Author Archives: Marilyn

About Marilyn

Marilyn Casey is the Assistant Manager of School Programs at the Rubin Museum of Art. With a wide range of teaching and arts experience, she has worked in outdoor education administration, art classrooms, and a variety of ceramics studios around the tri-state area. She currently holds NY and NJ State Teacher Certification for Art K-12.

Fall 2014 Partnership with PS 33

Fall 2014 Partnership with PS 33 By: Asya Gribov, Teaching Artist For the second year in a row, I had the pleasure to teach the Thinking Through Art residencies at PS 33 in Chelsea.¬† Teaching the cultures and traditions of … Continue reading

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Liberty High School- Inspired by Clemente- Inspired by India

Liberty High School– Inspired by Clemente–Inspired by India My name is Ankita Mishra, and I have been a Teaching Artist here at the Rubin Museum through the Thinking Through Art (TTA)¬†program for almost three years. What always strikes me at … Continue reading

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School Programs Explore Painting Materials!

Earlier this week, the School Programs team experimented with and explored the possibilities of using natural mineral pigments and bovine hide glue to create our very own paint! We mixed up four powered pigments (made from ground minerals) with water … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life..of a Museum Educator

Every day here in the Education Department at the Rubin Museum of Art brings new tasks, challenges, and rewards. From administrative updates to material prep to leading tours in the galleries to traveling the 5 boroughs to teach, there are … Continue reading

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Artifact Investigation Updates

This spring, we have had the opportunity to work with a variety of school groups on the Artifact Investigation Workshop. From 5th grade students to seniors in high school, the workshop has been exciting and successful so far! The students … Continue reading

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Celebration of Teaching and Learning

On March 16 and 17th, the Celebration of Teaching and Learning took place in NYC. More than 10,000 educators came to share their experiences, learn something new, and participate in workshops. The Rubin Museum had a table with resources (and … Continue reading

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Comic Style Journey Scrolls!

In conjunction with the Hero, Villain, Yeti: Tibet in Comic Exhibition, School Programs had adapted the Journey Scroll Workshopto reflect the style and technique of comic book artists. By focusing on a step-by-step process of how to create a comic … Continue reading

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Artifact Investigation Workshop!

The opening of the new Education Center this summer brought the creation of a new series of offerings for K-12 School Groups: Tour + Workshops. Teachers and coordinators can schedule a hands-on workshop to enhance their school group’s guided tour … Continue reading

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Education Center Displays!

In the Education Center, we have many opportunities to display the fine work produced by our programs and students! There are magnetic walls in each room and six cases as you enter the center. In our latest installment of student … Continue reading

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Pre-Visit Protectors

Teachers can prepare their students for their trip to the museum by scheduling a pre-visit lesson after booking a tour. This free program for grades K-12 brings the wonder of Himalayan art and culture right to the classroom! Pre-Visits are … Continue reading

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