At Home Activities

Online educational and fun resources from museums in NH and MA

 

New Hampshire Museums

Currier Museum of Art

Website: http://currier.org/

Browse the collection: http://collections.currier.org/

View the museum’s collection of artwork by artist, medium, object, era, style, etc. Type any word or phrase into the “Explore the Collection” box and see what you can find.

To view one specific aritist you can use the “Quick Search” or “Advanced Search” options: http://collections.currier.org/QS_5

Online classes are coming soon: http://currier.org/currier-art-center-spring-2020-online-classes/

 

Children’s museum of New Hampshire

Website: https://www.childrens-museum.org/visit/info

Virtual online activities can be found on the museum’s -

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRKM1lRYVPMRaH5R766U-kA

Blog: https://childrens-museum.org/blog

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kidmuseumnh

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/childrensmuseumofnh/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChildrensMuseumNH/

More online resources can be found at:

https://www.childrens-museum.org/outreach/online-resources

 

New Hampshire State Parks

Online activities and lesson plans can be found at:

Website: https://www.nhstateparks.org/

Blog: https://blog.nhstateparks.org/

 

New Hampshire Historical Society

Website: https://www.nhhistory.org/

Online historical exhibitions: https://www.nhhistory.org/Research/Online-Exhibitions

 

Seacoast Science Center

Website: https://www.seacoastsciencecenter.org/

Learning connection - Backyard Bio Blitz Challenge, videos, nature lessons and other activities: https://www.seacoastsciencecenter.org/explore-and-learn/your-learning-connection/

 

Strawbery Banke Museum

Website: http://www.strawberybanke.org/

Virtual tour of historic houses: https://strawberybankemuseum.wordpress.com/buildings-and-attractions/

Online activities: https://strawberybankemuseum.wordpress.com/lessons-and-activities/

Baby heritage animals: http://www.strawberybanke.org/events/virtual-baby-animals.cfm

 

Massachussetts Museums

Boston Children’s Museum

Website: https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/

Play and learning resources: https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/learning-resources

 

New England Aquarium

Website: https://www.neaq.org/

Virtual visits and at-home activities: https://www.neaq.org/visit/at-home-events-and-activities/

Fun activities for kids and teens: https://www.neaq.org/learn/for-families-teens/fun-activities-with-kids/

Climate change resources: https://www.neaq.org/learn/climate-change-education-resources/

Blog: https://www.neaq.org/blog/

 

Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum

Website: https://www.gardnermuseum.org/

Virtual reading room: https://www.gardnermuseum.org/organization/virtual-reading-room

Boston’s Apollo – Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent: https://www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/exhibition/bostons-apollo

Explore the collection: https://www.gardnermuseum.org/experience/collection

Modern Art Podcast: https://manpodcast.com/portfolio/bonus-mary-reid-kelley-and-patrick-kelley-ursula-von-rydingsvard/?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200415General%3AGardnerAtHome&utm_content=version_A

 

Museum of Fine Arts

Website: https://www.mfa.org/

Video library: https://www.mfa.org/videos

Art Collections search: https://www.mfa.org/collections

Museum of Science Boston

Website: https://www.mos.org/

STEM and other online activities resource page: https://www.mos.org/MOSatHome

 

Peabody Essex Museum

Website: https://www.pem.org/

Art projects for kids: https://www.pem.org/art-projects-for-kids

Podcasts: https://www.pem.org/explore-art/pemcast

Explore the collection: https://www.pem.org/explore-art

Blog: https://www.pem.org/blog

 

Zoo New England

Website: https://www.zoonewengland.org/

Kid’s Corner – activities and educational videos of animals for kids: https://www.zoonewengland.org/kids-corner/

Daily Zoo- to-You videos: https://www.facebook.com/stonezoo/videos

https://www.facebook.com/pg/franklinparkzoo/videos/

Protect and Conserve – articles about wildlife conservation around the globe and in New England:

https://www.zoonewengland.org/protect/

Added bonus!

Museum Computer Network

The ultimate guide to virtual museum resources, E-learning, and online collections:

http://mcn.edu/a-guide-to-virtual-museum-resources/

   Lots of virtual tours and free activities and courses from museums all over the world.

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