Entertainment and the Arts


Did you know that Leonardo daVinci's painting of the Mona Lisa has its own mailbox at the Louvre? The entertainment and art world is full of cool facts like this and your CCISD passport is the key to learning more! From virtual tours of famous museums to finding a new favorite musical, there are many ways to dive into the creative arts!

Virtual Tours

Entertainment and the Arts

Take a quick trip around the world and visit 10 of its most famous museums! They include the Vatican Museums in Rome, the Museu de Arte de São Paulo, and many more.

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/mar/23/10-of-the-worlds-best-virtual-museum-and-art-gallery-tours

 

Missing going to the museum in person? Take a tour in our city’s own Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-museum-of-fine-arts-houston?hl=en

 

If you ever wanted to see the Mona Lisa in person, now is your chance. Take this 360° Virtual Reality tour inside the Louvre in Paris to view the world-renowned masterpiece.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0k-AXE9ZgoY

 

Just like all artists interpret the world differently, their studios also reflect the diversity and depth of their personalities to the public. Visit the studios of nine well-known artists which include Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol and more.

https://artsandculture.google.com/story/9-famous-artists%E2%80%99-studios-you-can-see-on-street-view/zAKCzCnO_bb6KQ

 

All the world’s a stage… Follow this link to view some of the most amazing theatres, opera houses, and concert halls around the globe.

https://artsandculture.google.com/story/11-dramatic-virtual-tours-of-stages-around-the-world/1gJiszMqltReJA

 

Be enchanted by the magic and wonder of the Wicked musical’s sets and costumes inside the Gershwin Theatre.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Wicked+Broadway+at+the+Gershwin+Theatre/@40.7623774,-73.9851445,3a,75y,174.18h,59.38t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sAF1QipOIxmlv7IJ6k8FMXDyxnIwLkWJhr1AvMyCXhuNV!2e10!7i7776!8i3888!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c259669d500dfb:0xdb314ca12353957d!8m2!3d40.762396!4d-73.985127?hl=en

 

Ever wanted to learn the ins and outs of glass blowing? Take a virtual introductory class from the Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio in Norfolk, Virginia.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxgIEeIBCFo

 

Spend some time with Michelangelo’s world-renowned sculpture of David, located in the northern part of Florence, Italy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sal4uJLftpY

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City presents over 5000 years of art from around the world. Enjoy 26 online exhibits and interactive museum views of The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Breuer here.

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-metropolitan-museum-of-art

 

A Met iconic online exhibit worthy of mention is the Art of Music through Time gallery with instruments from the ancient world, some accompanied by rare audio recordings.

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/the-art-of-music-through-time/WgLyUIwkcYrtJQ

 

Examine Vincent van Gogh up close in his painting Quay with Men Unloading Sand Barges, look over the artist’s shoulder, and discover the immense energy driving his brush.

 https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/vincent-van-gogh-up-close/UQKy1roGr95tKw

 

Sydney Opera House’s Digital Season offers a weekly program of unmissable full-length performances, live recordings, and never-before-seen footage from the Opera House archives.

https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/digital/season.html


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