Art Bridges Launches Bridge Ahead Initiative in Support of Museum Partners during COVID-19 Pandemic

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Art Bridges Launches Bridge Ahead Initiative in Support of Museum Partners during COVID-19 Pandemic

Art Bridges, a foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art in all regions across the nation, is committing $5 million to its partner museums as they face implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bridge Ahead Initiative recognizes that Art Bridges partner museums, many of which are located in small and mid-sized communities, are facing serious financial challenges posed by COVID-19 closures. Funding will be distributed following a simple application process. From "Cross Pollination: Heade, Church, Cole, and Our Contemporary Moment," Martin Johnson Heade, Amethyst Woodstar, ca. 1863 – 1864, Oil on canvas. 12 1/4 x 10 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American