Looking for things to keep you busy while at home?
Broward’s arts and cultural organizations offer an array of virtual events, tours, and downloadable resources that are great ways to stimulate your mind, supplement your new home-school program, or explore places you’ve never been.
YAA At Home, a center for downloadable content and virtual tours that will keep your kids busy, including:
- Virtual Museum Tours to explore the museum at home with interactive 360 views of each unique gallery space and clickable content
- YAA Museum iSpy 360, an adventure through YAA while learning new vocabulary words
- Collaborative YAYA Design Challenge, a downloadable printable activity where kids can email a photo of their completed design for a chance to be posted on the museum’s Facebook page
- Character Creation Challenge & Coloring Book, a downloadable printable activity by special guest artist David Anasagasti
The Museum of Discovery and Science will send educational videos, activities and programming to you every morning. Subscribe to their newsletter to get all the information sent to your mailbox or view IMAX movies you can rent at home here.
Explore the arts in South Florida with Video on Demand options hosted by Art Hive Magazine co-publishers; first episode "Warehouse Wonderland" here.
Broward County Libraries will keep you and your family stocked with reading and educational materials. You can access free eBooks & eAudiobooks on their website here. Scroll through to pick a book, join a discussion, or listen to author interviews.
Miami-based Brazilian artist Romero Britto is offering free downloable coloring books for people of all ages on his website here. Print the page and snap a picture of it to post to Instagram with the hashtag #HappyArtBritto to have your coloring page featured on his feed.
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens is offering free content on their website for you to access as your leisure. Updated with new information regularly, you can continue to revisit their page to engage with the community they have hosted there. To see the virtual space, click here.
New World Symphony is debuting a web-based series called NWS Archive+, a moderated discussion with the New World Symphony Fellows, Alumni, guest artists, and visiting faculty on the recorded performance from their archives. New World Symphony is also hosting Live From Our Living Room, a live, informal chamber music concert performed on Fridays at 7PM from musicians homes in Miami Beach on their Facebook here. You can read more about what they’re offering and receive updates here.
Starting March 30, the Betsy Hotel and the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios have partnered on an Arts Salon Programs to host weekly installments of a new online interactive art salon series call “Zen and the Art of….” which features talks and performances by some of the most innovative artists of today. These talks will be held on Zoom and you can RSVP to attend by emailing here. Details >
The Dali Museum is offering virtual tours through their app. Download the free digital Dali museum app for themed virtual tours and augmented reality tours, or visit their website to explore the museums collection. You can see them here.
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is offering virtual tours of their exhibits as they stay committed to the community by remaining “open” virtually. You can see more information and tours on their website here.
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Science Museum is offering Frost Science@Home, a virtual series featuring facts and spotlights on their programming that you can access from home, including Miko, the Loggerhead Turtle, and their learning resources and activities. You can see more on their website here.
The Bass Museum of Art is hosting artist interviews and talks as well as virtual tours of their space on their website. You can also access a variety of lesson plans, activity guides, coloring pages, and even their Art Camp from Home program through their site in case you need any planning assistance for the week with your kids. For more information and access, click here.
Miami New Drama is offering free digital sessions of their MasteMiND Class, a series of acting, writing, and directing sessions hosted by award-winning artists. You can learn more and RSVP for their writing class here, their acting class here, and their directing class here.
The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami is hosting all the artwork that they have on display on their website so you can get a (virtual) up-close-and-personal look. You can see their collection on their website here.
WLRN is now offering a daily ‘At-home Learning’ segment from 8AM to 6PM, with teaching session segmented throughout the day and geared towards different ages. Educators and parents can access supplemental lesson plans and curriculum materials. For more information, visit the link here.
We’ll be updating this list with new information as it’s offered. For more information or to submit a listing, email us at email@example.com.