project creates portraits of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare staff who died fighting the coronavirus.  Arthouse.nyc is pairing family members of those workers with an artist who creates ...

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Las Olas Art Fair canceled due to coronavirus concerns

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The 33rd annual Las Olas Art Fair that was scheduled for this weekend has been canceled amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19, event organizers announced Thursday.The art fair was supposed to be held Saturday and Sunday on Las Olas Boulevard, but event producer Howard Alan Events decided to cancel the art fair as the county’s positivity rate remains above ...

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Hospitals still flooding with coronavirus patients despite new year, experts warn – National

OTTAWA — The fraught year of 2020 may be over, but experts warn the dawn of a new year doesn’t mean an end to the troubles caused by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.Patients in multiple Canadian hotspots are flooding hospitals at an alarming rate and expected to arrive in even greater numbers in the weeks to come, doctors and health centres said ...

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Free offerings on Cleveland Museum of Art website brighten a winter darkened by coronavirus pandemic

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Jane Alexander, the chief digital information officer for the Cleveland Museum of Art, was jazzed.She and staff members staged a dry run last March for immersive digital displays designed for an upcoming exhibition on the restoration of the museum’s monumental Cambodian sculpture of the Hindu god Krishna saving humanity from a deluge by holding a mountain overhead like a giant umbrella.“The ...

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