Online Events and Entertainment for Quarantine
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Google Doc listing board games, card games, puzzles, and more available online.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, Spain.
Ken Burns’ The Gene: An Intimate History on PBS.
Mike Perry’s downloadable coloring books.
Thought Gallery online events listing.
Airbnb online experiences.
Story Collider’s online story hour, every Friday at 7pm ET.
Mailchimp presents the SXSW Short Film Festival online.
Oat the Goat, an interactive animated story.
David Zwirner online viewing rooms.
Film Forum Virtual Cinema (paid).
Munk Debates weekly online video dialogs.
Google Arts & Culture national park tours.
Think & Drink Different talks via Zoom ($5).
Exploding Dots online learning series for playing with mathematical concepts.
Museum of Math live events.
Patrick Stewart is reading a Shakespeare sonnet every day on Instagram.
Draft & Draw Hangouts via Zoom.
This giant list of ideas for being home with kids.
The Social Distancing Festival is a collection of livestreams from around the world.
Explore.org nature web cams (always online and fun to browse).
92Y events archive.
Virtual travel livestreams.
Think Like a Coder is a 10-episode series from TED-Ed of a sci-fi adventure incorporating programming puzzles and concepts along the way.
Suspense, an old-time radio drama series.
Make collages and assemblages in AR space using your own photographs with Google Weird Cuts.
An epic journey from the big bang, in collaboration with CERN.
The Greene Space livestreams.
The Louvre online tours.
The Skint online events listing.
Secret Science Club online events (live programming to come).
44 free engineering and science challenges from the James Dyson Foundation.
Sofar Sounds online listening room lets artists host live shows.
The British Museum, visualized through time.
Hollis Taggart viewing rooms.
Museum of Natural History virtual tours.
New York Society for Ethical Culture live events.
The Kid Should See This (always a good resource).
Quarantine Book Club ($5).
Intelligence Squared U.S. debate archive.
Colorables, a collection of free printable coloring pages.
Brooklyn Public Philosophers’ “Ask a Philosopher” on Facebook Live.
Pace Gallery viewing rooms (free signup required).
Tribeca Film Festival daily short films.
New York Academy of Sciences webinars.
“The Shows Must Go On!,” a virtual series of Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway musicals, free every Friday on YouTube.
Everywhere School, a calendar of educational livestreams for kids.
“Tip Your Waitstaff,” an Instagram Live Standup Comedy series hosted by Mike Birbiglia where various comics test run new material.
The Morgan Library’s virtual talks and tours.
Poster House online content like free design workshops, monthly book club meetings, and more.
Free coloring pages from cultural institutions around the world.
Virtual tours of stunning libraries from around the world.
Collage Retreat, a collection of scanned images to collage with.
Brooklyn Brainery online classes.
Stream Shakespeare plays and performances online from The Globe Theater.
Virtual salons from the Type Directors Club.
Joe Wicks, The Body Coach.
Atlas Obscura’s “Wonder from Home” online experiences, stories, and videos.
Meetup is still hosting myriad online events.
Wassaic Project is an amazing artist collective that holds open studios and exhibitions on Instagram Live and Zoom.
An introduction to watching movies online.
Sean Carroll’s Biggest Ideas in the Universe.
An awe-inspiring NYT series on the cosmos covering some of our latest discoveries and explorations.
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