Bring dance, music, theater, and visual art into classroom with these standards-aligned resources.
This free 8-week course (‘Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology’) allows one to explore the archaeology, history, art, and hieroglyphs surrounding the famous Egyptian Pyramids at Giza. Learn about Old Kingdom pharaohs and elites, tombs, temples, the Sphinx, and how new technology is unlocking their secrets. (Offered by Harvard University)
This free 3-week course (‘Beethoven's 9th Symphony and the 19th Century Orchestra’) allows an opportunity to learn about Beethoven’s monumental 9th Symphony and forms of orchestral music. (Offered by Harvard University)
This free course (‘Roman Architecture’) is an introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its empire, with an emphasis on urban planning and individual monuments and their decoration, including mural painting. (Offered by Yale University)
This free course (‘Modern Poetry’) covers the body of modern poetry, its characteristic techniques, concerns, and major practitioners. The authors discussed range from Yeats, Eliot, and Pound, to Stevens, Moore, Bishop, and Frost with additional lectures on the poetry of World War One, Imagism, and the Harlem Renaissance. (Offered by Yale University)
This course (‘Global History Lab’) allows one to learn the span of world history from 1300 to the present. you will learn not just by reading and watching lectures, but also by analyzing historical documents and applying your knowledge. The core of this course is a series of weekly lab assignments in which you and your fellow students will work in teams to use historical knowledge from the course to solve problems and develop new connections and interpretations of primary historical materials. (Offered by Princeton University)
This course (‘Reinventing the Piano’) allows one to look at how the piano’s design touches on a range of diverse topics, like: where musical scales from and how the piano’s design impacts creativity; the expressive relationship between various keyboard instrument designs; the extraordinary range of color that emerges when we listen closely to how various intervals can be tuned, and in turn the choices we need to make when tuning a keyboard instrument (Offered by Princeton University).
KlineStudios offers Free Drawing Lessons For Beginners. Artists John C. Kline has compiled the series of drawing lesson videos below to give the beginner a core beginning to enhance any 2-dimensional works and mediums one may pursue, from painting, charcoals and pastels to printmaking and of course, drawing. The free online drawing lessons for beginners are geared to all ages.
The ArtyFactory Art Lessons Gallery offers free art and design lessons for all. Online art lessons include basic drawing classes for pencil, ink and colored pencil. One can learn how to draw, paint and design by following the illustrated step by step instructions. (a) Art lessons share the knowledge, understanding and experience of art to improve artistic skills and to increase enjoyment in creating artworks. (b) Design Lessons explore the basic elements of design such as imagery, color, pattern, composition, layout and typography and explain how to evaluate their effectiveness in the creative process.
DrawingCoach.com offer free drawing classes that skip the heavy theory and help students get started drawing immediately. The site teaches in detail how to draw portraits, animals, cartoons, caricatures, tattoos, flowers and trees. All the lessons include step-by-step instructions and examples. Some lessons also include video tutorials.
This site offers several free drawing tutorials for online learners. The step-by-step videos show one how to master skills in drawing, painting, collage, printmaking and more.
Skillshare site offers several free online art classes
This free Udemy course teaches one how to apply the Method by Leonardo da Vinci to improve your drawings.
This free Udemy course teaches one how to free hand draw with square drawing grids. One learns how to draw with pinpoint accuracy using a pencil and transparent grids.
This free Udemy course teaches Essential Voice Exercises and Training Tips to Transform Your Voice and Work from Home as a Voice Over or Voice Actor
This paid Udemy course gives an overview of Singing, Acting, Dancing, Writing and Composing skills required for Musical Theatre.