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In March 2020, the art world — along with most everything else — started shutting down. Doors to museums and galleries closed. Shows and exhibits were postponed. Then postponed again. Then canceled.

But that didn’t mean artists themselves stopped creating. A new exhibition at Charlotte’s Mint Museum shows just how artists were able to adapt to isolation and find inspiration during a whirlwind year of pandemic, uprising, racial reckoning and political furor.

“Silent Streets: Art in the Time of Pandemic” opens April 17 at Mint Museum Uptown. Regional, national and international artists are featured, and mediums include painting, comic strips, collages, photography and video.

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