Monthly Archives: September 2011

Week-in-Review: September 24-30, 2011

As Museum Educators, sometimes we exist in the past, present, and future–at all times. Reflecting on this past activity-filled week has been difficult because we are preparing for so many things in the future, including an insanely fun Family Day … Continue reading

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Mindful Connections Friday, September 30, 2011

On Friday afternoon, a group of eleven senior visitors and caregivers attended our Mindful Connections program. Lead by guides David Rosenberg and Lyndsey Anderson, and with the help of a translator, the group journeyed to three stops in the galleries … Continue reading

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Remember That You Will Die – The Music Video

Previous Education staffer, Eleanor Whitney, was so inspired by the Remember That You Will Die exhibition that she wrote a song about it for her band, Corita. In a never ending cycle of art inspiring art inspiring art, her friend, Leila … Continue reading

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University Open House: A Joyful Event

The first University Open House weekend at the Rubin Museum of Art Saturday, September 17 – Sunday, September 18, was a fun, lively, and well attended event. During the weekend, many students, faculty, and staff took advantage of the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Dwight School at the Rubin Museum of Art

On Monday, September 26th, we were very excited to host seventy high school freshmen from the Dwight School, who joined us for our first 3-D Mandala art workshop in our new, state-of-the-art Education Center. During these 60-minute, interactive art-making experiences … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review September 17-23, 2011

This week I learned that the Epic of King Gesar is said to be over 15 million words long. This has been one epic week for Education, but I promise to keep my review to under 2 million words or … Continue reading

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The Rubin Museum of Art Welcomes Baruch Peer Mentors

The Education staff at the Rubin Museum of Art welcomed Betty DuVerger, SEEK Counselor, and a lively group of Baruch SEEK Peer Mentors to the museum for a training Seminar on September 22, 2011. The Seminar was designed to prepare … Continue reading

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Yak Packing!

Today is Thursday and that means it’s time for class! The Yak Packers meet two times a week to have some fun adventures with our teachers, Prachi and Aoife. Some people can hardly wait for class to start… When everyone … Continue reading

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A Date with Vishnu at the Brooklyn Museum

The day was cloudy and overcast on Saturday, September 10th, but it became a glorious and special day when a dozen or so Rubin Museum guides joined Ashley Mask at the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition on Hindu sculptures, paintings and textiles. … Continue reading

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John Jay O.U.R. Contest

O.U.R. Student Panel Writing Competition John Jay College of Criminal Justice Rubin Museum of Art 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011 www.rmanyc.org In thinking about your essay on a piece or pieces of art in the Rubin Museum of … Continue reading

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