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Metro Art Presents and Bob Baker Marionette Theater Celebrate 7th Annual Bob Baker Day With Virtual Event

Metro Art Presents and Bob Baker Marionette Theater Celebrate  7th Annual Bob Baker Day With Virtual Event

In celebration of the 7th annual Bob Baker Day, Metro Art Presents is collaborating with the world-renowned Los Angeles puppetry organization, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, on a virtual celebration featuring its beloved puppets performing throughout historic Union Station.

Premiering on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m. on Metro Art and Union Station Facebook and YouTube channels, the joyful and imaginative celebration of Bob Baker’s birthday will feature the popular marionettes who have entertained generations of Angelenos as they explore, dance and even roller skate through the station while delivering fun for all ages through an online carnival of inspiration and

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Celebrate Black History Month With These Free Virtual Events | Travel

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, many museums and cultural institutions around the country are opting to shift their Black History Month line-ups for the month of February from in-person to online-only affairs. The result is a creative curation of art exhibitions, concerts, panel discussions and other events designed to celebrate, but safely through virtual means. Here are more than a dozen (free!) events to mark on your calendar.

Exhibitions

The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is hosting a comprehensive exhibition focused on the life of Pauli Murray, a Civil Rights activist who was also

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Virtual access to over 1.2m objects in the V&A

This week, the V&A has responded to the needs of art and culture in a digital age, and uploaded more than 1.2 million of its fascinating objects for online consumption.

The new Explore the Collections platform provides a revolutionary new way to interact with the museum’s treasure trove of exhibits. Wherever you are in the world, you will be able to search, view and learn more about the artefacts and artworks on display. It is all part of the museum’s dedication to broadening access to national collections, even with the pandemic closing its doors.

the three graces marble front view with first base plinth only
by antonio canova 1757   1822 
italian 
1814   17
The Three Graces by Antonio Canova
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In homeschooling hell? Then try packing your kids off to a virtual museum

Parents know the drill by now. The third UK lockdown has brought with it another opportunity to scrabble around frantically for anything, anything at all, to occupy the little treasures. How many Lego superhero films are too many? Is your seven-year-old really capable of self-directed learning? Will the 11th worksheet be the charm?

Happily, various museums and arts organisations have stepped into the virtual breach, making up for the cultural privations of the pandemic by, hopefully, turning on a new generation to the possibilities of art without making them trail around a gallery.

We started with ‘Art is where

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