Virtual Resources

Although Arts & Resilience performances have concluded for the season, there are virtual resources for you to check out.


Glasstire – “the oldest online-only arts magazine in the country” will keep you up-to-date on the visual arts across Texas.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Virtual Experience – offers online access to the art collections, selected exhibitions, film screenings, art-making activities, recorded lectures, artist’s talks and more.

The Menil Collection’s mission is to bring people closer to art. On the Menil Collection’s website, following any link will bring you to an amazing range of experiences, including:

The Contemporary Arts Museum – a pioneering institution at the leading edge of contemporary art and ideas is physically closed but digitally open at Museum from Home.

The Art Car Museum Gallery – gives you a view of art cats that drove through the museum

Need a more exotic background for your next Zoom call? Download them from the collections of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art at the Carter at Home, where you’ll also find an unusual range of art-related videos.

For more stories of art from the world’s leading experts, visit HENI Talks.


Houston Chamber Choir, which has won a Grammy, among many other awards, presents Podcast with One Accord.

Houston Symphony
has Archived Performances and posted a fascinating series of video playlists under a number of headings, including:

Musiqa – led by four composers, Musiqa’s mission is to “enrich and inspire the community through programs that integrate new music with other modern art-forms.”

  • Video Library – features collaborations with dances, painters, filmmakers, and more, and
  • Listening Library – an archive of music, including works commissioned and premiered by Musiqa.

To watch a master class with Renee Fleming or a montage of The Barber of Seville by Rice University students, visit the Shepherd School of Music’s YouTube.

International Voices Houston has had to cancel the rest of its 2020 season, but you can still experience a few of this wonderful group’s performances.


Main Street Theater – founded in 1975, produces innovative, thought-provoking plays for adults and children, and theater arts education/integration programs tailored to the needs of each school and community partner. Main Street @ Home presents activities for children as well as monologues and songs by actors.

Catastrophic Theatre – like many organizations, posts previews, interviews, and other interesting clips on YouTube.


For ballet online, the Houston Ballet has created The Show Must Go On(Line). Their Instagram posts are especially entertaining!