The Arts: Stay Connected-Stay Happy

The Arts- Stay Connected: Stay Happy

On-Line Resources for CFUW-Stratford Club

Thank you for your contributions to this list and I apologize if I missed any items.  Please contact with additional on-line resources, and our list will continue to grow!


  1. Stratford Festival  – Free Thursday evening performances

and STRATFEST@HOME $10. per month subscription for legacy films, original content, interviews


  1. Drayton Festival   – Free Sunday evening shows.  Contact the box office and sign up for the newsletter


  1. The Shaw Festival


  1. Art Gallery of Ontario


  1. Royal Ontario Museum – check ROM at Home


  1. Bata Shoe Museum


  1. Cocktails with a Curator at the Frick (Frick Museum, New York) 28 episodes so far



  1. Smithsonian Arctic Studies Centre Alaska channel   Over 100 short films on Inuit and Indigenous peoples’ traditional arts, crafts, etc.


Smithsonian News

COVID in Urahoro, a small town in Japan.  In February, a public museum based in the town’s library asked residents to contribute objects representative of their experiences during the pandemic.


  1. British Museum – 11 ways to explore the museum from home


  1. Art Gallery of Windsor – Virtual Tours


  1. Arts and Culture  Over 250 galleries and museums around the world that offer virtual tours and/or visits with curators.


  1. Music on Youtube   Search for most well-known orchestra.

London Philharmonic Orchestra Summer Series is particularly beautiful.


  1. Shout Sister Choir


  1. Culinary Arts: The Stratford Chefs School

The Stratford Chefs School offers cooking classes year-round and many people find the immersion into cooking, learning new techniques, experiencing new tastes to be inspirational … and tasty!


  1. CFUW Reads Book Club

On November 12, 2020 the CFUW Reads Book Club will be discussing Esi Edugyan’s Washington Black. All CFUW members are welcome to join. Follow the Facebook page for updates.

Register for the Zoom meeting here. 

  1. The Toronto Public Library Eh List Writer Series


  1. Probus

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