Category Archives: Education Center

This Saturday: Traditional Tibetan Felting at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, February 8th, from 2pm -4pm, join us for the Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab!  This month we will explore the Gateway to Himalayan Art exhibition and learn how to make felt, using traditional Tibetan methods. Please visit the Rubin website … Continue reading

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Makar Sankranti Celebration at Family Art Labs!

We had a huge turnout on Saturday for our Family Art Lab celebration of Makar Sankranti, the Indian Kite Festival!  This celebration occurs once every year on January 14th, bringing together family and friends to share food and fly kites! … Continue reading

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Join us this Saturday for a celebration of the Indian Kite Festival!

This Saturday, January 11th, from 2pm -4pm, don’t miss out on the Indian Kite Festival Family Art Lab!  This month we will celebrate Makar Sanskranti, the Indian Kite Festival!  We will explore the newest exhibition, Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography from … Continue reading

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Join us this Saturday for our Green Greetings Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, December 14th, from 2pm -4pm, don’t miss out on our Green Greetings Family Art Lab!  This month we will explore family portraiture in the newest exhibition, Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography from South Asia, and create eco-friendly holiday cards for our … Continue reading

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Family Day: Festival of Lights!

Earlier this month we hosted our fall Family Day, a huge celebration for Diwali, the Hindu New Year (also known as the “Festival of Lights”).  It was truly a day of fun with loved ones and friends.  What better way to spend … Continue reading

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October 2013 Thangka-Making Workshop with Carmen Mensink

Over two weekends this October visitors not only had a chance to view Tibetan paintings, called thangkas, in the Rubin Museum galleries, they also were able to create their own thangkas during The Buddha of Ultimate Healing: A Thangka-Making Workshop … Continue reading

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Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday Family Programs hosted a Family Art Lab on one of my favorite art-making processes, paper making.  This family workshop provided the perfect opportunity to learn more about the paper making traditions in Nepal and adapt these to art-making … Continue reading

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Join us on Saturday for Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, November 9th, from 2pm -4pm don’t miss out on our Nepali Paper Making Family Art Lab!  This month we will be learning the art of traditional Nepalese paper making, beginning with an exploration of the exhibition, Flip Side: The … 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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Family Day: Festival of Lights is almost here!

November is quickly approaching and we are gearing up for our biggest family event of the year, Family Day: Festival of Lights, happening this Saturday from 12pm-4pm.  We will be celebrating Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, with a … Continue reading

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