Online Programs, Tours & Activities

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Museum Virtual Tours

American Museum of Natural History »

Enjoy exhibits and online offerings, from materials for families and teachers to virtual tours, videos, games, and more.
Bruce Museum »
The Bruce Museum has been proud to launch three new virtual exhibitions this month. In addition, take advantage of the Bruce at Home, with its online programs and learning activities.
British Museum, London »
This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.

Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design »

America’s design museum is offering virtual tours and online exhibitions; also includes Smithsonian Open Access, where you can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images.

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy »
Virtually tour 12 of the most famous Frank Lloyd Wright homes.

Frick Museum of Art »
Relive your favorite Frick exhibitions. Take virtual tours, read exhibition texts, watch introductory videos, or take a closer look at the works of art.
Guggenheim Museum, New York »
Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home. From there, you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park »
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world. Extending from sea level to 13,677 feet, the park encompasses the summits of two of the world’s most active volcanoes – Kīlauea and Mauna Loa.
The Intrepid Museum »
Stay engaged digitally through a variety of compelling content from oral histories and virtual tours to resources that serve educators, parents and students. Access to all programs and digital content is free.
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem »
The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums.

Metropolitan Museum of Art »
Immerse yourself in 360-degree video of iconic spaces in the Museum.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris »
You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.

Museum of Modern Art »
MoMA curators have gathered some of their best resources for viewing exhibits and listening, learning, and teaching from home about the works of art in the collection, along with hands-on activities and online courses.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. »
This famous American art museum features two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul »
One of Korea’s popular museums can be accessed from anywhere around the world. Google’s virtual tour takes you through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.
Neue Galerie »
The brainchild of art dealer Serge Sabarsky and philanthropist Ronald S. Lauder, the two-floor Neue Galerie New York opened in 2001 to exhibit early 20th-century German and Austrian art and design. Check out the Museum’s ever popular Klimt Gallery, featuring the artist’s stunning portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, The Woman in Gold.

New York Botanical Garden »

Offering a virtual tour of the orchid show, a walk among the magnolias and other educational botanical activities.
New York Historical Society »
Offering online learning, daily classes in real time and lesson plans for teachers.
New York Transit Museum »
All Transit Museum locations are temporarily closed to the public, but they are  still here to “keep you on track!” Hop aboard and join a virtual ride through New York’s mass transit history with fascinating digital exhibits and new online programs for all ages.
The Paley Center for Media »
A-list events, featuring TV’s biggest stars and most respected creators, to you at home in this fun, insightful, and educational new expansion of Paley@Home offerings. Paley’s YouTube channel will premiere exclusive and rare content that matches the shows you’re watching at home and celebrates excellence in all genres of TV.
National Park Virtual Trips
Road Trip From Home: Virtual Field Trips
These are fun and wonderful websites that will show you different parts of the world, famous landmarks, beautiful works of art, historic marvels, science adventures and so much more!


Dry Tortugas National Park »
Explore the world’s third largest coral reef located in Florda.
Bryce Canyon National Park »
Visit Sunset Point’s certified Dark Sky located in Utah.
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park »
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world. Extending from sea level to 13,677 feet, the park encompasses the summits of two of the world’s most active volcanoes – Kīlauea and Mauna Loa.
National Park Foundation »
Get up close and personal with the richness of our National Parks without ever having to don hiking boots.  Learn about the history of these legendary places and how their protection and preservation is essential to all of us.
Yellowstone National Park »
Yellowstone National Park has many iconic spots, Old Faithful, Lower Falls, and Yellowstone Lake to name a few.
Zoo Virtual Field Trips

The Bronx Zoo »

Virtual tours bring you the best of the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and Prospect Park Zoo
San Diego Zoo »
The San Diego Zoo has an entire site for kids with live cams, animal facts, activities and games. Check out favorites like the polar bear cam and the baboon cam for an experience that almost feels like being there.
Houston Zoo »
Tune in to the Houston Zoo Webcams and enjoy a live look at animals that call the Houston Zoo home!
Atlanta Zoo Panda Cam »
The Georgia zoo keeps a “Panda Cam” livestream on its website. Live Cams »
Seeking an easy, thrilling and extremely satisfying way to escape to the animal kingdom?  Check out  Founded by Philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten, this site spans the globe with over 170 live webcams of animals in their natural habitats and in conservation centers.  With the click of the mouse you can leap from gorillas in  Africa to pandas in China to nesting puffins in Maine. The site also includes educational materials on animals and nature.
Digital Exhibits

Beinecke Library at Yale »
Now available from home, the digital library has more than 1 million images to explore, ranging from Carl Van Vecten’s Harlem Renaissance Portraits to America and the Utopian Dream to Making the Medieval English Manuscript. You can also watch videos of collection highlights – past and present – on the Beinecke Library YouTube channel.

Physical Fitness

Pilates with Loretta Vickers »

Breath-Body-Mind »
BREATH-BODY-MIND™ (BBM) is a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that have been proven to reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and increase a sense of calm and well being. These exercises are simple and evidence-based in their impact on an array of populations – including children, adults, and individuals with depression or PTSD.

YMCA Health & Fitness Videos »

Virtual Programs

The Youth Passion Project »
Learn about a group of high school students who are making the absolute best of these challenging times. Register for fun and informative virtual classes. The Youth Passion Project (YPP) provides free online courses to younger students given by Scarsdale High School students to both supplement and expand their learning during the extended school closure.

25 Amazing Virtual Field Trips »
Field trip out of the question? Think again. Thanks to technology, it’s now possible for kids to visit all kinds of places from the comfort of their classroom (or home!).

Museums with Marissa »
Come experience the wonders and awe of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, and the excitement of Archaeology with Museums With Marisa! Free online virtual programs taught by Harvard trained professional museum educator, Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe. Join us every Thursday at 2PM EST (children grades 5 and up) and 7PM for adult learners!

Metropolitan Opera Live Streaming »
Free Nightly Metropolitan Opera Streams offer a wide range of musical and theatrical flavors—from the infectious comedy of Rossini’s classic Il Barbiere di Siviglia to the epitome of the bel canto style in Bellini’s Norma and the grand drama of Verdi’s Don Carlo. The site includes articles and resources to expand your knowledge and enhance your experience.

Meet the Makers »
Welcome to Meet the Makers – a digital series of conversations with scholars and Irish Rep artists discussing their work and theatre in general. With episodes released every Thursday throughout the COVID-19 hiatus, this special series offers a behind-the-scenes look at Irish history, theatre, and the creative process.