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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-

 

Live Stream the Northern Lights  

 

Yosemite National Park

 

Hike the Great Wall of China

Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii 

Yellowstone National Park 

Marine Sanctuaries 

Scuba dive through marine sanctuaries around the world, including the Florida Keys and American Samoa. 

Carlsbad Caverns 

Bryce Canyon 

 

-CLASSES- 

The Science of Well-Being

Yale University is now offering one of their most popular classes in history to everyone - for free!

Harvard Classes 

including free or low cost options

Wine Tasting

Chess lessons

Free “Imagineering” Course 

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.

-FOREIGN MUSEUMS-

Musee d’Orsay in Paris

The Tate London

Uffizi Gallery in Florence

Van Gogh Collection 

View the inside of this Amsterdam museum, which house the largest Van Gogh collection in the world. 

 

Gaudi’s Casa Batllo - Barcelona​

 

The British Museum 

Roam the halls of the world’s oldest national public museum.

Or 

Learn more about specific exhibits

The Louvre

The Sistine Chapel

Tour the artwork of the Vatican museum’s chapel, including Michaelangelo’s “The Last Judgement”. 

The Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres, Spain 

Palace of Versailles in France

-TRAVEL-

Visit Jerusalem

Japan
 

Chile 

Tel Aviv

30 UNESCO  World Heritage Sites

including Stonehenge and the Taj Mahal 

-FOR THE KIDS-

Karma Kids Yoga 

MoMA: Art Activities 

Lincoln Center 

At 10am weekdays, join Lincoln Center for a fun live class. 

American Museum of Natural History 

Games, stories, videos, and hands-on activities for 14 different science topics. 

Disney Rides

-AMERICAN ATTRACTIONS-

The White House 

 

The Art Institute of Chicago

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles

 

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History 

NASA - Hubble Space Telescope

George Washington’s Mount Vernon 

-ZOOS, AQUARIUMS, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS-

Cherry Blossoms

Watch the cherry blossoms bloom in Washington DC. 

San Diego Zoo 

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. 

 

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden 

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.

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium

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.

 

Smithsonian’s National Zoo​

Check in on the zoo’s elephants, giant pandas, lions, and naked mole-rats by taking advantage of their webcams. 

-PERFORMING ARTS- 

 

The Metropolitan Opera 

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. 

 

Stand Up NY Comedy

Stars sing from their homes in the “Together at Home” Series: 

The NY Philharmonic

Lincoln Center Music

Vienna State Opera 


Tour the Sydney Opera House

 

Broadway shows 

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. 

-NYC ATTRACTIONS-

The Met​

Take a 360 degree tour 

Or 

Learn more about the collection 

The Frick 

NYC landmarks

The New York Landmarks conservancy video series including Teddy Roosevelt’s birthplace and Wave Hill 

The Intrepid 

The Guggenheim  

Virtual Reality access to all galleries. 

-OTHER-

Catholic Mass 

St Patrick’s Cathedral is live streaming mass at 10:15am Sundays (as well as 7am Monday through Saturday). 

 

Meditating at the Rubin 

Test Your Spy Skills 

Fun Webinars (wine, comics, jazz, mansions)