Arts at Home
A daily activity guide to help you and your loved ones stay connected to The Arts.

Spending a little extra time at home in this season of life? You can still experience The Arts - we're here to help you do just that! We've provided a handy guide of at-home Arts activities for you and your family from all across the Arts community. We'll be adding new links each day of the week, because we believe communities are stronger when they Reach for The Arts - especially in uncertain times.

Monday - Make Arts at Home
Artistic crafts as educational as they are entertaining!

Live Stream Doodles with Mo Willems
Take a break and get inspired with art! Join children’s book author and illustrator Mo Willems for his virtual “Lunch Doodles” – a delightful and creative alternative to the day’s remote schoolwork.
The "Art" of Cooking with Massimo Bottura
World-renowned chef Massimo Bottura brings the art of cooking from his home kitchen to yours!
Tuesday - Communities Making Art
Communities all across the globe are uniting in clever ways to create - see how!

Making Music from Balconies in Spain
People all over the world are turning self-isolation into a positive with the help of performing arts – check out these folks in Spain using the power of arts to keep the energy flowing!
Chicago Sings "Livin' On a Prayer"
Chicagoians united from windows and balconies to sing Bon Jovi's "Livin' On a Prayer" - then Bon Jovi himself joined in!
Wednesday - Peaceful Playlists
Sometimes the best thing to do is take a few deep breaths - these peaceful playlists will help.

Songs of Comfort with Yo Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma, one of the world’s most renowned and beloved musicians, is trying to provide comfort in this time of crisis – all through his cello. He says these specific pieces provide him comfort and hopes they do the same for you!
Deep Focus from Spotify
Often relaxing means leaving distraction behind and finally focusing in on something really important.
Thursday - Educational Arts
When it comes to The Arts, there's always opportunity to learn - dive into these educational activities.

A World of Music
The Kennedy Center put together a creative "Musical Tour of Europe" with listening activites from many countries, interesting historical facts and introductions to all the tools of a composer's trade.
Janet's Planet Online Astronaut Academy
Our Children's Festival friend Janet is hosting daily science sessions with experts from around the world - because science can be artistic too!

Friday - Concerts from Home
Even though the biggest names in music aren't on our stage right now, they are still creating amazing art, right from their homes. Check it out!

#TogetherAtHome with Chris Martin from Coldplay
The band was supposed to be playing together this week, but instead Chris brings us to his piano at home – and gives us what we need right now – music.
#TogetherAtHome with Niall Horan
Niall Horan brings some of his biggest hits and brightest stories to you - right from his home!
Saturday - Share a Dance
Sometimes, all that's left to do is dance! We'll add a new, fun dance for you and your loved ones to learn each week.

Dance with Debbie Allen
Let’s get moving with Debbie Allen, renowned choreographer and star of “Fame!” She’s holding a FREE ballet and African dance class for kiddos on her Instagram Live on Saturday morning, March 21st at 1 p.m. CST. Post your videos of you participating and be sure to tag us!
Moon Walk with Drama Rocket
Get up and dance today! Our friends at Drama Rocket are showing how they moonwalk from the comfort of their homes. !
Sunday - Classical Performances
Arts organizations are finding creative ways to get their performances to you - we'll highlight a new one each week here!

Metropolitian Opera's Nightly Stream
The Metropolitian Opera is streaming a new opera each night! With 14 years of performances on file and some of the biggest names in opera on the stage, you're sure to catch something amazing every night of the week.
Houston Symphony at Home
The Houston Symphony has put together a number of fun ways to interact with their incredible music - listen in!
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