Museums

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, June 5:

FRONT International graphic
Courtesy FRONT

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent a shockwave through the region’s arts sector, closing museums, canceling concerts and delaying events. Front International Triennial, a huge regional art exhibition scheduled for next summer, announced it is postponing for an entire year due to coronavirus fallout.

Canton Museum of Art virtual gallery
Canton Museum of Art

Museums across the region are still closed under Ohio’s stay-at-home order. But six museums in Stark and Tuscarawas Counties have joined together to create new online content for patrons.

a photo of an outdoor sculpture at Cleveland Museum of Art
MARK AREHART / WKSU

As Gov. Mike DeWine and health officials urge Ohioans to practice "social distancing" to lessen the spread of COVID-19, area museums are closing their doors to the public.