While the COVID-19 pandemic has presented serious challenges to artists and museums across the country (and world), the artistic community continues to find new and inventive ways to connect and create during this time of uncertainty. Look no further than the must-watch video above for evidence. American filmmakers Ivan Cash and Jacob Jonas crowd-sourced a collective look at global life during the crisis featuring dozens of people from 30 of the world's most-affected countries. The results are a stunning display of hope and resilience for these anxiety-ridden times.
Here are a few other news items and stories that struck a chord with the Denver Art Museum staff in the past week:
Art news from Colorado:
Denver Parks & Recreation @ Home offer online activities starting April 20 (via 303 Magazine)
The "Gift Basket" is a heartfelt, and urgent, present from Denver artists to all of us (via The Denver Post)
Art news from around the globe:
What we miss without museums (via The New Yorker)
How three different museums are facing Covid-19 (via Artsy)
The (creative) Empire Strikes Back… with cuff links! (via MailChimp)
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