Despite being at home, amidst the current global isolation, some of your favourite institutions, business owners, and influencers are taking to digital spaces to provide events online. Check out the ultimate list below, enjoy concerts from the comfort of your own home, and join a live Pilates class sure to get you moving!
The Sydney Opera House sets their sails on new digital experiences, inviting everyone with access to the web to get comfy on the couch as they bring stages to your sofa. Launching on the 1st of April, this weekly event will feature the classic mix of orchestral sounds, along with artists in conversation, contemporary dance events outdoors, and much more! Be sure to tune in every Wednesday to Sunday from 6PM AEDT.
Many of the pros here have been using digital classes for a while now through YouTube or your own favourite apps from gurus across the globe. But have you ever logged on live? Virtual Classes are taking off everywhere, and most recently The Body Method have put together a full schedule of Yoga, Pilates, BoxFit, and Meditation classes with a range of different mentors. You'll be able to join and stream from anywhere you decide to get digital physical. All you need is a comfy mat, a bottle of water, and a monitor to watch your instructor live.
The much loved Yarra Valley Writers Festival will now be accessible across the nation online, May 9th. Join panelists, authors, and the judges for a day of creative activity online. Sure to get you inspired with up-and-coming great Australian authors, with amazing stories from our doorstep to theirs.
There's so many worlds to explore within the walls of museums and galleries across the globe, and now they're transitioning permanent features online! You can digitally walk through, with the technology of Google Maps, some of your favourite exhibitions from the Melbourne Museum including: Wild: Amazing animals in a changing world, Phar Lap: a legend. Or stay #HOMEWITHGOMA as you play, pause, zoom in and navigate their recorded experiences and Youtube videos.
The oldest public library in Australia is making a digital move too. State Library of Victoria is now making over 17 thousand eBooks live, and almost 170 thousand images of Victoria accessible from their archives. As simple as registering an account, for free with them, will get you access to records that have gone unseen. Across Australia, and within your own regions, libraries continue to merge classics from their bookshelves to yours!
Fan favourites such as The Wiggles and Playschool are going live on Facebook to keep kids entertained and educated on things such as hand washing and staying home. Or want to tune into live videos of your favourite animals? The Taronga Zoo has introduced Taronga TV for the kids to check in with the friendly keepers and learn what goes on behind the scenes at Taronga while the zoos are temporarily closed.