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Cincinnati Virtual Experiences and Education Opportunties

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While we're encouraged to stay at home during the COVID-19 outbreak, we understand that there's still a desire to keep experiencing unmistakably Cincinnati's attractions. Below are educational opportunities and virutal experiences from Cincinnati's world-class attractions and restaurants. As we learn about any new and creative ways attractions are providing virutual experiences, we will continue to update this list. 

Last updated 3/24/2020.

American Sign Museum

Click here for free audio tour.

American Sign Museum Audio Tour

ArtsWave

Working with Mindful Music Moments, one of the hundreds of projects and organizations ArtsWave funds each year, to provide 10 weeks of daily doses of guided meditation set to music from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Opera. Sign up to get started.

Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Find a daily online art project.

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Behringer-Crawford Museum may be closed, but there are many resources for students to learn about NKY history online, such as the "Curator Chats" on their YouTube channel. You can also visit the museum through their virtual tour. https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=v13EfmcfdFC

Billiter Studios

Many local artists and creators are sharing small amounts of art therapy into peoples lives with drawing tutorials and coloring pages. Here's an album of downloadable coloring pages from local artist, James Billiter. View content from other local artists: Kevin Necessary (released a learn to draw series featuring Star Wars characters), Keith Neltner, Jessica Wolf of Paper Acorn (paper DIY craft alongs), Andy Sahoza and Chris Dye. 

Dowload Coloring Pages from James Billiter


Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is proud to launch TCT EVERYWHERE -- an online resource for parents, teachers and students.  Now that the state of Ohio has officially mandated citizens to stay-at-home, it is very difficult for patrons to come visit. But that doesn't mean TCT can't come to you...virtually!  Check out frequently updated TCT EVERYWHERE page on their website, where you'll find crafts, acting and vocal exercises, contests, study guides, podcasts, videos of shows, and more, including: Casper the Friendly Musical; Suffragettes: With Liberty and Voting for All; TCT Academy; and Sleeping Beauty

Cincinnati Art Museum

Connect with the CAM daily to learn more about the collection, connect with staff and create amazing works of art. New content is added daily. The Art Museum is also on Google's Arts & Culture Virtual Tour. Dive into a good book for their CAM READS book discussion & art connection on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. on Facebook.

Cincinnati Art Museum Google Tour

Cincinnati Ballet

Cincinnati Ballet will be offering online/remote classes and tutorials for our Otto M. Budig Academy students, professional dancers, and patrons. Stay tuned for more on schedule and access options. They will also be sharing performance and rehearsal archive videos to enjoy during these challenging times as well as occassional live "living room" ballet classes taught by several professional dancers. Follow their Facebook page for updates.

Cincinnati Food Tours

Sample the new Food Tour To Go care package and take a "Taste the World at Findlay Market” with a virtual tour.   


Cincinnati Museum Center

Explore ways for virtual learning opportunities by following their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cincymuseum/

WonderZone videos feature CMC staff working through an experiment, complete with a list of supplies that are commonly found at home, so parents can easily adapt items from the recycling bin or pantry into slime, elephant toothpaste, hoop gliders, papier-mâché and more. The videos will also reunite viewers with some of their favorite friends from CMC’s resident live animals.

Story Tree Time will go online as a livestream video every Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Duke Energy Children’s Museum’s Dance Party will also continue online as an opportunity for kids to get out their wiggles during the day. 

CMC’s educational team will be providing lesson plans and worksheets available to download. These lesson plans will focus on museum content as well as past exhibitions and OMNIMAX® films as CMC digs into the archives to continue to offer a robust learning experience on a variety of topics that span the globe and stretch into the stars above. Select OMNIMAX® films are also available online with accompanying education guides, which CMC has shared on its website at cincymuseum.org/omnimax.

Cincinnati Museum Center Wonder Zone

Cincinnati Opera

Follow the Opera Podcast

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

While the Museum may be closed for now, they'll be bringing the museum to you. Follow Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and at RedsMuseum.org for artifact and alumni spotlights, current & past exhibits, educational programming & more that will surely spark your interest.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Stream past concerts on CSO in Concert and American Soundscapes or listen to playlists inspired by our seasons on your favorite streaming platform. 
http://inconcert.cincinnatisymphony.org/
https://open.spotify.com/user/cincysymphony

Cincinnati Zoo

Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at 3 p.m. where the zoo will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home. https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari Facebook Live

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Follow along with your favorite CCAC teachers as they present virtual versions of classes. Videos will be posted on the regularly-scheduled class day.


Contemporary Arts Center

Offers various online learning opportunities.

The Escape Game

The Escape Game has some amazing, fun activities for people to play at home!
Both of these products as well as some free digital games are available at https://theescapegame.com/teg-at-home/.

Findlay Market

Support many of the small businesses at Findlay Market without leaving your home or office each weekday that the market is open. They are expanding the Findlay Market Shopping App services to 4 days per week, Tuesday-Friday, with extended evening hours pick up and free delivery options.

Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

Find links to historical documents, texts, photographs and other interesting artifacts pertaining to the history of policing in the Cincinnati region.
 

Holocaust & Humanity Center

Grab a coffee and get ready for HHC's Virtual Book Club. This month, they'll read "Night" by Elie Wiesel. Follow along on their Facebook event

Holocaust & Humanity Center Virtual Book Club

Linton Chamber Music

Musical Mornings with Linton Chamber Music Peanut Butter and Jam Sessions.

The Metropolitan Club

On Sunday nights, the Metropolitan Club is offering weekly At Home Cocktail Creation demonstrations. Follow along on their Facebook page.

Miami Valley Gaming and Belterra Park Casino

As the horse industry continues to race with limited fans, you can still place your bets at and wager online at www.tvg.com and www.twinspires.com.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

View the latest online exhibition, Cincinnati’s Soldiers: Men and Women in the First World War.

The Freedom Center’s End Slavery Now initiative will continue to provide resources in its ongoing effort to end human trafficking locally, nationally and globally. That information is available at endslaverynow.org.

Cincinnati Soldiers National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Enjoy virtual storytimes with libary and community readers.

Riverside Food Tours

(Virtually) Hop on the Cincinnati Bell Connector to explore Cincinnati's food and culture along the route. Find out more at Riverside Food Tours

Soul Palette

Are you ready to #PaintWithYourSoul? Soul Palette Virtual live Facebook Paint Classes for adults & children are coming your way. Follow along at https://www.facebook.com/SoulPaletteCincy/.
 
Children's class - Tuesday-5:30 p.m.
Adult Class - Wednesday- 7:30 p.m.
 
They will be accepting donations via Cashapp at $PaintWithSoul or by PayPal at soulpalettecincy@gmail.com. #SoulPaletteCincy.
 

Spotify Playlist with Cincinnati's Favorites

Cincinnati’s rich musical tradition is here to make you feel better. Whether you feel all alone, need more space, or trying to enjoy the downtime with those closest to you, these songs will help get you through these trying times. 
 
Give a listen and maybe you’ll find a new favorite song. You can also download songs, because with bars and theatres closed, the musicians need support now, too.

Stay Home, Cincinnati Spotify Playlist

Taft Museum of Art

Exploring the Taft Museum of Art is just a click away and now includes five new digital offerings to enjoy, stream, and share on your favorite social media platform. Introducing: 
 
Ongoing | Permanent Collection Highlights Audio Tour
 
Select Sundays | Family Sunday Fundays
 
Select Mondays | Virtual Studios
 
Select Wednesdays | Taft Chats
 
Select Fridays | Taft Trivia
 

Vent Haven Museum

The world's only museum dedicated to ventriloquism offers a virtual tour.
 

Virtual Reality 360 Cincinnati.

Experience Cincinnati in 360 degrees. See our entertainment districts - Fountain Square, the Banks, and Over-the-Rhine first hand. Grab a glimpse into Cincinnati restaurants, attractions the Duke Energy Convention Center and more.
 


Via Vite Restaurant

Tune in to Facebook for cooking demonstrations from Chef Cristian Pietoso.