Experience all that Cobb County, Georgia’s arts scene has to offer from the comfort of home. Immerse yourself in virtual performances, tours, galleries, and classes hosted by local non-profit arts and heritage organizations.
Learn about the Atlanta Lyric’s performers through their actor spotlights, which feature favorite songs, step-by-step choreography, and production highlights. This is a personalized presentation brought to you from various locations, giving a glimpse of an actor’s life before they come to the stage. Catch their spotlights on Instagram and Facebook.
Join Emily and Wes Hogarth on a tour through their beautiful, historic Marietta home. Although Cobb Landmark locations such as the Root House Museum are closed, their Facebook page offers an inside look into historic cooking demonstrations, restorations and virtual field trip experiences.
Running out of ways to stay active during social distancing? Join Georgia Ballet for a virtual ballet class every weekday. Step-by-step instruction is given to stay active and learn about the programs the ballet offers all year round. Catch all of the classes and updates on their Facebook page.
Immerse yourself in a 360 degree choral experience as the GSO singers perform Georgia On My Mind. This project has been dedicated to frontline workers and essential personnel: in Georgia, across the nation, and around the world. To learn the best way to experience this innovative concert, click here.
While at home, express your creativity with items around your house and have an arty party! Allison Frink of Marietta Cobb Museum of Art will take you step-by-step in creating works of art every week! These crafts are fun for all ages. Visit the museum’s YouTube and Facebook pages for all their lessons.
Get immersed in high quality productions from your local theatre without leaving your home. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square streams plays from previous seasons directly on their website. They are currently streaming their production of Hamlet, but you can catch other full productions on their Facebook page.
Want to enjoy a stroll through the local galleries on Marietta Square? You can visit five galleries with 200 artists through a 3D online tour. Select a featured work, and listen to the artist share their inspiration for their art. You can even purchase works while you tour! This is a great way to access First Friday Art Walk, 24/7.
Springtime at Smith-Gilbert Gardens is a favorite time to take a tour of the new blooms. Though they are closed to the public to help the community maintain social distancing, you can still see what is flowering at the Gardens by watching their latest garden tour video on their Facebook Page. Check their page frequently for spring gardening tips!
Every weekend, Marietta’s Strand Theatre showcases entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings to enjoy from the comfort of your home. Friday nights, grab your popcorn for a double feature of classic films. On Saturdays, tune in for Living Room Sessions- a concert featuring local musicians. Every weekend has a new line-up of entertainment!