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March 05, 2006|By LORI SEARS

`Touched by Katrina'

Get a child's-eye view of the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city and community of New Orleans at the exhibit Reflections on the Storm, through March 12 at Winterthur Museum and Country Estate in Winterthur, Del. The exhibit includes 22 works of art by second- through fifth-grade art pupils in the Talent Education Program at Jefferson Parish public schools in Louisiana.

The exhibit is part of the larger exhibit Touched by Katrina: Healing Art in the Aftermath of the Storm, on display at Winterthur. Touched by Katrina also includes information on efforts by Winterthur's conservation staff and the University of Delaware's art conservation staff in assisting two devastated Gulf Coast museums. There will also be a display on Noah's Wish, an organization that rescues and shelters animals during disasters. The organization and its volunteers played a major role in helping animals during and after the hurricane.

Winterthur is off Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington, Del. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Details: 800-448-3883; winterthur.org for fees.

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