Enjoy animal feedings and behind-the-scenes experiences at the world’s best zoo. Create magic with the children’s museum, visit the forest, listen to the symphony, take a tour of an art exhibit, and help create a work of art for one of the city’s most unique galleries - all from the comfort of home. Browse below and visit virtually.
Let the zoo come to you. Watch as the animal care staff tends to more than 35,000 animals that call the zoo home. Check back each day for an interactive video and activity you can do with your family, so the animals can visit your home.
Now virtual backstage tours are available and you can see what it takes to run the world's best zoo!
Check out the Zoo's Facebook page for more interactive activities.
The Durham Museum remains committed to serving the history-loving public, and that means making its award-winning educational classes available online. These free exchanges can be accessed on a laptop or mobile device and include pre- and post-program activities. Click here to sign up your family!
Check out The Durham's Facebook page for more interactive activities.
Take a virtual tour of Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography. Chief Curator Toby Jurovics leads a "walk through" of selected works. Teachers and Parents: This tour was created with an adult audience in mind. Preview all “stops” before sharing with children.
KANEKO is launching a global, communal art project called Tessellation: Isolation. Contribute art made in your home and it will eventually become part of a massive mosaic installation housed in the KANEKO galleries. Learn more at TessellationArt.org
KANEKO is also digging into their archives to celebrate Jun Kaneko’s methodology, art, and innovative ideas. Check out this classic Jun Kaneko documentary.
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail invites you on a virtual adventure with Fridays with a Ranger. The weekly Facebook segment takes viewers on a journey through the Lewis and Clark landscapes, animals, wildlife, and more. Let the Park Rangers do the hiking, you enjoy the show.
Dance is for everyone! Even though we can’t join together, American Midwest Ballet remains committed to sharing dance through the “Digital Dance Class” series. Lessons are free and open to the public on YouTube and include a variety of styles including ballet, jazz, and tap, as well as classes in fitness and movement so you can keep dancing from the safety of your homes.