Things to do at home

things to do at home( new)Arts

Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera is offering “Nightly Met Opera Streams,” a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.
All “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30pm EDT and will remain available via the homepage of metopera.org for 20 hours. The homepage link will open the performance on the Met Opera on Demand streaming service. The performance will also be viewable on all Met Opera on Demand apps.

https://www.metopera.org/

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony will be sharing performances that provide strength, comfort and joy. The musicians of the Seattle Symphony have generously volunteered to perform free broadcasts with everyone during this time of uncertainty. All broadcasts can be streamed through the Symphony’s social media channels on YouTube and Facebook.

https://seattlesymphony.org/live

Museums

Google Arts & Culture

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en&tab=pop

Take a breathtaking virtual journey to museums across the world using Google’s Arts & Culture Virtual Museum Tours! Over 12,000 international museums are available to be explored.

Streaming

Zoos

Cincinnati Zoo

Join the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden for a Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at 3pm ET where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home! If you missed any videos, don’t worry! You can find them on the zoo’s website at http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Google Arts and Culture

Join the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo every weekday for a Virtual Classroom on Facebook Live! At 11 a.m. join biologists as we secure a future for wildlife at the Zoo. At 1 p.m. join our naturalists as we look for signs of spring, discover wildlife and more. New animals and adventures each weekday!

Woodland Park Zoo

https://blog.zoo.org/2020/03/zoomazium-to-you-play-like-otter.html

While the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is closing, they will be posting Zoomazium to their blog! Staff and educators will be posting a weekly activity to help families create innovative and educational play time at home. Can you guess the first week’s theme? Keep calm and otter on!

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