French Art Institutions Request Permission to Reopen

February 4th, 2021

French arts institutions have written an open letter to the government asking for permission to reopen.  “For an hour, for a day, for a week or for a month, let us half open our doors, even if we have to close them,” it reads. “We express the wish to be able to take care of visitors now, because it seems essential to us that places of culture can once again offer a sensitive aid to mental well-being to cope with this crisis. Art, like health, helps heal the human soul.”

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