Stay Culturally Engaged at Home

Stay Culturally Engaged at Home

Luckily, we live in an era when social engagement can be made from our own homes behind a screen and safe from cotangents! Here are some innovative ways to stay culturally engaged.

Now you can tour a museum from the comfort of your couch. Take a look at these virtual museum tours:

British Museum, London

Guggenheim Museum, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

MASP, São Paulo

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

The Lourve, Paris

Vizcaya Museum, Miami

Is Opera your thing? The Metropolitan Opera is streaming operas for free at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be available to stream for 20 hours. Check it out:

Thursday, March 19 — Verdi’s La Traviata

Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, starring Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez, and Quinn Kelsey. Transmitted live on December 15, 2018.

Friday, March 20 — Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

Conducted by Marco Armiliato, starring Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez. Transmitted live on April 26, 2008.

Saturday, March 21 — Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor

Conducted by Marco Armiliato, starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, and Mariusz Kwiecien. Transmitted live on February 7, 2009.

Sunday, March 22 – Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

Conducted by Valery Gergiev, starring Renée Fleming, Ramón Vargas, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Transmitted live on February 24, 2007.

*To access the stream, download the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices and Samsung Smart TV. The free streams are available on the apps without logging in by clicking “Browse and Preview” in the apps for connected TV, and “Explore the App” on tablets and mobile devices.

Love Broadway? Here are some musicals and broadways you can watch from home:

Rent: Available on Amazon Prime, Google Play, Vudu, and YouTube, as well as on DVD/Blu-ray from Amazon.

Cats: Available to stream on BroadwayHD, Amazon Prime, and on DVD from Amazon.

Company: The 2006 Broadway revival production is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and on DVD. The 2011 concert production is available on DVD. Original Cast Album: Co-op is available on Netflix and

Falsettos: Available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and BroadwayHD.

Sunday in the Park with George: Available to stream on Hoopla and for rent or purchase on iTunes. Available on DVD from Amazon.

Nicholas Nickleby: Available for streaming on BroadwayHD.

Billy Elliot The Musical: Available on YouTube, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, on Blu-ray from Amazon.

Elaine Stritch At Liberty: Available to stream on BroadwayHD and Amazon Prime.

Into the Woods: Available to stream on YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Prime and DVD on Amazon.

Kiss Me, Kate: The 2003 production is available to stream on BroadwayHD and on Blu-ray from Amazon. You can also stream the original 1953 movie musical directed by George Sidney, starring Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller (and a young Bob Fosse) on Amazon Prime.

Peter Pan: The 2000 revival is available to stream on BroadwayHD and Amazon Prime. The 1955 and 1956 black and white broadcasts are available on Blu-ray from Amazon or streaming on Amazon Prime. The 1956 black and white broadcast is available on DVD from Amazon. The 1960 color broadcast is available on DVD from Amazon.

Present Laughter: Available to stream on BroadwayHD.

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: Available to stream on Amazon Prime and on DVD from Amazon.

She Loves Me: Available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and BroadwayHD.

Newsies: Available for on YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu.

Musical fans? Listen to Broward Center’s Spotify playlists based on musicals here.

Symphony lovers? The Berlin Philharmonic, The Seattle Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and London’s Wigmore Hall are streaming their live music!

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