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This past year has interrupted our daily lives and taken so much from us. I have been inspired by the countless projects undertaken by artists of various mediums, museums, art galleries, arts advocates, community organizations and more, who have developed creative, critical and compelling ways to respond to this moment. Behold, Be Held contributes to this growth of creative responses, which I hope challenges us to think more broadly about ways we can better engage people within and outside of museum galleries––even beyond the pandemic. Most importantly, I hope that the reproduced works on the windows of these three buildings encourage passersby to explore and tap into their own creative responses that draw them closer to the things that they are most in need of right now.

Rikki Byrd

Post a song, or picture, or message that captures the spirit of the exhibition. What moments, communities, or creative works have held you?

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