Category Archives: Gallery Tours

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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A Parade for Ganesh at Family Art Labs!

The excitement of the fall season is in the air and what better time to celebrate the beloved Hindu figure, Ganesh!?  We had a full group at this month’s Family Art Lab, with a lot of fans of the helpful … Continue reading

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Exploring Radical Terrain: Adult Writing Workshop at the Rubin

If you visited the Rubin Museum on a Wednesday evening in April you may have seen an eager group of visitors exploring artwork together, then focused in deep concentration over their notebooks, writing responses to individual pieces.  This group was … 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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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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Mindful Connections Turns One on Alzheimer’s Action Day

Mindful Connections, our program for people with dementia and their caregivers, turns one today. Serendipitously, today is also Alzheimer’s Action Day. Each month, we come together at 1:30 pm to have tea with Mindful Connections participants prior to the tour, … Continue reading

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Meeting of Minds

Recently, a group of Art Museum School Programs Managers put their heads together. Organized by Ai We Seow, Coordinator of School and Educator Programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art, our group met in the Whitney’s Education Studio – … Continue reading

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My Kind of Town

Last month I had the honor of attending  the Teaching Institute in Museum Education (TIME) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I’ll get the TIME in a moment, but first, let’s talk about Chicago. The last time … Continue reading

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Treasures from the Vault

It’s August, and we’re in the process of revamping and revising our School Programs webpages for the coming school year. As I went through our archives, I found a trove of dynamic student sketches made during hour-long K-12 guided gallery … Continue reading

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