All posts in social distancing

The Getty called and the people answered: thousands recreate famous artworks from the comfort of home

The Getty put out a call to the people and boy have the people responded. On March 25th, the museum sent out a Tweet accompanied by an Instagram post challenging people everywhere to recreate some of their favourite artworks while they isolate at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s one of many ways that people […]

10 orchestras and choirs making sure the show goes on while social distancing

In some ways, social distancing has brought us together. Within the space of a few weeks, FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, Google Hangout, and a plethora of other video chats have made the distance feel a little less daunting. Birthdays have been virtually celebrated, trips to the pub have been simulated, and loved ones have been able […]

The Social Distancing Festival- an international platform of connection

We’ve been seeing an uptick in digital content consumption in the wake of the global COVID-19 crisis. And with the nigh-impossible feat of viewing art in person right now, artists of every discipline have been experiencing cancellations, rescheduling, and general losses on their projects. But necessity is the mother of invention, and one Canadian playwright […]

Smartify bringing art to the people for free during the time of COVID-19

Visiting a museum is simply off the table for the foreseeable future for many of us around the world. Everything feels uncertain – for museum-goers, those working in the art sector, and artists alike. To help bring art to the masses, though, is Smartify, an app that was created to provide more information but now […]

Being at the house has us thinking about homes around the world. Here are 7 that take the cake.

How’s the new kitchen office setup? Have you Marie Kondo-ed your entire house within a very tidy inch of its life yet? With the new life norm of social distancing and self-isolation, the AFP has estimated that approximately 900 million people (roughly 600 million are under government mandates to do so) from in at least […]

#ArtDuringQuarantine: Spotlight on Online Opera in the time of Coronavirus

Art Critique has already shared nine ways to bring the art world to you while you’re quarantined or social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. In these extraordinary times, we will continue bringing you information about ways you can brighten these challenging days with art events you can enjoy from the safety of your own home. […]

‘Safety Match’: An animation helping people better understand social distancing

More times than not, art doesn’t get created simply for the sake of art. Instead it’s more likely an artist’s exploration of a topic, an exploration of self, or an artist’s response to the world around them. The latter is what inspired a husband and wife art duo to create Safety Match, an animation showing […]