Andrew Zox, Cleo House, Jr. and Eric Hissom appear as The Weird Sisters in Folger’s ‘Macbeth.’ The 2008 production can be streamed on YouTube.

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design: Take a virtual tour of the “Inner Lives” ceramic exhibit.

Brush Strokes Gallery: Visit the “Online Gallery,” which shows what is currently on display for each artist, along with prices, sizes and media.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg: Standards-aligned resources available to help families virtually explore the wild world of animals and nature for grades K-12. Hands-on, creative resources include classroom activities, teacher’s guides, Saving a Species video series, Animal Bytes and animal info books.,

Central Rappahannock Regional Library: Discover a wide range of online resources, including e-books and e-magazines; Kanopy streaming video, featuring more than 30,000 films; and Kanopy Kids educational streaming video for preschool age and up.

Children’s Museum of Richmond: “Play Ahead” blog features activities, story times, art projects and parenting resources to help families learn through play. 804/474-7062;

Colonial Williamsburg: Explore From Home section includes guides for teachers, quizzes and puzzles for students, interactive timeline, pages for exploring art collections, and printable coloring sheets from The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

Ferry Farm and Kenmore: An activity related to the sites, mostly in miniature or “wee” form, will be offered each week. During WeeWednesday series on Facebook page, make Little George and Little Betty (George Washington and Betty Washington Lewis) paper dolls and take them on quarantine adventures. Tag the sites and use hashtag #WeeWednesday.

Folger Theatre: Stream Shakespeare’s tragedy “Macbeth,” conceived and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Aaron Posner, on YouTube through July 1. Free.

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park: Virtual form stories, videos, insights and short virtual tours available at

George Washington’s Mount Vernon: Tour Mount Vernon virtually, including the mansion, outbuildings, gardens and grounds. Mount Vernon will discuss a different aspect of George Washington and the estate on Facebook and YouTube every Monday through Friday at noon.

Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown: Visit museums through apps, blogs, interactives, videos and a series of curriculum-based lesson plans for teachers and students learning at home.

Kennedy Center: “Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems,” featuring doodle sessions with the children’s author every weekday at 1 p.m.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: Take “Virtual Visits” on its Facebook page and find resources for learning (including activities for kids).

LibertyTown Arts Workshop: Live demonstrations on Facebook and Instagram every Tuesday at 11 a.m. 540/371-7255;

National Air and Space Museum: Dig into the museum’s collection of air- and spacecraft, stories of aviation and space, interactive activities, and K-12 learning resources.

National Gallery of Art: Explore “Degas at the Opéra” exhibit, with 360-degree virtual tour, audio tour, lecture and “An Eye for Art: Edgar Degas, Playing with Space” activity.

National Museum of the Marine Corps: Take a virtual tour and access distance learning programs.

Olney Theatre Center: Enjoy free Zoom classes, from story time and movement classes for younger kids to playwriting for teens to a play-reading club for all ages.

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance: Legends at Home! featuring performances from Richmond artists, will be streamed each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon and 7 p.m. on its Facebook page and website.

Signature Theatre: Dani Stoller’s world-premiere comedy “Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes” is available for streaming through April 12 at; $35 virtual ticket. Signature Strong Live! featuring conversation and song with Signature favorites, 8 p.m. Tuesday on Facebook.

Story District: “Acting the Fool: Stories about mishaps, mayhem, mischief and mistakes” live storytelling show. April 14, 7:30-9 p.m. Donations suggested.;

Stratford Hall: Enjoy a virtual tour, featuring nine stops in and around the Great House with American Sign Language interpretation. New virtual tours will be introduced; free coloring pages available online. 804/493-8038;

Synetic Theater: Stream “Hansel and Gretel” and “Richard 3.0” through April 12; pay-what-you-can available starting at $5. Company members will also host online fitness classes; pay-what-you-can ranging from $5-20.

UMW Theatre: Stream abridged performance of “Much Ado About Nothing,” April 16, from 7-8 p.m. Free; register at

Virginia Museum of History & Culture: Watch past Banner Lectures, featuring more than 250 hours of recorded lectures by world renowned authors and speakers about a variety of topics, including famous Virginians, notable events, business and industry, government and politics, popular culture and more. Digital resources also include virtual tours, upcoming webinars, and activities and resources for students. The museum is also accepting digital submissions throughout the crisis on a special webpage, which allows all Virginians to share their stories, upload original images, audio or video recordings, or donate artifacts to the collection. 804/340-1800;

—Compiled by Gail Choochan

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