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June 2020 Stay at Home Together Events

George Latimer, Westchester County Executive

Mae Carpenter, Commissioner of Senior Programs & Services

Next Stage Network

JUNE 2020

STAY AT HOME TOGETHER

EVENTS

Westchester County Department of Senior Programs & Services

 

Let’s play some Home Games!!

* Welcome to Playland Playhouse, a website of fun coaster’s for everyone! Click the link for your in home adventure https://playlandpark.org/coasters-playland-playhouse/

* AARP offers a variety of games for all to enjoy. Click the link and take your pick! https://games.aarp.org/ * Wheel of Fortune! Hop on a virtual, puzzle-solving cable car! Click the link http://www.wheeloffortune.com/so-many-ways-to-play/toss-up-challenge/ then “play now” and solve the puzzle!

 

Virtual Tours Around The World - All Inclusive

 

Arts Westchester 

      * A weekly guide to virtual arts happenings to enjoy from home, including  

         children’s activities, live-streamed concerts, recorded performances, artist

         workshops and more. Click here for more information

 

Museums

•      Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: The works of Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Jeff Koons, and Franz Marc are just some of the 625 artists whose work are a part of the Guggenheim's Collection Online.

•      Louvre:Visit the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries, contemplate the façades of the Louvre. Click the link to Paris https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne#tabs

•      Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Move at your own pace through the 360-degree room-by-room tour of every exhibit in the museum.

•      Van Gogh Museum: You can get up close and personal with the impressionist painter's most famous work thanks to Google Arts & Culture.

•      Getty Museum: Los Angeles's premiere gallery has two virtual tours, including "Eat, Drink, and Be Merry," which is a closer look at food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

•      The Vatican Museum: The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and Raphael's Room, are just some of the sites you can see on the Vatican's virtual tour.

•      Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: Madrid's must-see art museum has the works of some of the continent's most celebrated artists like Rembrandt and Dali available online.

•      Georgia O’Keeffe MuseumSix virtual exhibits are available online from this museum named for the "Mother of American modernism.

•      British Museum, London: The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are just a couple of things that you're able to see on a virtual tour of the museum.

•      NASA: Both Virginia's Langley Research Center and Ohio's Glenn Research Center offer online tours for free.

•      Metropolitan Museum of Art: Though the Met Gala was cancelled this year, you can still have a peak at The Costume Institute Conversation Lab, which is one of the institution's 26 online exhibits.

•      High Museum of Art, Atlanta: This museum's popular online exhibits include "Civil Rights Photography" — photos that capture moments of social protest like the Freedom Rides and Rosa Park's arrest.

•      Detroit Institute of Arts: Mexican art icon Frida Kahlo is the focal point of two of the four available online exhibits.

•      Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: The Golden Age of Dutch art is highlighted in this museum which includes the work of Vermeer and Rembrandt.

•      National Museum of the United States Air Force: You can't take a ride in Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential airplane, but you can check it out, in addition to other military weapons and aircraft, online in the Air Force's official museum.

•      MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art): New York's extensive collection is available for view online.

•      Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The 16 virtual exhibits include a special section on 21st Century Designer Fashion.

 

Zoos

•      Atlanta Zoo: The Georgia zoo keeps a "Panda Cam" livestream on its website.

•      Georgia Aquarium: Sea-dwellers like African penguins and Beluga Whales are the stars of this aquarium's live cam.

•      Houston Zoo: There are plenty of different animals you can check in on with this zoo's live cam, but we highly recommend watching the playful elephants.

•      The Shedd Aquarium: This Chicago aquarium shares some pretty adorable behind-the-scenes footage of their residents on Facebook.

•      San Diego Zoo: With what may be the most live cam options, this zoo lets you switch between koalas, polar bears, and tigers in one sitting.

•      Monterey Bay Aquarium: It can be Shark Week every week thanks to live online footage of Monterey Bay's Habitat exhibit.

•      National Aquarium: Walk through tropical waters to the icy tundra in this floor-by-floor tour of the famous, Baltimore-based aquarium.

 

Theme Parks

•      Walt Disney World: Set aside some time, because there's plenty to see here. Virtual tours you can take include Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot, just to name a few.

•      SeaWorld OrlandoThe virtual tour of Seaworld includes a tour of Discovery Cove and the option to"ride" the steel roller coaster Mako.

 

 

Performances

*  New York City Ballet - Stream clips of from the NYC Ballet. Click a video and enjoy! NYCB Facebook page, or the NYCB YouTube channel . You can also check NYCBallet.com for upcoming virtual events.

 

Joe’s Pub Live - a FREE series of live-streamed and archived performances. Click the link Joe's Pub Calendar of Events and get ready to jam!

 

*Tiny Desk Concerts (audio) Get up and Get moving to the sounds of music from a tiny desk! Click the link and choose any of the musical episodes of interest https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510306/tiny-desk-concerts-audio

 

*Looking for a good laugh?! wait wait…Don’t tell me! Have a laugh and test your new knowledge. Click the link and choose any of the comedy episodes of interest https://www.npr.org/podcasts/344098539/wait-wait-don-t-tell-me

 

*Do you have a favorite Radio station or Genre? Well this link allows you to listen to your favorite type of music! No one’s watching, just dance!! Click the link and choose your tune https://www.radio.com/stations

 

LINKS & RESOURCES

Please see the links below for more information on Museum Events:

·         ArtsWestchester - https://artswestchester.org/cultural-organizations/directory/museums/

·         Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden - https://www.hammondmuseum.org/

·         Horace Greeley House- New Castle Historical Society - https://www.newcastlehs.org/

·         Hudson River Museum - https://www.hrm.org/

·         Hudson Valley MOCA - https://www.hudsonvalleymoca.org/

·         Katonah Museum of Art - http://www.katonahmuseum.org/

·         Lincoln Depot Museum - http://lincolndepotmuseum.org/

·         Lyndhurst - http://lyndhurst.org/events/

·         Mahlstedt Gallery - http://jam415.com/

·         Neuberger Museum of Art - https://www.neuberger.org/

·         Oakandoil - http://www.oakandoil.com/

·         Purchase College School of the Arts - https://www.artscenter.org/series/center-series/

·         Sarah Lawrence College - https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/

·         The Gordon Parks Foundation - http://www.gordonparksfoundation.org/

·         Westchester Children’s Museum - https://discoverwcm.org/

Please see the links below for more information on Social & Cultural Events:

·         Bedford Playhouse Home of Clive Davis Arts Center - https://bedfordplayhouse.org/

·         Burns Film Center – https://burnsfilmcenter.org/film/

·         Jazzfest White Plains - https://artswestchester.org/programs/jazz-fest-2/

·         Purchase College School of the Arts - https://www.artscenter.org/series/center-series/

·         Tarrytown Music Hall - https://tickets.tarrytownmusichall.org/

Please see the links below for more information on Theatre and Live Entertainment:

·         M & M Performing Arts - www.MMPACI.com

·         The Play Group Theatre - http://www.playgroup.org/shows/

·         White Plains Performing Arts Center - https://wppac.com/

Please see the links below for more information on Parks and Nature Events:

·          Westchester County Park Events

·         Saw Mill River Audubon - http://www.sawmillriveraudubon.org/