By Matthew Lewis, Contributing Reporter
DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA – For those social distancing in The Palm Beaches or elsewhere, the official tourism marketing corporation of the county, Discover The Palm Beaches, put together a list of virtual experiences that can be explored without leaving the safety and convenience of home.
These are especially great options for the kids out of school, offering creative and educational ways to keep them engaged.
Armory Arts Center
Providing art classes, exhibits, lectures and special events during their usual programming, the Armory has found a way to bring their art exhibit and artists to you through a virtual tour through the gallery.
Experience a virtual tour of the Flagler Museum’s first- and second-floor rooms, as well as the Pavilion. Audio tours are also available for free downloads to mobile devices (iPhone, iPad and Android) to add to this special experience. The app is called “Flagler Museum Tour” in Apple’s App Store, and “Flagler Museum App” in Google Play.
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Enter this virtual Coastal Classroom to learn about sea turtles and ocean education. Every day via Facebook Live at 2 p.m. EDT, LMC’s education team will conduct 15- to 20-minute learning lessons focused on various sea turtle and ocean conservation topics. These virtual learning modules will leverage the museum’s innovative sea turtle hospital and engage viewers with sea turtle patients. Activity sheets, interactive quizzes and more are available on LMC’s online resource website.
Norton Museum of Art
Explore these videos and podcasts of talks by artists, curators, and notable speakers in the fields of art and culture; as well as behind-the-scenes insights and unique perspectives of collections, exhibitions, gems from the Norton archives, and more.
South Florida Science Center & Aquarium
Get ready for virtual science as the Science Center shares live aquarium programs, science demos, virtual exhibit tours, story time and more. They’ve also provided a helpful list for parents to enjoy with their little ones as well