Looking for entertainment and/or education while staying home, checkout some of these options:
Hauser-Wirth Gallery. Louise Bourgeois drawings and more.
Chauvet Caves Famous prehistoric cave paintings in France.
Yale University Art Gallery Browse or search the collection
Lectures from Yale Art Gallery A diverse collection from Tracking Wolves to Van Gogh at the Asylum
Vatican Museum Includes virtual tours.
Natural History Museum London I love this one, the wonders of nature.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 80 galleries in a space which was renovated in 2013.
National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, South Korea An inspiring mix of print, design, sculpture, photography, new media and other large-scale installations.
British Museum, London See the Rosetta Stone Egyptian mummies and other wonders.
Museu de Arte, Sao Paolo, Brazil Paintings are displayed on glass panels or crystal easels.
Bite Size Book Buzz - Short monthly video roundup from publishers on their book picks.
HarperCollins’s Library Love Fest team chats with authors and also tell you about their hottest reads. Join live on the Library Love Fest Facebook page or watch past events on their You Tube channel .
Virtual Book Channel from Literary Hub Original programming with author interviews, virtual book tours and more to support the book loving community.
Tolstoy Together Join a discussion of War & Peace where you only have to read 12-15 pages a day.
Quarantine Book Club Join authors on Zoom for spirited discussions. There is a small fee.
Instagram Live Literary Salon from NYC Follow them on Instagram and join in.
Hannah Arendt Book Group Explore with professor Roger Berkowitz of Bard. Meets weekly with selection of 20-50 pages per meeting
No Equipment Workouts Visual workouts are designed to guide you through the routine, as you go from one exercise to the next, in an easier fashion than in a video. Just follow the guides and have fun!
Kids' Exercise Videos collection of YouTube channels includes a heap of kids exercise videos to get kids moving, grooving and having fun.
Qigong Videos A collection from Mimi Kuo-Deemer, a favorite of mine.
Gold's Gym Workouts Free through the end of May.
Music & Performance:
Ancram Opera House Ancram’s fascinating residents share stories in short videos.
Canada Performs Wide variety of live performances from our neighbor to the North.
Alvin Ailey Dance All Access Watch performances, join live conversations on Instagram and do dance classes for everyone.
Metropolitan Opera Past performances free streaming for 23 hours.
Bavarian Opera House Free live concerts on Monday evenings through April.
Bard Fisher Center Upstreaming A variety of performances
Hotchkiss School Streaming A variety of concerts live and recorded.
Dr. Mike Magee on Health Care Excellent summary of how we got where we are and where to go. Dr. Magee spoke at the Library in the fall.
Atlas Obscura A definitive guide to the world’s hidden wonders.
Salisbury Forum, Wendy Schiller The last Salisbury Forum on the Power of Elections
Learn Craft Cocktails Join Zoom sessions at 6 or 11 with NY bartenders and learn their craft.
Litchfield Historical Society Interactive exhibits. Plus, check the calendar of events and sign up for live events, like Cursive with Kate and History Mystery.
Salisbury Forum Videos Check out Douglas Tallamy on using native species at your home.
Wave Hill Gardens This site offers a wonderful array from gardening and bees to yoga.
Bronx Zoo, Virtually Live web cams and more
New York Botanical Garden Virtual walks, plant advice and more.
Geo Guess - Land somewhere and use clues to figure out where you are.
Earthcam A variety of animal cams, wild and zoos.
Explore.org Variety of animal cams, including animal sanctuaries.