Here are some safe ways to practice social distancing by getting outdoors and having some unique cultural experiences. Many of these are virtual activities and are available at any time of the week. 

 

Virtual Museum Experiences

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art's 360-degree tour

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum's "Behind the Wings" video series

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art's Process and Print 

Colorado's Most Significant Artifacts from History Colorado Center

Denver Botanic Gardens' Navigator  

Friday Virtual Tours at Colorado Railroad Museum

 

Arts & Culture

Women of Resolution - Virtual: From the Homes of Colorado Legislators (Sunday, April 5; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

#letsmca - MCA's (Museum Contemporary Art Denver's) daily inspiration on Instagram

Denver Art Museum's online collection

Clyfford Still Museum's online collection

Denver Arts & Venues' virtual public art collection

RedLine Contemporary Art Center's video gallery shows

Spectra Art Space's virtual experiences

Georgia Amar's virtual gallery

Denver Street Art

Y/OUR Denver: Doors Open Denver 2019 Photo Competition – Online Exhibition​

Online French Classes from Alliance Française de Denver​

Socially Distant Culture Club

Virtual Painting Class with Gabriel Welch​

We Are Denver's 24/7 LiveStream

 

Performing Arts

Denver Brass at Home (YouTube channel)

Kantorei (Denver's premier choral ensemble) performs 'Fire and Ice'

Colorado Symphony plays "Ode to Joy" from various locations

Colorado Symphony members play "Don't Stand So Close to Me"

 

Music

Rocky Mountain Virtual Music Festival (Fridays) 

Videos of Red Rocks Amphitheatre's popular concerts

Red Rocks Amphitheatre's live cam

Central City Opera's YouTube channel

 

Food & Drink

ToGoDenver.com's list of Denver metro area restaurants open for carryout, curbside or delivery service

Slow Food Sessions live webinars at noon (Wednesday, April 1, DIY spa day; Friday, April 3, pizza; Monday, April 6, zero-waste minestrone)

Uncorked Kitchen & Wine Bar's live-streamed cooking classes (Fridays, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

 

Family-Friendly

Denver Art Museum's Creativity Resource (learning tools)

Denver Museum of Nature & Science's Learning Center

Family-Friendly Public Art Virtual Tour by Denver Arts & Venues

Denver Zoo's animal learning guides

Zoo to You: Virtual Safari

Color Our Collections Coloring Fest​ 

American Museum of Western Art's lessons and activity ideas

Denver Botanic Gardens' Dig Into Nature at Home 

Let's Roam in-home scavenger hunts

Youth One Book, One Denver

 

Film & Literature

Tattered Cover Book Store's online ordering

BookBar's online ordering

Lighthouse Writers Workshop's online readings, happy hours, book reviews and events

Denver Film Society's Virtual Releases 

Movies and TV shows filmed in Denver

Architecture Stories from Doors Open Denver 

 

Comedy

Don't forget about cultural institutions during this time of need. They've also been hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak and could use your help. You can make a contribution directly to a cultural institution by searching a list of SCFD organizations in the Denver metro area or by searching statewide through ColoradoGives