Livestream and Virtual Culture for this New Age

Many have been advised to social distance during the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) so I wanted to put together a list of resources for those who might be looking for some culture to entertain themselves in the evenings or weekends when they are not working.

Note this is an ever-changing list, last updated 3/23/2020. If you know of any livestream or special webcasted events please share in the comments.

New York

Met Opera – every night at 7:30 EST, the Met will be streaming past opera performances through March 22. Learn more here.

Caramoor – Rising Stars concert livestream – available until Tuesday, 3/17

92Y – Livestream events and more links on their Facebook page

Jazz at Lincoln Center – as of 3/15/2020, concerts starting mid-April will be available for livestream

Across the US and Global Opportunities

Virtual Museum tours – this is list from Travel and Leisure which includes links to virtual tours of museums including:

  • British Museum, London
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  • Musee d’Orsay, Paris
  • National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
  • Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  • Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
  • Uffizi Gallery, Florence
  • MASP, Sao Paulo
  • National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Philharmonie Berlin – access to the Digital Concert Hall available free of charge through March 31

Seattle Symphony – streaming concerts, check their website for links

Operavision – streaming of Operas performed across Europe (click Library to search)

Reform Judaism Shabbat Services – synagogues offer webcasted services across the USA.

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