The Denver Channel: This art exhibit is connecting strangers from behind their masks

October 29, 2021

After nearly two years of the pandemic, a new art exhibit is hoping to reconnect strangers from behind their masks, at a time when museums are hoping to regain visitors who might have stayed away because of COVID-19.

Oliver Barker is the director of the Cape Ann Museum. Tucked away in the historic fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts, it's a place that inspired the works of great artists like Edward Hopper.

"Art has a really central role in all of our lives," Barker said.



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