I've been following Open Culture for quite a few years, and it continues to be a great resource for great art, music, and more. I know some of y'all have extra time on your hands, so it seemed like a great time to feature this impressive collection.
Why I'm Following Open Culture
Their mission is their tagline "The best fee cultural and educational media on the web." And I agree! Links to books, video, music, and more. Including:
- 1,300 Free Online Courses
- 1000+ MOOCs
- 1,150 Free Movies
- 700 Free Audio Books
- 800 Free eBooks
- 200 Free Textbooks
- 300 Free Language Lessons
- 150 Free Business Courses
- Free K-12 Education
Some of my favorites!
You can browse 3,900 pages of Paul Klee’s personal notebooks!
Or maybe you would like to download the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe as free eBooks and audio books. This image is a still from the bonus, gorgeous animated short film of the Tell-Tale Heart from1953.
How about binging on Spike Lee’s list of 95 essential movies or Martin Scorsese's list of 39 essential foreign films?
Hear lectures from great comtemporary writers in The Celebrity Lecture Series from Michigan State University:
…You can revisit these lectures presented by the likes of Amy Tan, Arthur Miller, Joyce Carol Oates, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Margaret Atwood, Maya Angelou, Norman Mailer, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth, Richard Ford, Susan Sontag, Tom Wolfe, Carlos Fuentes, August Wilson, E.L. Doctorow, Edward Albee, Isabel Allende, Garry Wills, Jane Smiley, John Irving, John Updike and Joseph Heller. Just click on any of the links above and you can stream the audio lectures for free online.