The submission period for a statewide virtual photo exhibit on the COVID-19 pandemic is open through March 8.

Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf announced the exhibit, “One Lens: Sharing Our Common Views,” in January. “One Lens” highlights the importance of preserving history by encouraging Pennsylvanians to share their experiences during COVID-19 through photography. The submitted images will be displayed for public viewing and archived as visual documentation of the pandemic.

The exhibit will cover three themes:

“Our Heroes,” paying tribute to the people who cannot stay at home.“Our Lives,” looking at how we spend our time at home.“Our Communities,” showcasing Pennsylvanians uniting in the face of a global health crisis. The full exhibit will be released March 19.

Photography experience is not required. For information on how to participate, go online to The exhibit is being presented in partnership with the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

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