Enjoy Museums. Exhibitions and Theaters ... while social distancing and Corona - 4th

In course of the efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, many of the world’s museums, exhibitions across the globe have temporary closed their doors.
while nothing can replicate the sensuous impressions of a live orchestra or the quiet murmur of an art gallery,
there are countless cultural experiences at your fingertips to make your time indoors more artful and imaginative

By the way - Research  has shown that viewing art can reduce stress and anxiety, increase motivation and serve as a mood booster


MET - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

#MetKids is made for, with, and by kids. With fun facts and creative projects for families at home

The following links lets you explore key themes of exhibitions and installations through stories, videos, animations, and more. 

Gerhard Richter - Master of Painting
In 1961, just 29 years old, Gerhard Richter escaped East Germany to study art in Düsseldorf. Over the six decades since, his work has spanned a multitude of subjects, styles, and mediums:

In this context I can only highly recommend to watch the movie Never Look Away (German: Werk ohne Autor) https://amzn.to/2JfQp5k. The movie was nominated for a Golden Lion at the 75th Venice International Film Festival and for a Golden Globe by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It is a 2018 German coming-of-age romantic drama film written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

NGV - The National Gallery of Victoria

The NGV invites you to experience NGV's exhibitions from home with their interactive virtual self-guided tours. https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/virtual-tours/
For example 
Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/virtual-tours/haring-basquiat/

Play It Loud - Instruments of Rock & Roll

Watch interviews with legendary musicians, sing along to Spotify playlists and check out some of rock and roll's most iconic instruments.


National Gallery of Art: Washington, D.C.
View online exhibits and more than 42,000 works here https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-gallery-of-art-washington-dc?hl=en

Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie

Enjoy the virtual tours through the exhibitions of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2020. For all those who have been looking forward to the Biennale as much as we have, we are making all exhibitions digitally accessible!
We are looking forward to your virtual visit and wish you a good time. Here you can visit our digital exhibitions:
Kunsthalle Mannheim - https://biennalefotografie.de/en/edition/virtual-tour/walker-evans-revisited
Heidelberger Kunstverein - https://biennalefotografie.de/en/edition/virtual-tour/yesterday-s-news-today
Forum Internationale Photographie FIP & ZEPHYR – Raum für Fotografie in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Museum Weltkulturen D5 - https://biennalefotografie.de/en/edition/virtual-tour/reconsidering-icons
Kunstverein Ludwigshafen - https://biennalefotografie.de/en/edition/virtual-tour/all-art-is-photography
Port25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst - https://biennalefotografie.de/en/edition/virtual-tour/between-art-and-commerce
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum - https://biennalefotografie.de/en/edition/virtual-tour/when-images-collide

Architecturea and Design documentaries round up self-isolation:

With millions of people across the world in self-isolation or quarantine to slow the spread of coronavirus, you can find on dezeen   a list of documentaries on architecture and design to stave off isolation boredom.

Or what about theatres?

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s biggest musicals are streaming free on YouTube for a limited time - they’ll be releasing a full-length, smash-hit musical once a week for you to watch for free:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdmPjhKMaXNNeCr1FjuMvag
Two musicals in the series were announced so far, and the rest will be unveiled in weeks to come.
Already available: from last Friday April 3: ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
And on Friday April 10: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar

The Royal National Theatre
Thursday night could become National Theatre night, as the company announced plans to broadcast some of its most popular productions for free during the lockdown.
The new two-month National Theatre at Home programme will begin with One Man, Two Guvnors, the Richard Bean comedy starring James Corden. National Theatre at Home

And finally a few German theaters 
Münchner Kammerspiele: https://www.muenchner-kammerspiele.de/
Berliner Schaubühne: https://www.schaubuehne.de/de/start/index.html