Staying Connected During A Pandemic
Happy Sunday, everyone! We hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy during this time of uncertainty. With most people isolated in their homes due to COVID-19, it’s difficult to feel connected to others (even with social media). Today, we want to share some resources for you and other architecture lovers who are safely isolating inside. Here are some ways you can still explore the world and learn about architecture and history from your couch!
- For a daily dose of architecture and history, follow these accounts on Instagram: ArchDaily, Architectural Digest, and Architecture & Design
- Follow Histoury on Instagram and Facebook to learn more about our favorite buildings, architects, and towns!
- If you’re interested in preservation and history, go to The Museum of African American History online for interesting articles and information.
- Learn about the history of Los Angeles, and the Adventures in Architecture program, at Los Angeles Conservatory online.
- Learn about President Lincoln’s Cottage at LincolnCottage.org.
- Visit FrankLloydWright.org to learn about his 3D Laboratory. You can even watch video tours of some of his homes!
- Take a virtual tour of a museum! To find a list of online museum exhibitions, go to NY.Curbed.com.
- If you’re quarantining with children, go to this link at SavingPlaces.org to “edutain” your kids about architecture and history!
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There are a plethora of other online resources for remote learning, but these are some of our favorites.
Another thing you can do from the comfort and safety of your home is support small businesses during this pandemic. For a list of ways you can help, go to this article from The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
We hope this list helps you! Stay up to date with Histoury on our Instagram and Facebook for more articles like this!
Article by Carly Civello, Histoury Marketing and PR Intern