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Chloe Bernardo, Ed.


The project is called A Drawing a Day Keeps the Pandemic Away. We created it on March 17th, which was the day when we realized that we weren’t going to be able to go back into the museum and continue installing the exhibitions we had been planning to open on March 27th. People were asking us what we, as an art museum, were going to do to reach out to the community during the pandemic shutdown and honestly we were wondering that ourselves, so we had an online brainstorming session and came up with the idea of posting a daily drawing prompt on Instagram. Anyone who wanted could respond to the prompt by posting a drawing and tagging us. Then we would add their drawing to our story feed and our highlights, so there would be a growing record of everything we’d received. At the end of the project we would turn the submissions into a catalog. Drawing a Day is not only something that gives people a connection to the arts community during the shutdown, it’s also going to become a historical archive.

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Las Vegas (Nev.)

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Majorie Barrick Museum of Art




Expression; Pandemic art; Grounding; Majorie Barrick Museum


Art and Design | Digital Humanities | Social History

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The authors in this volume are:

Eunkang Koh

Christel Polkowski

Eva J. Scoville

Marianne Campbell

Shaun Weston

Dan Hernandez

Tina Niswonger


Jas Le

Sue Bunyan

Beverly Neas

Jeremaim Rodriguez

Kaelin Bland

Mary Garcia

Meghan Coleman

Stephan Gifford

B. E. Gutierrez

Joshua Kingston

Marianne Boers

Robert Bechtle

Rachel Schmidt

Wyatt Stribling


Jeff Musser

Ruben Brown


Nate Spangler

Mario Camalig

Eric LoPresti

Noelle Garcia

Cat Dixon

J. W. Caldwell

Jennifer Hernandez

Jennifer Moreno

Melanie Grace Munsell

Aniyah Greenfield

Victor Orozco-Rodriguez

Ashleigh Rocha

Anthony Castaneda

Maonry Alvarado

Haley Martin

Nancy Good

Stewart Freshwater

A. Perry

Emily Reid

Corrie Zam-Northan

Beth Brooks McCall

Kim Johnson

Kristi Watson

John Bunyan

Joy Montano


Nellie Petersson

Olivia Napa

Ivan Gonzalez

Valeria Sanchez

Martin Johnson

Annie Savage

Hope Watson

Linda Kerlin

J. W. Watson

Eri King


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A Drawing a Day Keeps the Pandemic Away: Vol 7