Music

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The Metropolitan Opera

 The Met is providing a series of free Nightly Opera.   These are outstanding performances from the award-winning Live in HD series.   Each night at 7:30 PM a different opera becomes available for streaming and continues to be available until 6:30 the next evening.  Once started the opera is not cut off at 6:30 PM, it just can not be started after that time.

The Greene Space

The Green Space from New York City has converted their musical events into live streams.   The performances cover everything from meditation to rap., from classical to rock operas.

 

Royal Opera House London

On Friday nights the Royal Opera House posts an opera on youtube for you to enjoy.  Go to youtube.com then search for "Royal Opera House Presents".  You will see a combination of talks and opera.  In the lower right corner of the photo by each entry you will see the duration of the entry.  It's an easy way to separate the interviews from the operas and musical performances.

Theater

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National Theatre Live

London's National Theatre is streaming their productions.  A new one starts on Thursdays and is available for approximately 7 days following.  Search on Youtube (using the European spelling) or follow the link below.

Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Show Must Go On  is Andrew Lloyd Webber's gift of us.  One of his shows will stream on Youtube each  Friday Night for 48 hours.  It starts at 1 PM Eastern (7PM in the UK). Youtube will let you set a reminder.

LA Theatre Works Audio

 Audio theatre producer L.A. Theatre Works is currently offering audiences around the globe free recordings of both contemporary and classic plays.  Google them for more plays but what really caught our attention is THE RELATIVITY SERIES.  The Relativity Series presents science as a thoroughly human endeavor, bringing to life the people and stories behind the research and invention which shapes and changes our world., amazing plays such as Arcadia and Breaking the Code.

Museums

From Good Houskeeping Magazine

  

  • The Louvre: You don't have to book a ticket to Paris to check out some of the famous pieces in the world's largest art museum. The Louvre has free online tours of three famous exhibits, including Egyptian Antiquities.
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: The works of Pablo Picasso, Piet MondrianJeff Koons, and Franz Marc are just some of the 625 artists whose work are a part of the Guggenheim's Collection Online.
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Move at your own pace through the 360-degree room-by-room tour of every exhibit in the museum.
  • Van Gogh Museum: You can get up close and personal with the impressionist painter's most famous work thanks to Google Arts & Culture.
  • Getty Museum: Los Angeles's premiere gallery has two virtual tours, including "Eat, Drink, and Be Merry," which is a closer look at food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
  • The Vatican Museum: The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and Raphael's Room, are just some of the sites you can see on the Vatican's virtual tour.
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: Madrid's must-see art museum has the works of some of the continent's most celebrated artists like Rembrandt and Dali available online.
  • Georgia O’Keeffe Museum: Six virtual exhibits are available online from this museum named for the "Mother of American modernism."
  • National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City: Dive into the pre-Hispanic history of Mexico with 23 exhibit rooms full of Mayan artifacts.
  • British Museum, London: The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are just a couple of things that you're able to see on a virtual tour of the museum.
  • NASA: Both Virginia's Langley Research Center and Ohio's Glenn Research Center offer online tours for free. Also, you can try some "augmented reality experiences" via The Space Center Houston's app.
  • National Women's History Museum: Have a late International Women's Day celebration with online exhibits and oral histories from the Virginia museum.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: Though the Met Gala was cancelled this year, you can still have a peak at the The Costume Institute Conversation Lab, which is one of the institution's 26 online exhibits.
  • High Museum of Art, Atlanta: This museum's popular online exhibits include "Civil Rights Photography" — photos that capture moments of social protest like the Freedom Rides and Rosa Park's arrest.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts: Mexican art icon Frida Kahlo is the focal point of two of the four available online exhibits.
  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: The Golden Age of Dutch art is highlighted in this museum which includes the work of Vermeer and Rembrandt.
  • National Museum of the United States Air Force: You can't take a ride in Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential airplane, but you can check it out, in addition to other military weapons and aircraft, online in the Air Force's official museum.
  • MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art): New York's extensive collection is available for view online.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The 16 virtual exhibits include a special section on 21st Century Designer Fashion.

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Activities

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NASA at home - NASA.gov

Craving going outside?  Explore the entire universe on this site.     It has lots of at home things to do for adults, kids and families.  Make sure you check out the tab NASA AUDIENCES.  

Games

If you are a serious gamer you don't need us to tell you where to go.   But if you miss those newspaper games. https://puzzles.usatoday.com/  gives you choices such as kenken and crossword puzzles

Talk

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92nd Street Y

Missing your book club? The 92nd Street Y is a 145 year old institution that provides exceptional, programs in the performing and visual arts; literature and culture .  Appearing you will find some of our greatest names across the arts with a heavy emphasis on writers. .  Please note: the Y's tschedule does include occasional religious subjects. 

Books and Books

Keep an eye on Books and Books website to find out when they will be streaming author talks promised soon.

New World Symphony

Well it is from around Miami but we think these talks are world class..  The NWS has opened up their archive and put it online.  NWS Archive+ is NWS’s new web-based series. Michael Tilson Thomas will moderate discussions with NWS Fellows, alumni, guest artists and visiting faculty about recorded performances from our archives.  

Dance

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Yet to come

We are working on finding free online resources.