Carnegie Hall for Families
Musical exploration and learning begin at home with you! Carnegie Hall celebrates families and music-making around the world through free digital resources. Visit their website to find activities and videos for children of all ages that encourage musical learning, discovery, and play. Explore the Carnegie Hall for Families website by clicking here.
Decoda: Sticky Notes
Decoda Music has released a new series of online music lessons that encourage the whole family to explore the building blocks of music. Head over to the Decoda YouTube page to watch the first episode now.
Kronos Quartet Makes Sounds With Stuff…and You Can Too
Kronos Quartet went on a sonic scavenger hunt with composer and educator Danny Clay. Now it’s your turn! Click here to learn how.
Bachtrack Top Ten: Music for Children
Head over to the Bachtrack website to enjoy 10 different educational musical tales and compositions with the whole family. Watch Now.
Lincoln Center is offering recorded performances of a variety of artists while families are stuck at home. Every few days, a new recorded performance becomes available on their website. Click here to see what is available this week.
Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab makes learning music easier and more accessible through hands-on experiments. Learn about rhythms, sounds waves, chords. So much fun, great for all ages. https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments
Acrobuffo’s Air Play was presented here in February 2020 and we loved it! Watch promo videos, interviews, full performances, and fan videos on the Acrobuffos website.
This website has compiled links to free theatre for all ages, from Aladdin to Shakespeare, all for free. Kids can take part in monologue contests or visit the lesson library to get all kinds of classes to do at home. Click here to browse the list of plays.
Trusty Sidekick Theater Company
The Trusty Sidekick Theater Company’s Sidekick Studio offers anti-racist resources, a peek behind the scenes, and creative mini-classes featuring Trusty Sidekick artists. Visit Sidekick Studio.
PBS’s Camp TV
Camp TV’s head counselor, played by Broadway actor Zachary Noah Piser, guides “campers” through hour-long installments. With a theme like “Crazy Hats Day” or “Pets Day,” each offers movement, performance, whimsical math exercises (e.g., making a graph of your stuffed animals), a storybook reading, science projects, and crafts. Expert contributors to day camp activities include the New York Public Library, the New Victory Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Bedtime Math, Wildlife Conservation Society, the Memphis Zoo, and more. Originally shown from July 13 to Aug. 7, “Camp TV” is still airing weekdays on some PBS stations. (Check local listings.) And you can stream all 20 episodes free on the show’s website.
Westchester Children’s Museum
WCM at Home is a page on the museum’s website with creative and fun projects for families to do at home! For more information at WMC at Home, click here.
New York State: NYS Arts Go Online
Virtual arts events and activities for all ages from NYSCA-supported organizations throughout New York State. Streaming movies and performances, hands-on activities for kids and families, and virtual galleries. View NYS Arts Go Online listings here.