On February 8, 2020, BhamStands brought some fantastic local artists here at Stephen Smith Fine Arts. The goal was to raise awareness and make a statement about issues that concerned them and offer their perspective for our nation in 2020. Oh, it was great night. Connections were made and the seeds of many new friendships planted.
I doubt any of knew that this would be our last hurrah before the world turned upside down. One last show in relative normality. A normality in which lockdowns and mask mandates were things that happened in other places. They didn't concern Americans. And why should they? That kind of thing could never happen here.
Never say never. The rest is, quite literally, history. And normality has yet to be restored 2 years later.
I came across some pictures from that night, that show. I decided to share them with you. I'd have shared more, but to be honest, I'm new at this and couldln't get them all to load.
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