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TOP 10 THINGS TO EXPLORE WHILE AT HOME_

By Saraniya Thayaparan, Award & Development Programme Officer

Most of us right now are physically distancing and our learning and entertainment is limited to what is available at home. We have curated a short list of links covering science, arts, culture and entertainment which we hope will help you to carry on learning and stay engaged while at home.

27 March 2020

1_EXPLORE SPACE

Do it safely from inside your house thanks to NASA who have made their entire media library public.

 

2_JOIN GLOBAL RESEARCH

Take part in global research projects via Zooniverse. All these projects are people-powered and need your help.

 

3_SEE THE WORLD THROUGH A NEW LENS

Explore a new aspect of art each day on Exploration of the Day and find ways to create art at home.

 

4_TRY COLOUR THERAPY

Download free colouring books from 113 museums curated by The New York Academy of Medicine. Have a go at adding your own touch of colour to famous collections from around the world.

 

5_ATTEND MUSIC FEST. ONLINE ONLY!

Attend Stay at Home Fest: An online music festival. Now you don’t need to step outside to enjoy live music.

 

6_JOIN LIVE STREAMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Stop by The Social Distancing Festival. Here you can find a calendar full of art, music, dance, theatre, film and much more all to visit from your computer.

 

7_ENJOY LIVE CONCERT

Fancy listening to some quarantunes? Lots of artists have performed free live concerts available for you to listen at any time.

 

8_JOIN A VIRTUAL MUSEUM TOUR

Go on a virtual tour of famous museums around the world hosted by Google Arts & Culture. Experience collections from London to Seoul from the comfort of your own home.

 

9_LISTEN TO AUDIOBOOKS

Listen to free audiobooks on Librivox. Read for or listen to free audiobooks online.

 

10_THROW A NETFLIX PARTY

Watch Netflix with friends without leaving your house. Netflix Party will allow you to simultaneously watch and chat about your favourite movies or tv shows.

 

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