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Museums and art schools donated supplies to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases.

Category: Health
A museum conservator at work. Photo by Fabian Strauch/picture alliance via Getty Images.

Museums all over are donating extra personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals and other locations.

“We must come together to help keep our communities safe and healthy, and donating gloves and masks for those on the frontline is one step.”

– Laura Sparks

The Museum of Modern Art has donated nearly 3,000 nitrile gloves to various New York City hospitals, as well as 300 N95 masks. Art schools have also jumped in to contribute their resources to hospitals. Employees at the Cooper Union, the esteemed New York art, design, and architecture school, donated supplies including masks, gloves, disinfecting wipes, and protective goggles.

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