Cultural institutions, online learning providers and creatives are making available free online content to help make staying in a lockdown more bearable.
Here are some “free to access” sites that might interest you.
Access all of the learning materials for FREE. You only pay if you want a certificate of completion.
Courses and Specialisations
a series of free online courses in everything from business management to introductions to contemporary art.
TATE Discover Art
the lives of artists and the stories behind their work
The Photographers Gallery
A History of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize
an online resource that explores photography’s increasingly automated, networked life.
TOTAL THEATRE MAGAZINE ARCHIVE
The collection that covers 1989-2012.
one of the largest digital collections of academic texts, journals and documents in the world.
This past week they’ve expanded their Open Accessible collection to anyone, even without an account.
an enormous online resource of artists, film-makers, dancers, theatre makers and live artists. This section includes documentaries, biographical info, documentation and artworks that the artists have made.
BBC – SECRETS OF THE MUSEUM – V&A
a look behind the scenes of the V&A and how they work, including the technicians, curators and designers of their archival works.
VIRTUAL TOURS OF MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD
This is a list of 34 great museums of the world that you can tour with virtual interfaces.
BFI Archive Player
shorts and features from the BFI, national and regional archives
The Photographers Gallery PODCAST
Talking About Photography
The Royal Opera House
#OurHouseToYourHouse series every Friday night
London Symphony Orchestra
a programme of full-length concerts twice a week
Met Opera Live Stream
free nightly opera stream