Italy from your home (and more...)

Italy from your home (and more…)

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, museums and theatres were forced to shut down worldwide; But don’t worry! While you’re at home, you can enjoy the beauty of Italian art and culture online, for free! (and more…)

Here’s a link of Italian museums and exhibitions that can be seen online:

Pinacoteca di Brera

Galleria degli Uffizi

Musei Vaticani – Roma

Museo della Scienza

Cappella Sistina – Virtual tour

Virtual Museum – Italian art in 3D

International museums and exhibitions:

Museo Archeologico – Athens

Prado – Madrid

Louvre – Paris

British Museum

Metropolitan Museum

Hermitage – Saint Petersburg

National Gallery of Art

Petra – Jordan

The Smithsonian Museum

Enjoy Museum – An art exhibition on Divisionism (in Italian)

Russia Beyond – A tour of the Hermitage (in Italian)

Faces of Frida – Retrospective on Frida Kahlo


Here’s a list of Italian Theatres and platforms that are uploading free content:

La Fenice di Venezia

Elfo Puccini

Piccolo Teatro – Online shows

Teatro alla Scala – Online shows

Auditorium Parco della Musica – Multimedia

Quinte Parallere – Online concerts


…And some international ones:

Radio Garden – Radios from all around the world

Berliner Philharmoniker – Digital concert hall


Free E-Books and Audiobooks:

Radio Rai – Audiobooks in Italian

DigitaMI – Ebooks from the Sormani library

Biblioteca Europea – Digital library with books in various languages

Ilario Vannucchi

Il Saggiatore – One ebook a day (Italian)

Amazon – Free must-read classics in various languages

LiberLiber – Various ebooks (Italian)

Mondadori – Free ebooks (Italian)

Strade Bianche – Almost all Millelire books in PDF


Lessons and courses online IN ITALIAN:

History lessons from Professor Alessandro Barbero

Lezioni sul sofà – Lessons for children

Scienza Express – Lessons for children

La Cucina Italiana – Cooking lessons online

Accademia Italiana Medici – Course for doctors on Covid-19

Udemy – Various free online courses

Università Federico II (Napoli) – Online courses

Lessons and courses in ENGLISH:

Free Code Camp – Online courses

Fender Play – Guitar lessons

Roger Taylor – Drum lessons


For children (IN ITALIAN):


Museo Bambini – Milano – Guide to Coronavirus in Ita and Eng

L’Arcolaio – Fiabe al Telefono (ITALIAN)

labibliodivespri – Online story (ITALIAN)

The Colouring Book – Art to Colour

Save the Children – Activities for children (ITALIAN)

Associazione Solletico – ‘Fiabe al telefono’ (ITALIAN)

Bartolomeno – Online games in Italian


Italian Television and Cinema:

Raiplay – films, tv shows, documentaries…

Dirette Rai – Rai channels streaming

Ludanta Studios – Short films


Istituto Luce



Shore Scripts – Free original screenplays to download

Sky Arte – Art and documentaries

Andrea Mangoni – The Venice canal during Coronavirus


Shore Scripts – Free original screenplays to download

NHK World – 10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki


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