How not to get bored in isolation: recommendations

Now you do not need to get visas and buy tickets to wander through the halls of the Louvre or the National gallery of art in Washington, to watch the legendary performance at the Vienna state Opera or ballet at the Bolshoi theatre, or visit a live online concert of her favorite musician. It remains to choose the best.


the Portal Culture.Russia has created perhaps the most complete Navigator the cultural life of Russia. Here you can find thousands of videos of lectures, performances, concerts, and virtual tours, movies and books.

Photo: Natalia Reshetnikova/WG Isolation will be easier in the Louvre, the Prado and the Tretyakov gallery

Use the time spent at home with benefits and revise with the children of Soviet cartoons or listen to fairytales with the orchestra, read the novels, which never reached his hands, or view lectures from the Russian Museum.

the Online poster of the event from all over Russia, updated every day. Details and the schedule of upcoming broadcasts can be in the LIVE section. So, on April 3, the planned virtual concert “Daniel Kramer & Rita Edmond” from #filarmoniya Sverdlovsk state academic Philharmonic (beginning at 16.30) and performance of “Worlds in collision” Vladimir academic drama theatre (the beginning at 18.00).


the Leading theatres around the world use the Internet to get their best performances. You should use this opportunity to see the masterpieces of the world theatre arts.

Mariinsky theatre

the Mariinsky theatre finishes the first week of isolation, Symphony tale for narrator and orchestra Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the wolf”. Read Kseniya Rappoport, the conductor Valery Gergiev (beginning April 4 at 12.00). And on Sunday spectators will enjoy a ballet-extravaganza “the Sleeping beauty” choreography Marius Petipa revised by Konstantin Sergeyev (1952). The main roles performed by Alina Somova and Vladimir Shklyarov (beginning on 5 April at 19.00).

Translation available on the platform and in social networks Mariinsky theatre.

Grand theatre

the Bolshoi ballet continues its broadcasts of performances from his “Golden Fund”. Broadcast starts at 19.00 Moscow time and pass on the official YouTube channel of the Bolshoi theatre. For those who don’t have time to watch the play in real time, recordings will be available within 24 hours after the broadcast. Programme: 4 April – the ballet “Marco Spada” (2014), 7 April – the Opera “Boris Godunov” (2014) and April 10 – ballet “the Nutcracker” (2014).

Photo: Natalie Korenovsky/press service of the Theatre-festival Theatre festival “Meetings in Russia” for the first time start online

“Electrotheatre Stanislavsky”

At the electrotheatre Stanislavsky convinced that the forced self-isolation is not a reason to deny yourself the pleasure to see a good show. Theater painted online broadcast their performances until mid-April. On 3 and 4 April will devote a two-part play “the Steadfast principle.” April 4 will be a lecture dedicated to the Bauhaus. April 5 will give a performance called “Psychosis”. Completed a series of online broadcasts six day marathon “of the Orphic games. Punk macrame”, which will be held from 6 to 11 April, twice a day.

the state Opera

the Vienna Opera shows their performances every day at 17:00 CET. All streams carried on the streaming site in order to see them, you need to register. In the “Cinderella”, “ELEKTRA”, “Parsifal” and other legendary statements.

Paris Opera

Paris Opera house also opened free access to their best performances. 6 through April 12, you can watch the “the Barber of Seville” by Gioachino Rossini. And from April 13 to April 19 will have access to one-act ballets Tribute to Jerome Robbins / “homage to Jerome Robbins”.


it never ceases to amaze demanding public, and museums around the world. Not only that, they spread a Network of virtual exhibitions in its halls and exhibitions of recent years, and provide access to unique materials, previously unavailable to the General public. Suggest to visit the Hermitage Museum-reserve of Chekhov “Melikhovo”, Podolsk local history Museum, Zvenigorod historical architectural and art Museum, State Museum of Mayakovsky. About every Museum you can tell, we only pay attention to some of them.

Pushkin Museum

visit Academy of Pushkin’s collected short video exclusive interviews, and presentations by Directors of leading museums in the world, online courses in art history. There is a Museum and virtual tours of the exhibitions in the main hall, the Gallery of art in Europe and America, the Department of personal collections and other places. Audio guides for the Museum are available in the app And on the YouTube channel of the Pushkin Museum contains a collection of video documentaries, lectures and educational cycles.

the Museum has launched a new online program #Mediaspaces, in which he combined all his Internet projects and introduced new forms of interaction with the audience while the Museum is closed to the public.

Photo: Pictures of isolation: the Russians at home I repeat the images of famous paintings

Russian Museum

the Russian Museum invites you to take a Virtevery single walk through your halls and meet a large collection of ancient art and sculptures, coins and decorative arts, photographs and prints. The exhibits have descriptions, so a guide is not required. The website is also a virtual tour of the main exhibits of the Museum – the Mikhailovsky Palace, the Benois wing Stroganov Palace, Summer garden and other places.

national gallery of art in Washington

While the Museum is closed to visitors in the official group in Facebook Museum staff conduct online tours and talk about the masterpieces of the collection. The available audio guides, lectures and discussions, and many of the works can be seen in excellent quality. If you don’t know English, you will help the translator installed in your browser.

Tretyakov gallery

the State Tretyakov gallery for the first time published online a full archive of its exhibitions, which is available in “Yandex.The collections”. Users will be able to see the work of Arkhip Kuindzhi, Ivan Aivazovsky, Zinaida Serebryakova, Vasily Vereshchagin and the current exhibition “Russian fairy tale. From Vasnetsov still”. Most of the photos published for the first time.

Also the New Tretyakov gallery and Arzamas launched a joint online courses in which experts in the avant-garde will speak about the most important pages in the history of Russian art.


– Isolation is particularly difficult given to children, it is more difficult to explain why it is impossible to go out and socialize with friends. But this time, you can use to learn something new. Believe that your children better than you focus on the Internet and you will easily find any cartoon or an enjoyable film. But do look for useful educational resources they are unlikely to be. So they came to our small selection of useful websites for children and teenagers. The more I study these days has not been canceled.


Perhaps one of the biggest interactive platforms forI teachers and students. A large variety of tasks in all subjects from the curriculum, as well as various competitions and marathons. However in order to take advantage of the opportunities you will have to pay. Free daily can take only a limited number of jobs. However, at the time of General quarantine LEARN.RU invites teachers and students to take full advantage of distance learning for free.

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This is a fully online school that is well respected students and their parents. It is especially popular among those who were homeschooled. And today, when all students were home, school was opened free access to all basic online courses in the school curriculum from the third to the eleventh grade. For this you need only to register and you can start to do. In addition, the Foxford to prepare for the Olympics and the exam. To train on General principles or with Tutors.


It is the largest private educational online school where you can receive a full education in all school subjects. Here are collected the largest collection of video lessons, simulators, and tests from the best teachers and methodologists of Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is possible to safely put a child in front of the screen and be sure that he will learn a new topic and even do training exercises. Videokollektsiya lessons is freely available. To date, the site contains all the lessons of natural-science cycle for grades 1-11 and approximately half of the lessons in the Humanities.

Kids and science

the Internet project offers online courses in General subjects for all CLAsaw school. Special attention is paid to mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics and the world around them. Clear pictures, detailed explanations and great job will be a good tool for students to independently explore new topics.