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The Metropolitan Opera hosts “Nightly Met Opera Streams” on its official website to audiences worldwide. These free streams present encores of past performances from its famed Live in HD series from the past 14 years. The encore presentations begin at 7:30 p.m. each night.

Download over 200 art books from the Guggenheim for free

Over 20 notable film festivals from around the world including Cannes and Sundance have joined together to stream movies free on YouTube. The move is part of the “We Are One: A Global Film Festival,” a 10-day event showcasing a selection of feature films, shorts, documentaries, music, comedy, and panel discussions.
Begins May 29 and runs until June 7.

Virtually tour Frank Lloyd Wrights most famous buildings Note: They are taking a short summer vacation from #WrightVirtualVisits. The project will relaunch on August 20 in an exciting new format but you still view videos online.

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Free Will Sliney comic book art classes on YouTube
If you know a kid who’s constantly drawing Spider-Man, this is their chance to learn from a pro. Irish comic book artist Will Sliney started a Twitter challenge for school kids stuck at home, and due to overwhelming response, he’s started offering free art classes on YouTube, too. Join in the fun by following #wewilldraw.

The University of California, Berkeley, is offering free Zoom art classes, among them DIY sculpture classes where garbage is upcycled into art. From paper clay sculptures to collages and homemade play dough, drawing teacher Vanessa Ditullio shows students how to make metallic bouquets from cut-up recycled cans.

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Free Drawing Lessons Live Stream Schedule Every Mon, Wed, & Fri at 3PM EST

Free photography classes

Blueprint is making classes free for two weeks

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Take one of these virtual tours of the galleries at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museo Nacional We especially love the Rembrandt and Portraiture exhibition. They have VR capabilities too.

Marvel is offering free comics to download

Free Art Lessons from Disney Artist Aaron Blaise

Rob Biddulph, children’s book author & artist is offering free art lessons. ~ Rob is an internationally bestselling and multi award-winning author and illustrator. He is the official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019 and 2020.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design has made available over 200 downloadable Vintage Posters on Flickr. Art of the Poster 1880-1918 is a curated collection of works from artists like Alphonse Mucha, Jules Chéret and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, known for their contributions during the Belle Époque period, which is synonymous with iconic art and is often called the Golden Age of design.

Watch extraordinary performances free from The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts stages and beyond, with new releases daily, special series and original stories. Explore their vast collection of thousands of videos.

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Watch Shakespeare Plays for free every fortnight

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Free concerts streamed to the world.

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Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums

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Skillshare is giving two months of free access to its Premium Membership for students. Access over 24,000 classes

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Parents swoon with gratitude over daily ‘Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems!’ videos

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Amazon is offering a free month of educational books and shows for kids

Chinese Museums closed by the coronavirus put their exhibitions online

Audible just made hundreds of titles completely free to help during coronavirus crisis

The show must go on! If you’re isolated at home, watch these performances

6 Eclectic Online Exhibitions You Can Explore With the Click of a Mouse

You Can Virtually ‘Ride’ These Disney Attractions From The Comfort Of Your Living Room

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Indigenous educators volunteer to teach short K-8 lessons online amid school closures

From Frida to Shakespeare, the Amazing Things They Did whilst “Social Distancing

The Social Distancing Festival has a calendar of numerous ways to celebrate the arts around the world each day. Many opportunities are free but some links are to performances that require an online admission fee. Some options are restricted for viewing in the US.

‘Frozen’ actor Josh Gad reading to kids on Twitter to provide entertainment during outbreak

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Eight Digital Education resources from the Smithsonian

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Illustrator gives free lessons to kids

45 places you can download tens of thousands books, plays and other literary texts completely legally for free

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Take a virtual tour of Monet’s home

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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers over 1,000 archived performances, all free, online. You can also listen to interviews with artists and learn more about the pieces through lecture

12 Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy While Schools Are Closed

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