Category Archives: Himalayan Art

Teachers at the Rubin Museum – Election Day for Professional Development

On November 4, Election Day, the Rubin help a professional development workshop for K-12 teachers.  The theme of the workshop was Art as a Cross Curricular Connector, focusing on how the Rubin Museum’s collection can be used to complement a … Continue reading

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Drama and the Rubin Museum

Earlier this month, the Lincoln Center Theater opened a new play called The Oldest Boy. Written by Sarah Ruhl, MacArthur recipient and Tony nominee, The Oldest Boy explores a topic that is near and dear to the Education staff at the … 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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Recap of the Mandala Open House for K-12 Educators and Families in Photographs

This past weekend, September 19th-21st, the Rubin Museum of Art’s Education team hosted a weekend of open houses for various audiences including K-12 Educators, University Professors, and Families. Throughout the weekend, over 150 educators, professors, and families came to watch three … Continue reading

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A Ganesh Celebration at Family Art Labs!

Once every fall we hold a Family Art Lab devoted to the beloved elephant-headed deity, Ganesh (also known as Ganesha or Ganapati).  Ganesh is not only popular among Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain communities, but is also famous among many cultures throughout the world.  Perhaps it’s his unique characteristics … Continue reading

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Guest Artist Preeti Vasudevan visits Family Art Labs!

July’s Family Art Lab was all about Himalayan Sounds.  In honor of our sound exploration, we invited special guest artist, Preeti Vasudevan to lead our family tour.  She arrived with many interesting ideas and instruments of her own that enhanced our tour … Continue reading

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Himalayan Sounds Family Art Lab This Saturday!

Join us on Saturday, July 12th, from 2 PM – 4 PM, for our Himalayan Sounds Family Art Lab!  Hear monks chanting in the Tibetan Shrine Room and join our special guest, Preeti Vasudevan, on an exploration of the galleries to discover musical instruments … 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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Thinking Through Art Residency at PS 33

By Asya This year we began a new partnership with PS 33!  We are working with two pre-K classes in a twenty-session Thinking Through Art residency.  Throughout the residency, we are exploring Himalayan art, learning important art vocabulary, and developing … Continue reading

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