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Fayetteville, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Crystal Bridges and The Momentary creates a campaign to help people in isolation feel connected.

No matter why you might be in the hospital, you would typically have family by your side.

“In several instances you would have them holding your hand, supporting you, so it’s been unique because we’ve had to restrict that,” Northwest Medical Center CEO Hans Driessnack said.

It is tough on patients at Northwest Medical Center where visitation is currently limited. So Crystal Bridges and The Momentary are helping them all find a way to connect.

“We’re bringing them a little bit of comfort and joy through arts experiences,” Crystal Bridges Museum Chief Education Officer Marissa Reyes said.

It is called the social connecting campaign. Nine artists are creating artwork inspired by the word “together.”

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