5 places to enjoy the arts online

5 places to enjoy the arts online

24th March 2020
5 places to enjoy the arts online - YPIA Blog
Written by Jessica Lane | 24th March 2020

Whilst many arts and cultural organisations are temporarily closed, there’s still lots to explore online. Here’s a round-up of some of our favourite places to enjoy art, theatre, film and music - all accessible from your home.

  • The British Museum

The British Museum is the largest space you can visit on Google Street View. Explore every corner of the Museum, from the Rosetta Stone to the Egyptian Mummies and beyond.

  • The Royal Opera House

Whilst its productions and events are on hold, the Royal Opera House will be screening shows online through Facebook and YouTube. Enjoy incredible ballet and opera on any device and look out for special events happening in March and April.

  • Victoria and Albert Museum

Now is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the behind-the-scenes world of the V&A. Their BBC documentary Secrets of the Museum is available to watch now on BBC i player.

  • The National Gallery

Discover the gallery’s collection of 2,600 works of art online. Read articles on each painting by renowned curators and art historians and zoom in to see the works in detail.

  • BFI online player

Explore 120 years of Britain on film with the BFI’s free archive, including collections on LGBT Britain, musicals, and football on film.

We hope you enjoy exploring - and stay safe!