Author Archives: Larissa

Teachers at the Rubin Museum – Election Day for Professional Development

On November 4, Election Day, the Rubin help a professional development workshop for K-12 teachers.  The theme of the workshop was Art as a Cross Curricular Connector, focusing on how the Rubin Museum’s collection can be used to complement a … Continue reading

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Are you feeling Peaceful or Wrathful?

Campers from Berkeley Carroll Summer Camp represented their personal protectors – both peaceful and wrathful – inspired by images from The Rubin Museum. Here are some of their great drawings!     What kind of protector would you want?

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Celebrating Collaboration with PS 33 Chelsea Prep

By Asya and Larissa On June 10, the students of Ms. Scott’s and Ms. Georgantonis Pre-K classes at PS 33 celebrated the end of a 20-session arts residency at the Rubin Museum with morning of art activities, snacks and sharing. … Continue reading

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Family Art Night at PS 32

Last week, we celebrated our fourth year of partnering with PS 32 in Queens with a fun Family Art Night! In February and March, Rubin Museum educators worked with the entire third grade to discuss Himalayan Art and support classroom … Continue reading

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Mandalas All Day!! with Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

This past Saturday, School Programs led an exciting all-day workshop for parents and students through Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.  The theme of the day was … MANDALAS!!! To begin the day, Marilyn led the group in a movement … Continue reading

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Himalayan Art Encounters: From Minerals to Paint to Landscape at Hannah Senesh Community Day School

This spring, I continued to work with the 5th grade students at Hannah Senesh Community Day School as a part of their unit studying China as part of a 3-part Himalayan Art Encounter. In the fall, I worked with these … Continue reading

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Inspiration at the Educator Open House

Yesterday, we held our Spring K-12  Educator Open House in the Education Center.  We asked the educators attending, “How does the Rubin Museum of Art inspire you?”  Here is a sampling of the thoughtful responses:    

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Gallery Sketch December 19, 2012

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Himalayan Art Encounter with Hannah Senesh Community Day School

I recently had the pleasure to work with the fifth grade at Hannah Senesh Community Day School  during a Himalayan Art Encounter, a three-part museum-school partnership.  As a part of a unit of study about India, we focused on the … Continue reading

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VTS Practicum at the Brooklyn Museum

On Thursday and Friday of last week, I participated in the Visual Thinking Strategies Practicum at the Brooklyn Museum.  Although museum educators talk a lot about VTS, “modified VTS,” and the benefits and challenges of working with VTS in the … Continue reading

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