Category Archives: Exhibitions

Join us Saturday for our Bead Dazzle Family Art Lab!

The second Saturday of the month is upon us, once again, and we hope that you and your family will join us for Family Art Labs from 2:00-4:00pm!  This month we will be bead dazzling, beginning with an exploration of … Continue reading

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Raja-Rani: King & Queen for a Day at Family Art Labs!

Saturday we had yet another fun day at Family Art Labs.  Our theme of the day was Raja-Rani, which means “King & Queen” in Hindi.  This workshop took us on an exploration of the newly opened Fiercely Modern: Art of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Samsara Night-Teens Event

  On March 9th, The Rubin Museum hosted a teen event based on the Buddhist concept of Samsāra. Saṃsāra is the idea that our realities can be explained using a wheel depicting the different worlds. The 6th floor of the … Continue reading

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The Place of Provenance: Educator Resource Guide

  Following the opening of the exhibition The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting , the Education Department at the Rubin Museum have created an Educator Resource guide that can help both teachers and their students with the … Continue reading

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Marcos’ Top 10 Favorite Things at the Rubin Museum- a Fond Farewell

My time at the Rubin Museum has come to an end.  I’m trekking off to work with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. I’ve grown so much at the Rubin and will miss everyone dearly. I’ll still be guest-posting on the Education  … Continue reading

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The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

On Saturday, September 22, the School Programs team collaborated with Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth on an all-day Himalayan Art Encounters program. The Center for Talented Youth (CTY) offers gifted and talented K-12 students a wide range of academic … Continue reading

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Expo 2012 Yeosu, Korea

Everybody I Know: Hey Marcos . . . What did you do for your summer vacation? Marcos: I went to Expo 2012 in Yeosu, Korea. Everybody I Know: What’s that? Marcos: Expo?! It’s the World’s Fair. Everybody I Know: They … Continue reading

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Visual Thinking Strategies and the Rubin Museum

The Rubin Museum is part of a national leadership project and initiative being conducted by Queensborough Community College (CUNY) with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences called Culture and Literacies through Art for the 21st Century or … Continue reading

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Durga: Drawn from memory

Durga, Nepal; 13th century Gilt copper alloy, C2005.16.11 (HAR 65433)

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Que Sera, Sera! The Growing Pains of a Young Professional

                    A year and a half ago, on the first day of my zillionth semester of college, I sat timidly in a required art class: ‘Intro to the Visual Experience’. As … Continue reading

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