Watch / Listen / Play This Week
September 14th through October 31st
Exhibit: Art in the Time of Covid- NYS Art Teachers association Annual member show: take the family to this in person exhibit and enjoy beautiful artwork by the teacher’s association. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10am- 12pm and 1pm-3pm. Appointments are encouraged so the gallery can still hold precautions for covid. Visit the website for more information.
Course Horse $
Wednesday September 23rd through November 11th
How to Record a Song at Home: This virtual classroom is designed to teach children ages 11 to 13 how to record their own songs at home. This class is offered from 6:00pm to 7:00pm every Wednesday. There are only 6 seats left for this session, if you are interested please click here.
White Plains Library
Virtual Youth Meet-up
Thursday September 24th
Virtual Youth Meet-up: Austin Olney is hosting a virtual event for middle and high schoolers from 5:00pm to 5:45pm. Teens will use a Roblox platform and will participate in fun games with friends. You will need to register on the website, the library will send you the code through email after you register. Click here for more.
ArtsWestchester: Teen Tuesdays and Thursdays
Every Tuesday & Thursday
Check out the ArtsWestchester YouTube page every week for a brand new educational and interactive workshop taught by professional teaching artists. These workshops focus on literary, performing and visual arts. Learn more here.
JP Kids Arts
Tuesdays through Fridays (every week)
Check out this website for fun weekly activities for your kids. You can schedule in person workshops or for Covid safety JP Kids Art also offers online virtual classes. Click here for more information.
Bubbles Academy $
Sign your kids up for virtual classes! Anywhere from Family Music and Movement to Art and Adventure, just click the calendar and find a day that works for you. Classes vary in price depending on how many you’d like to take. Click here for more information.
Broadway Bound Kids $
Broadway Bounds offers fun performing arts classes for children of all ages. See videos posted on demand, weekly virtual classes, and you can even sign up for a virtual private study. Click here for more.
Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom
Tuesdays at 2pm
Tune in every weekday at 2pm to stay active and creative during quarantine. Lincoln Center is offering daily livestream sessions with some of the best artists and educators to keep families with children involved in the arts during these difficult times. Visit Lincoln Center at Home.
Arts Westchester ArtsMobile
ArtsWestchester’s ArtsMobile has gone digital! Join us every Wednesday to participate in a creative and fun art-making activity. Using items commonly found in your home, families, youth and adults can work on literary, performing and visual art workshops led by professional teaching artists. Click here for more information.
Music: Watch / Listen / Play Anytime
JP Kids Art $
Visit this website to get your kids involved in various art classes. Anything from theatre classes on zoom to creating flip books, the kids will be engaged and have fun. Sessions include 9/14-10/2, 10/5-10/23, and 10/26-11/13. You can still sign up for the first session if you’d like to give it a try. Click here for more information.
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 by clicking here.
Decoda: Sticky Notes
Decoda Music has released a new series of online music lessons that allows the whole family to explore the building blocks of music from the comfort of your own home. Head over to the Decoda YouTube page to watch the first episode now.
Kronos Quartet Makes Sounds With Stuff…and You Can To
Kronos Quartet went on a sonic scavenger hunt with composer and educator Danny Clay. Now it’s your turn!
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
Theater: Watch / Listen / Play Anytime
Acrobuffo’s Air Play was presented here in February & we loved it! Watch promo videos, interviews, full performances and fan videos on the Acrobuffos website. https://www.acrobuffos.com/video
New Victory Arts Break
The New Victory Theater has created a family friendly activities list that is updated weekly. Each week they break down one aspect of performance with a variety of videos and lessons. Click here to view this week’s topic.
Trusty Sidekick Theater Company
The Trusty Sidekick Theater Company will be uploading recorded performances you can watch anywhere, anytime with the whole family. A new video is added to the list every Monday so tune in for new adventurous content every week.
Follow on Social Media
Head over to the Gravity and Other Myths Instagram page to see the crazy stunts GOM are doing while in isolation. https://www.instagram.com/gomcircus/
On this social media page you will find some amazing performances from dancers all around. If you have instagram and love dance this is the perfect page for you.
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 Events for All Ages)
Boston Children’s Museum: 100 Ways to Play at Home