Our doors may be temporarily closed, but all of us who work to bring you Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Film and other art forms are still working to bring you all the comfort and joy that the Arts can provide…courtesy of the Internet! On our 25th anniversary, we present VIRTUAL GOLD COAST ARTS.
MAKING MEMORIES THROUGH THE ARTS
Making Memories is a series of special programs designed for people living with memory loss and their caregivers. Click the button below to enjoy these free online concerts from the comfort of your home.
For Families & Children
Presented by The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
•NGA Kids Art Zone: Featuring a variety of art-making tools that encourage exploration and creativity, these computer-based activities are suitable for all ages.
•Look Together Activities: Conversation starters and zoom tools help make connections with art and each other.
•An Eye for Art: Meet more than 50 artists and masterpieces grouped around seven themes.
Presented by MoMA
•Art-Making Activities Families Can Do at Home
Children’s Book Authors & Illustrators Art Demonstrations
- Graphic journalist and best-selling illustrator Wendy MacNaughton is hosting a live 30-minute online drawing class for children, Mondays through Fridays at 1 p.m. EST.
- Children’s book author Mac Barnett is reading books aloud.
- Author of Rad American History A-Z Kate Schatz is reading from her book and offering a series of “curriculum videos.”
- Children’s book author Mo Willems partnered with the Kennedy Center to host daily “lunch doodles.”
- Illustrator Carson Ellis is posting daily drawing prompts.
GCAC Chess Instructor, Mr. Jack recommends chess.com or chesskid.com for online learning the kids can do on their own. These sites will also allow them to play live chess games against other young players like themselves.
Streaming Music, Theatre & Dance
- The Metropolitan Opera is streaming encore presentations from the award-winning Live in HD series of cinema every night.
- Broadway Shows are streaming through Playbill
- “Stars in the House”– Playbill correspondent and SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley will produce a daily live streamed concert series
- The Berlin Philharmoniker: The Digital Concert Hall now free for everyone
- From April 21 through May 29, New York City Ballet presents digital streams of two ballets a week, along with a full slate of other online programming, including new podcast episodes and livestreamed movement classes for all ages