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Local art community speak on helping industry during pandemic

By Alejandra Palacios Click here for updates on this story     MILWAUKEE (WDJT) — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin was in Milwaukee Saturday afternoon, Aug. 28. visiting the Pabst Theater to meet with recipients of a grant which provided funding to local entertainment venues affected by the pandemic. Senator Baldwin and local representatives in the arts community said the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant, known as SVOG, ...

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Sen. Baldwin, local art community speak on SVOG helping industry during pandemic

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58)-- U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin was in Milwaukee Saturday afternoon, Aug. 28. visiting the Pabst Theater to meet with recipients of a grant which provided funding to local entertainment venues affected by the pandemic. Senator Baldwin and local representatives in the arts community said the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant, known as SVOG, made a big difference in keeping places like the Pabst ...

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From the Artists Helping the CDC Encourage Vaccinations to the Threat of Cultural Destruction in Afghanistan: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Where the Cool Kids Are – Artist Jamian Juliano-Villani is opening her own gallery in the East Village to show artists she admires, and throw parties. Vax Required to Visit Museums in NYC – New York is the latest city to require visitors to show proof of vaccination before visiting city museums and galleries. The Shows Will Go On – Art Basel and Frieze London are laying ...

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Boulder shooting united a community; this art is helping them heal

The Drawing Parallels exhibit at the Museum of Boulder gathers community artifacts and art from a year of racial reckoning protests, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mass shooting earlier this year at a local grocery store. The centerpiece combines the origami Memorial Crane Project by Karla Funderbunk with pillars of cranes preserved from the makeshift memorial at the site of the shooting.Hart Van Denburg/CPR ...

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NFTs are helping artists solve a vital problem: who owns digital artwork? | Art and design

The artist Kevin Abosch has sold a picture of a potato for $1.5m, made a neon sculpture inspired by cryptocurrency, and even sold his own blood on the blockchain. So in many ways, entering the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) was the next logical step for the 51-year-old Irish artist, whose work explores themes of digital currency and value. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are electronic ...

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State helping non-profit art organizations impacted by the pandemic

Click here for updates on this story     NORWCIH, Connecticut (WFSB) — The pandemic decimated the arts community along with restaurants and establishments. Now, the State of Connecticut is coming to the aid of many of the non-profit arts organizations in Norwich and New London to keep them afloat. Several Norwich area art organizations have been using the gazebo in Brown Park for some social ...

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