Virtual Entertainment

By Pamela Stern

American Museum of Natural History, T Rex and Velociraptor and Archaeopteryx, Oh My!

Visit your favorite theropods, maniraptors, and more on Friday, October 16th, at 1 pm EST during this live tour of the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs with Museum tour guide Andrew Epstein, who will be offering highlights, fun facts, and fielding viewer questions.

Visit: https://youtu.be/vBjrEDiCRJA

Brooklyn Museum: Virtual Art History Happy Hour on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 6–7 pm. Celebrate the African Arts—Global Conversations exhibition with three fun and informative lectures.

This program is free to stream on Facebook Live. Or, register and pay what you wish to join us on Zoom, and participate in a Q&A with the speakers after the talks.

Visit: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org

Jalopy Theatre Presents: The Brooklyn Folk Festival will be virtual from October 23rd-25th, 2020. All of the performances are free, and no tickets are required. The workshops are ticketed.
The festival performances will be broadcast on several platforms including Facebook, Vimeo and Youtube.  All of the workshops will be taught via Zoom.

Visit: https://jalopytheatre.org/brooklyn-folk-festival

Summer scenes from the south pool in New York, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial & Museum:  There are both virtual tours and virtual memorial tours.  You will be able to take in panoramic views of the rebuilt World Trade Center, while discovering the meaning behind the 9/11 Memorial, learn about what happened on 9/11, and consider how people selflessly responded in the aftermath of the attacks. Tours are live, interactive, and led by Museum staff using Zoom. This 45-minute live tour explores the design and history of the site, highlighting the stories of those affected by the attacks. This is recommended for teenagers and adults.

Visit: https://www.911memorial.org/visit/virtual-tours

The Museum of The City of New York: On Tuesdays; November 10 and December 8th there will be virtual trivia nights. This will be co-presented with the Gotha, Center for New York City History.

Visit:https://www.mcny.org/triviaseries?utm_source=Museum+of+the+City+of+New+York

Muslims in Brooklyn: a three-year, multi-faceted public history project designed to amplify the stories of Brooklyn’s Muslim communities and contextualize those stories in the broader history of the borough, the city, and beyond.

Visit: https://muslims.brooklynhistory.org

Yankee Stadium Virtual Tours: will guide guests through some of Yankee Stadium’s most iconic areas, including Monument Park and the New York Yankees Museum presented by Bank of America. The Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length, with a short forum for questions at the end. Virtual Tours take place on a weekly basis every Tuesday at 12:00 PM EST and Thursday at 2:00 PM EST and are free to the public. Tours are available on a first come first served basis and space is limited. Following registration, you will receive a webinar link emailed to you five minutes prior to each designated tour time.

Coney Island Luna Park: Are you craving the thrills and chills of going to an amusement park this summer?  Well you can virtually go on the Cyclone or the Thunderbolt and a few other rides from the comfort of your own home. You can still feel the excitement and you don’t even have to wait on the long lines while you experience the twists and turns of the roller coasters.

Visit: https://lunaparknyc.com/experience-coney-island-iconic-rides-in-360/