Seemingly overnight, artistic content is popping up everywhere online, much of it for free. This is because artists and arts organizations realize that they are needed. During this unprecedented global crisis and unfamiliar social isolation, we desperately need ways to find beauty, consider the bigger picture, connect to other people, and use our imaginations.
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TipJar – Podcast (NL)
A crisis-era podcast made to raise funds for NL artists in need. Episode 1 features sketch comedy writer and actor Elizabeth Hicks, author Trudy J. Morgan-Cole, drag queen Eda Kumquat and musician Andrea Monro. All of these artists have had opportunities and work cancelled by the current crisis.
National Film Board of Canada has 4,000 titles to stream for free, including a lot of animation, documentaries and educational content for kids.
10 recommended podcasts for creative freelancers and businesses in 2020
Breakwater Books (NL)
From March 18 to April 1, Breakwater Books is offering up to 50% off select ebooks and audiobooks purchased on their website.
Check out their Youtube channel and Facebook page for live and pre-recorded events.
You can see over 300,000 thousand works of art, and search according to medium, artist, location, date, and even colour!
Check out this interview series with authors and illustrators from Running the Goat Books’ catalogue!
Featuring some of the world’s finest singers and musicians. The virtual curtains go up at 7:30 EST each night.
The 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) will be presented as a free live-streamed six-day event through Vimeo. Film Screenings will be followed by moderated live Q&As with filmmakers. March 24-29, 2020.
Interested in dance? Here is a great list of opportunities to check out dance classes in every style imaginable, as well as a list of Self-Care Resources from Gibney Dance in NYC.
See some of the greatest works of art in the world on display in museums in Amsterdam, New York, Mexico City, Florence, Seoul, Berlin and more!
An impressive collection of over 600 concerts by one of the world’s top orchestras.
Pedlar Press (NL)
Until April 15, this NL publisher is offering its current and backlist titles for $20, or 2 for $25.
Dinosaur skeletons, interactive exhibits, photographs, and paintings abound to be explored.
Learn about the history of The Nutcracker through this beautifully designed interactive exhibition which includes pictures, newspaper clippings and videos.
Bravo to this local organization who has pivoted quickly to offer an important service. Graduating shows are an important event in the life of a young artist, and they have all been cancelled this year. This organization has created an opportunity for all young artists graduating from a Fine Arts program this year to submit works to be displayed online.
Podcasts more your thing? Looking for something to listen to while you go for a quiet walk or take a long drive to get out of the house? Here is a list of 9 podcasts about art, artists, and the industry that might pique your interest.
Dragonfly Productions offers mini dance classes for beginners, appropriate for all ages, and a great way to learn about different styles of dance. Check them out on Facebook Live or Youtube.
One of Canada’s top orchestras, the OSM has released a host of concert videos, which are available directly on their website.
Explore a beautiful collection of prints and printed textile pieces. Beautiful work from Deer Lake.
Explore Dominique’s website for energy-infused paintings and online intuitive services like Divine Storytelling Time packages, Soul Energy Portrait Experiences, and custom guided meditations. You’ll also find many Free Resources to help you connect to your True Self in these challenging times.
Beautiful, colourful art on canvas or resin. Lots to choose from!
Check back soon! There’s more to come!