Category Archives: Gallery Tours

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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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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October’s American Sign Language Tour at the Rubin

After a brief hiatus this summer, the Rubin Museum’s American Sign Language (ASL) tours began again in a very colorful way – focusing on our exhibition Count Your Blessings: The Art of Prayer Beads in Asia open from August 2, … Continue reading

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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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