While we are unable to present our Student Matinee Series this Season, or bring OperaTunity into the schools, we remain as committed as ever to bringing the Arts into education. Here are some resources for educators.
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Streaming Material for Students
The Met Weekly Student Streams
Each week, the Met will be offering one opera specially selected for their young audience members around the globe, along with opportunities to learn more about the production and hear from some of the amazing artists who helped make it happen!
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Other Resources for Parents & Teachers
- Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems!: A daily doodle and virtual studio visit with The Kennedy Center’s Education Artist-in-Residence.
- Daily Drawing with Wendy MacNaughton: Illustrator Wendy MacNuaghton (Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat / Meanwhile) leads a daily drawing class live on Instagram. M-F, 10am PT/1pm ET.
- Artist Activity Pack: Firstsite gallery has created weekly artist activity packs with contributions from leading U.K. artists including Anthony Gromley, Jeremy Deller, Grayson Perry, and more.
- Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom: Daily morning arts lessons from Lincoln Center’s collective of artists and educators. Lessons include arts & crafts, drama, dancing, and music.
- New Victory Arts Break: Designed by New Victory Theater Teaching Artists, this program gives families a weeks worth of arts activities based off of New Victory performance videos.
- Tate Kids: A resource of crafts, games, activities, and videos for children to explore and experience modern art.
- Children’s Museum of the Arts, Resources for At-Home Arts Education: A resource of how-to-videos for at home crafts, curriculum guides based on exhibitions, and DIY Crafts.
- Teacher Guides, Whitney Museum of Art: Guides provide information about selected artists and works of art, topics for classroom discussion, writing activities, and art projects that introduce the key ideas of an exhibition.
- Art Families Can Do at Home, MoMA: Activities for kids ages 6+ inspired by artworks in MoMA’s collection.
- Carnegie Hall, Musical Explorers: Curriculum guides, activities, interactive maps, and recorded performances to teach students about musical genres across the globe.
- New York Philharmonic, Young People’s Concerts PLAY: Curriculum guides, family activities, and composition exercises in tandem with special NY Phil Young People’s Concerts.
- MET OPERA: Opera Based Learning at Home: Activities, listening exercises, composition lessons and more for children K – 12. Ballet Breaks: NYC Ballet: Join artist of the NYC Ballet for a series of lively Saturday and Sunday mornings for children ages 3-8.
- TED-ED@HOME: A collection of high quality, interactive, video-based lessons on a daily basis, for free.