The Plague Year

Artist Rene Gómez creates street art as part of an August 2020 community street painting day sponsored by Rhode Island Latino Arts. One of many items shared with the Rhode Island COVID-19 Archive. Photo by Marta Martinez.
It’s been an entire year since the pandemic hit with full force, an anniversary that gives us a chance to reflect on what we have all experienced, and how the history of this difficult plague year will be written. Joining us is Jim McGrath, one of the curators of The Journal of the Plague Year, which has been collecting stories and digital artifacts of the past twelve months.

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