Most all museums in Richmond are currently closed but that should not be a barrier to access these cultural attractions and their educational and artistic resources. University of Richmond staffers Angela Leeper, Director of Curriculum Materials Center, and her assistant Dianna Barron, compiled a list of online Richmond resources for parents and others to enrich their mind and pass the time including a listing of Richmond area museums with online resources anyone can access.
•The American Civil War Museum has a new addition to its website and virtual tours are coming soon – https://acwm.org/learn/homefronted/
•Ashland Museum – Explore online and learn the history of Ashland, VA – https://ashlandmuseum.org/
•The Children’s Museum of Richmond’s blog offers online story times, art projects, and activities, as well as resources for parents & caregivers.
•The Edgar Allan Poe Museum has resources for students and educators – http://www.poemuseum.org/
•Science Museum of Virginia’s blog of Experimental Musings on a variety of topics –https://www.smv.org/learn/blog
The Science Museum of Virginia’s YouTube channel has a library of videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/ScienceMuseumVA
•University of Richmond Museums. Visit K-12 Educational Resources on the index to find Teacher Resources –https://museums.richmond.edu/education/
•The Valentine Museum’s online exhibitions – https://thevalentine.org/exhibitions/online/
•The Virginia Holocaust Museum has online resources for students and teachers – https://www.vaholocaust.org/resources
• Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Online Resource Center – https://www.vmfa.museum/learn/
•Virginia Museum of History & Culture has a variety of activities for all ages, virtual tours, webinars, and videos – https://www.virginiahistory.org/your-visit/virginia-history-home
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