April 2020 - Stay at Home Activities
(The virtual tours below will be better on a bigger screen, but if you're using your phone, consider using the Google Arts & Culture App)
-THE GREAT OUTDOORS-
Scuba dive through marine sanctuaries around the world, including the Florida Keys and American Samoa.
Yale University is now offering one of their most popular classes in history to everyone - for free!
including free or low cost options
Khan Academy and Pixar have teamed up with Walt Disney Imagineers to create a free online course that gives you a behind-the-scenes peek into theme park design.
View the inside of this Amsterdam museum, which house the largest Van Gogh collection in the world.
The British Museum
Tour the artwork of the Vatican museum’s chapel, including Michaelangelo’s “The Last Judgement”.
including Stonehenge and the Taj Mahal
-FOR THE KIDS-
At 10am weekdays, join Lincoln Center for a fun live class.
Games, stories, videos, and hands-on activities for 14 different science topics.
-ZOOS, AQUARIUMS, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS-
Watch the cherry blossoms bloom in Washington DC.
The most visited zoo in the country has set up live cams so you can “visit” its apes, baboons, condors, elephants, koalas, penguins, polar bears, and tigers. If you’re feeling nostalgic, you can even view the archives of the pre-recorded Giant Panda cam from before the pandas were returned to China last year.
Offering a Home Safari on Facebook Live each day at 3pm EDT where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home.
Be delighted by the antics of their sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of our jellies. With ten live cams to choose from (including sharks and penguins), you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are.
Check in on the zoo’s elephants, giant pandas, lions, and naked mole-rats by taking advantage of their webcams.
Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours.
PBS’s Thirteen Passport service is just $5/month. In addition to the channel’s well known educational programming you can also access concerts from Austin City Limits and Lincoln Center, and Broadway Shows like The Sound of Music, An American in Paris and many more.
The New York Landmarks conservancy video series including Teddy Roosevelt’s birthplace and Wave Hill
Virtual Reality access to all galleries.
St Patrick’s Cathedral is live streaming mass at 10:15am Sundays (as well as 7am Monday through Saturday).