Social Distancing Family Resources
The Ben Lippen Fine Arts Department has complied several, exciting resources for families looking for additional activities while they practice social distancing. Organized by music, visual art, and theater, the list below offers fun and free experiences for learners of all ages.
- Classical Guitar Alive—Enjoy a public radio with both live and archived performances from masters of classical guitar.
- Army Field Band Instructional Series—Considering dusting off your old instrument? These videos will remind you of (or introduce you to) basics of instrumental technique.
- Chrome Music Lab—A safe platform that provides endless opportunities for our youngest learners to experiment with simple music composition.
- Drumbit: Online Drum Machine—This modern platform lets teenagers create electronic beats.
- Incredibox—Learners of all ages can mix fun beats and melodies together to create digital music.
- Early Childhood Singing—A Pinterest-provided resource to help our youngest learners channel their natural singing ability.
- The Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center—An archive of free concerts from some of the greatest musicians in the world.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art—Explore centuries of art history from around the world with a virtual tour of New York’s Metropolitan Museum!
- Every Day Drawing Challenge—A fun list of easy drawing prompts for each day of the year.
- Google Arts & Culture—A search engine tailored to historical and modern art collections from around the world.
- Nikon School Online—Free online classes that introduce students to the basics of photography.
- GIMP Photo Editor—A free alternative to Photoshop for anyone interested in practicing photo-editing skills.
- The Metropolitan Opera—Enjoy watching classics from opera literature performed by some of the greatest singers in the world!
- BroadwayHD—View hundreds of Broadway musicals when you sign up for a seven-day free subscription from BroadwayHD.
- The National Theatre—Popular performances from the world of theatre have been released for free, at-home streaming.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals—Catch past performances of some of Broadway’s most celebrated shows for free!
- BJU Performance Archive—A collection of previous musicals, operas, and concerts from the archives of the Bob Jones University School of Fine Arts and Communication.