Author Archives: Laura

About Laura

As Head of Adult & Academic Programs, I enjoy reaching out to the NYC university community, helping faculty and students to utilize our collections in new and exciting ways.

Getting Creative with Janet Morgan

The Adult Education Team at the museum offered an exciting course in October, Creating Deities: Exploring Inner Guides of Strength, Love, and Insight, hosted by the dynamic and inspiring artist and educator, Janet Morgan. Attendees primed their creativity pumps with … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Weekend with Carmen Mensink

We were delighted to welcome Carmen Mensink, a gifted educator and artist based in Amsterdam, back to the museum this past weekend.  A practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism who has studied thangka painting extensively, Carmen has taught thangka painting classes in … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Rubin Museum’s Shrine Room

Ashley Frenkel, our guest blogger, is an Education intern at the Rubin Museum where she assists with Adult & Academic Programs. Ashley is a junior at New York University where she majors in Art History. The Rubin Museum of Art’s … Continue reading

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Honoring International Mountain Day 2013

Anne Brink, Rubin Museum Visitor Experience Associate, offers some end of the year reflections on International Mountain Day: Beyond the front doors of the Rubin Museum, a familiar city landscape awaits. Dedicated to the art of the Himalayan Asia, the … Continue reading

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Himalayan Heritage Meet Up!

Tashi Chodron, Coordinator of Adult & Academic Outreach Programs, and Harry Einhorn, part-time Rubin Museum Guide, are the hosts of a monthly Himalayan Heritage Meet Up. This is what Harry has to say about this exciting new program: On Friday, … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Look at Allegory and Illusion

Ashley Frenkel, our guest blogger, is an Education intern at the Rubin Museum where she assists with Adult & Academic Programs. Ashley is a junior at New York University where she majors in Art History. Ashley Frenkel: Sepia tinged photographs … Continue reading

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Adult Writing Workshop with Nina Goss

Discover how the visual arts can inspire writing through intimate encounters with artwork in the Rubin Museum of Art galleries in this lively workshop Writing Down the Himalayas with Nina Goss. Guided group visits provide participants with insights and impressions … Continue reading

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Adult Education Classes at the Rubin Museum

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to explore, create, or write about Hindu and Buddhist art, consider taking a class at the Rubin Museum this fall that will help you connect with the ideas, symbols, and transformative … Continue reading

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Building Community and Self Awareness with Mandalas

Laura Sloan and Lyndsey Anderson and I welcomed a group of New York University Graduate Art Therapy students to the museum on a Saturday afternoon in late August for a workshop exploring mandalas from psycho-spiritual and experiential perspectives. The workshop … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome to the Baruch College Peer Mentors of 2013-14

A lively group of Baruch College students participated in a training workshop at the Museum last Wednesday. The group of twelve upperclassmen will serve as Peer Mentors for their incoming Freshmen peers this fall as part of an engaging peer-to-peer … Continue reading

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