BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Albright Knox Art Gallery made a donation of medical supplies to ECMC Tuesday.
On its Twitter account, the gallery explained that the museum's art preparator team uses medical safety supplies to handle and conserve certain artwork. The supplies include respirators, safety glasses, surgical gloves, coveralls and aprons. These items are in high supply as the country deals with the COVID-19 outbreak.
When handling and conserving certain artworks, the museum's Art Preparator team uses medical safety supplies—items that are in high demand to combat COVID-19. Earlier today, the AK donated respirators, safety glasses, surgical gloves, coveralls, and aprons to @ECMCBuffalo. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/p45s9mUoRQ— Albright-Knox (@AlbrightKnox) March 24, 2020
The art gallery's Twitter account went on to say, "Thank you to medical and healthcare professionals for your hard work in keeping us safe and healthy."