Category Archives: Exhibitions

Book Art at Family Art Labs!

Last weekend we hosted our December Family Art Lab focusing on the art of books and their importance in Tibetan Culture.  We began with an exploration of the exhibition, All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide, focusing on a set of 54 paintings … Continue reading

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Rubin Education Team Visits the Queens Museum of Art!

Recently, the education team here at the Rubin took another field trip; this time to the Queens Museum of Art! We went to see the new “Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art” exhibit featuring many works from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation! While … Continue reading

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Family Sundays in June!

Join us at Family Sundays in June for super sculpting!  In the Museum pick up a gallery search or go on the 2 pm Family Tour of the exhibition, From India East, to see sculptures made of clay, stone, wood, and metal. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Family Sundays!

This Sunday, May 11th, is a day for celebrating our mothers.  Since Sundays are officially a day for families here at the Rubin Museum, we thought Family Sundays would be the perfect opportunity to bring mom to the Museum and to do … Continue reading

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Join us this Saturday for the Spice Market Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, April 12th, from 2 PM – 4 PM join us at the Education Center for our Spice Market Family Art Lab!  Explore the newest exhibition, Bodies in Balance, and how our five senses are connected to our overall well … Continue reading

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Masterworks: Shiva Vishavarupa

With the re-opening of the exhibition Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection, we asked our Curatorial Department to help us explore a painting on display titled, Shiva Vishavarupa.     RMA: How was the painting used by the viewer? Such paintings usually … 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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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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Bead Dazzle at Saturday Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday afternoon at Family Art Labs we took an in depth look at prayer beads from around the world through an exploration of the exhibition, Count Your Blessings: The Art of Prayer Beads in Asia.  Following our exploration, we … Continue reading

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