Category Archives: Free

Headspace offers free guided meditations and workouts for New Yorkers via Mashable!

  Listen to the free meditations New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, so Headspace is bringing a little bit of relief to the Empire State.  Headspace announced a partnership with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office to … Continue reading

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Nikon School Online – Free online courses for April via @NikonUSA

  Make the most of this time.Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our courses free for … Continue reading

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Isolation Entertainment: The Globe is streaming a Shakespeare play for free every fortnight via Time Out London

  The latest London theatre to step up to the plate with free high-quality content is Shakespeare’s Globe. The iconic Elizabethan-style playhouse already had its own public streaming platform in the form of Globe Player, but watching it has always come at a … Continue reading

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The Internet Archive Is Digitizing & Preserving Over 100,000 Vinyl Records: Hear 750 Full Albums Now via Open Culture

  There seems to be widespread agreement—something special was lost in the rushed-to-market move from physical media to digital streaming. We have come to admit that some older musical technologies cannot be improved upon. Musicians, producers, engineers spend thousands to … Continue reading

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Parents Rejoice! Sesame Workshop Has Made 110 Sesame Street eBooks Free via Gizmodo

If your recent transition to working from home every day was made all the more challenging with a house full of kids not able to go to school, Big Bird and his Sesame Street gang are offering a little relief by making 110 ebooks … Continue reading

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FREE Audiobooks for kids (and adults) from Audible

No need to download or log in or anything. Click the book and start listening immediately! Maybe it’s time you finally read/listened to one of those classics, like Frankenstein, that you have always been meaning to read. — Douglas   … Continue reading

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Library Makes an Unsplash via Library of Congress Blog

Today the Library of Congress added another way of sharing some of its timeless collections with new audiences on diverse social media channels. We’ve joined several other cultural institutions to make selected rights-cleared images available on the Unsplash free stock … Continue reading

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Happy Public Domain Day 2020! via Boing Boing

Jennifer Jenkins from the Duke Center for the Public Domain writes, “January 1, 2020 is Public Domain Day! Works published in 1924 are entering the US public domain. They include George Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ and ‘Fascinating Rhythm,’ silent films … Continue reading

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Into 2020: National Park Service Announces Entrance Fee-Free Days for 2020 via (U.S. National Park Service)

  The dates for 2020 are: Monday, January 20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Saturday, April 18 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day Tuesday, August 25 – National Park Service Birthday Saturday, September 26 – National Public Lands Day … Continue reading

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The Man Who Invented Christmas – A Story of Charles Dickens and the Creation of A Christmas Carol

As many of you know, I am a huge fan of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I had been meaning to watch this movie for a long time, but when The Man Who Invented Christmas (IMDB) appeared for free … Continue reading

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Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums via Open Culture

Not your typical coloring books, for sure, but something that might give you a little erudition, as well as some relaxation. — Douglas   One can only color so many floral-trimmed affirmations before one begins to crave something slightly more perverse. An … Continue reading

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Books with Full-Text Online | MetPublications via The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  Just one of many books available.     “American Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints”: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 37, no. 4 (Spring, 1980)   Read Books with Full-Text Online | MetPublications via The Metropolitan Museum of Art … Continue reading

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