Yes, this staying at home and social-distancing routine is getting tiresome. But don’t forget that you can still enjoy lots of art and culture online and, in many cities, on foot, and by car.
If chess is one of the games you’ve been playing at home, you can learn about the history of the game and see some incredible chess sets in the online exhibition offered by the Maryhill Museum of Art in Goldendale, WA.
Maryhill’s chess set collection includes sets that are odd, whimsical, artist-made, and very rare.
If it seems like murals are taking over all the blank walls in many cities, you’re right.
But that makes it possible to take in free art shows from your car or during a socially distanced stroll through a city any time of the day.
Many cities also make their mural collection accessible online. One example: in Florida, the SHINE Mural Festival curates more than 90 murals in the St. Pete/Clearwater area and its virtual tours include photos, videos, and, in many cases, audio descriptions of the artworks.
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