***Updated 3.25.20, Scroll to the bottom!***
The best thing we can do right now as a country is to hunker down and stay put.
As we mentioned on Friday, now is a really good time to dive into a new hobby or learn a new skill. Resiliency through times of uncertainty is supported by curiosity, exploration, and learning!
Learn a language, take a virtual tour of a museum, listen to an audiobook, take a free online course, and much much more.
Check out the entire list below!
Smithsonian Distance Learning Portal — Available here
8 Additional Online Learning Tools Powered by Smithsonian — Available here
NASA Made their Entire Media Library Open to the Public — Available here
Free language courses — Duo Lingo, My Daily Phrase
Free Audio Books and E-Books — ManyBooks, Gutenburg
Free Online Courses and Lectures — OpenCulture, Coursera, MITcourses, GreatCoursesDaily
Culture and Entertainment
Google’s Free Art and Culture Collection — Available here
Smithsonian Museum Open Access — Available here
Virtual Tours of the Louvre — Available here
Virtual Exhibits from the Van Gogh Museum — Available here
Hundreds of recordings of readings, concerts, and educational talks provided free by New York City art institution, 92Y — Available Here
Netflix is hosting watch parties so you can quarantine and chill with your friends! — Availabe here
Cincinnati Zoo is live-streaming with animals daily, their Facebook Page has the schedule — Available here
Old Friends Animal Sanctuary’s live feed of their elderly rescue dog gathering room will melt your heart — Available here
Africam’s stream from Tembe Elephant Park often has wildlife stopping by the watering hole (keep in mind the time difference) — Available here
Monterey Bay Aquarium has a live feed camera in their Jellyfish tank. Be soothed from a safe distance! — Available here
Take a live look into Georgia Aquarium’s coral reef — Available here
Live DJ dance parties every night with DJ Nice (On Sunday over 160,000 people joined in!) Details on his IG — Available here
Livestream of the Northern Lights. Best time to view is 10 pm – 4 am Est — Available here
Billboard has launched a Live at Home Series, featuring Miley Cyrus, Luke Bryan, Josh Groban and more, where artists will perform on part of a live stream. Details on their Facebook — Available here
Virtual tour of the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland at Sunset — Available here
GOG.com is giving away a whopping 27 PC games, including classics dating back to 1979 — Available here
NASA’s free Space Center Houston app lets people explore virtual reality experiences, take astronaut selfies, and follow along through an audio tour of its educational space center — Available here
The British Museum has a free interactive timeline that lets users explore artifacts from ancient civilizations around the world — Available here
How to start a podcast for free — Available here
Get Paid to Teach English! — Available here
How to start a blog for free — Available here
Publish an E-Book on Amazon, for free — Available Here
Tons of free art classes and streaming — Check out this Facebook group
Free coloring books from over 150 institutions! — Available here
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