Watch this guy (we're naming him Tom) float around all day with his friends via the Seattle Aquarium's live sea otter cam. Seattle Aquarium

You may be stuck and home and your favorite local businesses may have closed their doors for the time being, but several venues are offering livestreams and other virtual content to stay connected to the community while Seattle remains in quarantine. Read on below for details on everything from live yoga classes to virtual museum tours to animal cams. You can also find them on our livestreaming location directory, and you can check out other online entertainment options on our livestreamed events calendar.


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ARTS & SCIENCE

Bellevue Arts Museum
The Eastside contemporary arts center offers virtual tours, curator talks, and other remote content on their Facebook and YouTube pages. For parents looking to keep their kids entertained, the museum also has lots of crafty activities that make use of common household items, like a jellyfish hat made out of paper strips.

Hugo House
The writing center is moving their spring classes to Zoom. They assure you that "initial reactions to the virtual classroom experience-both from students and teachers-have been highly favorable."

Curious about tea? Learn all about different types of tea at Tea Discovery!
Learn the history, myth and lore of tea while tasting different samples in a fun, interactive class!
Get Your Tickets For The First Ever Confinement Online Film Festival!
A fun night of solitary entertainment featuring films exploring social distancing and quarantine!
The 15th Annual HUMP Film Festival is now online, hosted by Dan Savage!
16 sexy films, showcasing a huge range of sexualities, shapes and sizes, streaming from your home!

Museum of Flight
Get your fix of historic aviation artifacts with the Museum of Flight's free virtual collection, which even includes some pieces that are too delicate to be publicly displayed.

National Nordic Museum
The museum now offers a selection of collection catalog records with media from theie permanent collection through a searchable online portal.

On the Boards
OntheBoards.tv is offering free unlimited performance rentals through April.

Pacific Science Center
Live science shows, hands-on STEM activities, tutorials, and more online activities should keep young scientifically minded kiddos occupied while school is out of session. The Pacific Science Center's Curiosity at Home program offers all this and more.

Seattle Art Museum
Opt to "Stay Home with SAM" by checking out objects of the week and video collections on their blog.

Seattle Opera
Seattle Opera writes, "Our stage may be dark, but we are working on lots of different ways to bring you the art you love." From video playlists of past favorites to family-friendly Opera Time sessions, new podcasts, streaming Opera Talks, and more, there are many ways to stay tuned remotely.

Seattle Public Library Digital Resources
While all Seattle Public Library locations are closed for the time being, they have a plethora of online resources that you can access from home for free with a library card. Explore their website for details on the movie streaming service Kanopy, the e-book and e-audiobook service OverDrive, social services links, and much more. Don't have a library card? You can now sign up for one digitally.

Seattle Symphony
After starting with a rebroadcast of Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 1, the Seattle Symphony will bring you two more exclusive viewings of stellar performances from the past.

Town Hall
Town Hall is livestreaming their most popular (e.g. sold-out) events online, including a Virtual Civic Saturday on March 28.

EXERCISE

8 Limbs Yoga
This local studio chain offers online classes.

Aditi Yoga and Wellness
Promising a "sacred, non-judgmental environment," this Wallingford studio offers hatha, slow flow, and other gentle yoga classes online via Zoom.

Exit Space School of Dance
The dance school is now offering ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and hip-hop classes online.

Poseurs
This all-levels studio offers vinyasa and pranayama classes via Zoom and YouTube. Check their Google calendar for links to the streams.

Sound Yoga
New and returning students are welcome to check out the West Seattle's studio's online offerings.

Twist Yoga
No need to travel to Edmonds to do downward-facing dog—the yoga studio will come to you thrice daily on their Instagram page.

Two Dog Yoga Studio
This studio is offering classes via Zoom.

Velocity Dance Center
The studio announced on Instagram that it will resume with its spring classes online until the quarantine restrictions are lifted. 

ANIMALS & WILDLIFE

The Mountaineers
From backpacking classes (for when you can go camping again) to mindful meditation sessions, the Mountaineers offers free virtual events every weekday.

Seattle Aquarium
Find out what the Seattle Aquarium's sea otters and harbor seals are up to every minute of every day. (Hint: They are swimming back and forth and looking cute.)

UW Cherry Blossoms
The cherry blossom trees in the University of Washington quad bloom like crazy this time of year. But since the campus is asking people to avoid crowded places to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, you're better off checking out this livestream of the floral action.

Volunteer Park Conservatory
The orchids, cacti, and air plants that live in the historic greenhouse are still thriving in the midst of this epidemic. Check up on them on the Conservatory's Instagram livestream.