Don’t let the pandemic stop
you from exploring the art
around you — online!
Spring has sprung, and that usually finds the neighborhood a-buzz with artistic pursuits. This year is quite different, but the show does go on, virtually, as many area arts institutions and organizations have created unique online programming to connect with the artist within all of us! Check out some of our favorite offerings listed here; there’s something for the entire family!
LOCAL BROOKLYN INSTITUTIONS
Visit the borough in black & white! Brooklyn Public Library’s online catalog offers a selection of more than 20,000 historical photographs from the Brooklyn Collection.
From Brooklyn, With Love: the museum posts new virtual programs, art-making activities, and more, every week, including virtual curator tours and Instagram art history pop quizzes.
Explore virtual galleries, exclusive museum notes, films, podcasts, playlists, workshop recordings and more about and from the African Diaspora.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
BCM+You is a free resource that brings BCM’s exhibits, programs, animal friends, and collections objects to your family anytime, anywhere. Visit BCM+You to explore, make, learn and play!
Children’s Museum of the Arts NY
“Home Sweet Home: Is Home A Sanctuary?” On our minds now more than ever, this thoughtful exhibition offers a multiplicity of perspectives on the idea of home; shelter, protection, sacred ground, identity, sense of place, community and belonging.
#MetKids is a fun, interactive portal for kids and their parents to explore and discover the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Indulge in fun facts, videos, creative projects and even a time machine!
Stay connected and enjoy #MuseumFromHome, with Museum of Modern Art! For ages six and over, the museum has curated an online offering of art-making activities inspired by artworks in MoMA’s collection.
Google Art Project
Explore the stories behind the art on some of the most colorful streets in the world!
Groundswell is a Brooklyn-based organization that brings together youth, artists, and community organizations to use art as a tool for social change. Follow their Virtual Mural Tour on Instagram, and see wonderful public art on the streets of NYC!
NYC DOTArt Programming
DOT Art Programming commissions and oversees the installation of temporary public artwork on DOT property throughout the five boroughs. Check out the DOT Flickr for images of past temporary art installations and permanent art.
ART 360º/FORT GREENE Photo Archives
Relive some of the great memories of past ART 360º/FORT GREENE events, FAB’s annual spring kickoff event each season celebrating art and culture in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill!