8 Detroit things to do from home during coronavirus

Now that a ‘stay at home’ order has been instituted in Michigan to stall the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), people are going to be spending a lot of time indoors. Though you can leave to perform essential duties or spend a little time outdoors, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has directed people to otherwise remain in their homes.

When not working remotely or homeschooling kids, lots of people are going to be looking for creative alternatives for entertainment and recreation beyond streaming yet another Netflix show. And even though we can’t go outside, many of us will still want to engage with Detroit and its people.

So here is a list of eight activities you can do from home while still feeling like you’re in Detroit.

What are you doing from home? Let us know in the comments section and we’ll update the piece.

While not as stimulating as seeing it in person, lots of Detroit museums offer extensive digital archives for visitors to browse.

The Detroit Institute of Arts has over 60,000 high-quality images online that can be sorted by department, artist, and medium.

The Detroit Historical Museum has free educational resources for youth of various ages, a YouTube channel with videos and playlists on a number of subjects, and over 45,000 records in its digital collection.

Detroit Public Library cardholders can access its digital collection, as well as download eBooks and audiobooks, stream movies, and more. The Henry Ford Museum also has tons of digital artifacts.

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Source: 8 Detroit things to do from home during coronavirus – Curbed Detroit

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