In our every changing world with the coronavirus, school and group closings we sincerely appreciate your flexibility as the situation develops and changes daily. I'm working with coordinators to reschedule upcoming WRAP's for April and possible May...(to be determined).We will be in touch with more information when we have more information. Our biggest concern is for your health and safety! The best thing for everyone currently to do is to stay home, not panic and CREATE ART. Please use our Wisconsin Regional Art Facebook page as a platform to share your current creations during these interesting times. Let's inspire each other. Again, thank you for your flexibility as your health and safety again is our main concern.
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Art museums from home
Use the hashtag #MuseumFromHome on social media to keep updated on how to explore museums in the comfort of your home.
Search the many options of virtual tours here
Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use here
Chazen Museum of Art
Search collections online here
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
MMoCA galleries and the Museum Store remain open during normal business hours with safety precautions, but we encourage you to view work from MMoCA’s permanent collection and preview “Uncommon Accumulation” here
Take a virtual tour of NYC's best street art
Although not necessarily an art museum, this Google street view gives one a full 360-degree perspective of the murals. Find it here
Virtual Art Gallery Night
Showcasing the city's vibrant arts community, Gallery Night is a long-time Madison tradition. This year MMoCA is bringing the galleries to you! Click here to respond on Facebook and get more information.
Experience Vermont’s art and culture, virtually.
From Virtual Exhibits to at-home art activities, Created in response to the COVID-19 crisis, Vermont Art Online is a resource that lets families, students, educators, and the public enjoy Vermont’s museums and galleries from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Find it here
Creative Prompts for Art Projects During Social Distancing
This piece provides over 40 suggestions for creative prompts to spark creativity and daily prompts to keep your art business running effectively! Check it our here
Available online courses from a university
Yale offering course on how to be happier in daily life
“Here are 450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free”
10 University Art Classes You Can Take for Free Online
Free online art courses
Bubbler in Your Bubble - Live activities for kids and adults!
“Use Your Time in Isolation to Learn Everything You’ve Always Wanted To: Free Online Courses, Audio Books, eBooks, Movies, Coloring Books & More”
Take free drawing classes from famous illustrators
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art - the Learn page offers opportunities to learn for adults, kids, and teachers.
PBS Wisconsin has some great options for those who want art from home. The Arts Page, found here provides episodes that feature four to five segments on arts and culture in the Milwaukee area. PBS Wisconsin has other opportunities to watch shows about art. You can click here and search by “Arts and Music” in the Select Genre drop down. Our other reading suggestions outside of PBS Wisconsin include Meet Frank Juarez and Artdose Magazine Vol 28.
Starting April 6th The Globe is streaming Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale, The Two Noble Kinsmen, and finally, The Merry Wives of Windsor. Find more information here.
Great Theater, Dance, and Classical Music to Tune Into While Stuck at Home
Lincoln Center has a new online portal; the Royal Danish Ballet is streaming; and museums and galleries expand online offerings. Here is a list of digital content.
Social distancing may keep artists from their favorite events and classes, but your creativity can still shine through. While spending time at home, there are opportunities to learn, explore, and practice art. From WRAP to you, keep creating! You may just find something in the comfort of your own home to be inspired by. Keep up with us on our Facebook Page to stay connected!