Keep up your Vitamin A(rts) intake!

We’ve found some resources that will keep you entertained for your coffee break, the weekend, or maybe longer.

We have chosen art in its many guises so we hope there is something here that you enjoy. We’d be delighted to hear your recommendations too  

Links to all these resources are in the buttons at the bottom of this page.

  1. For bookworms we have a selection made by the Editors at Penguin, of books that will cheer you up  
  2. There are now 2,500 museums you can visit virtually! From The Guggenheim in New York to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, you are spoilt for choice
  3. Opera Vision has a wonderful selection of performances from across the globe. 
  4. For younger children there is Oxford Owl at Home which provides free e-books and learning and activity resources
  5. If you love singing and want to be part of a choir, The Self Isolation Choir is for you, everything from Mahler to ABBA.
  6. We love ARTE the European Culture Channel, they have everything from Classical to Rock and Pop, Circus to Philosophy
  7. If you love stage shows and musicals (we do!) What’s On Stage update their list daily with shows you can stream  
  8. From TedEd enjoy 30 Quests for students around the world to celebrate, explore and connect with nature.
  9. If Jazz is your juice (#nice) then you need who have a great archive of performances (including the most joyful ‘A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration’!), their academy resource, radio shows, videos and live webcasts
  10. National Geographic presents a gallery of flower and plant patterns, showing once again that Mother Nature is the best artist. 
  11. Philosophy Now has a wide range of podcasts covering subjects as diverse as Quantum Mechanics and Buddhism
  12. Google Arts and Culture has content from over 2000 museums and archives around the world. There really is something for everyone, including the crazy and addictive ‘Blob Opera’!
  13. Take a tour around one of Oxford’s greatest treasures, The Ashmolean Museum, from the comfort of your own home.
  14. A wonderful resource for parents, grandparents and teachers is Activity Village, choc-full of crafts, colouring, puzzles, educational resources, worksheets, printables etc