Category Archives: Himalayan Art

Family Art Night at PS 32

Last week, we celebrated our fourth year of partnering with PS 32 in Queens with a fun Family Art Night! In February and March, Rubin Museum educators worked with the entire third grade to discuss Himalayan Art and support classroom … Continue reading

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Staff Connections: Laura Lombard, Head of Adult & Academic Programs

Running a museum takes a whole team of professionals whose different skills help make the Rubin Museum of Art one of the premiere places to visit. To get to know us a little more, and to explore different careers in … Continue reading

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Himalayan Heritage Group: The Tibetan Year of the Horse

Last week, the Himalayan Heritage Group ushered in the Tibetan Year of the Horse with a meetup dedicated to King Gesar, the Epic Warrior Folk Hero of Central Asia. King Gesar is the world’s longest epic poem. Originating in Eastern Tibet, … Continue reading

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Launch of Family Sundays!

Last Sunday Family Programs held our first Family Sundays drop-in program and I will modestly say it was a huge success.  We had over 50 people in attendance throughout the afternoon and everyone looked to be having a great time. … Continue reading

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Losar Family Day!

In early March Family Programs led the Museum in a celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, with our annual Losar Family Day.  With its many moving parts, this celebration required participation from nearly every department in the Museum.  Because … 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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Losar Family Day is almost here!

March has arrive and we are preparing for our largest family event of the year, Losar Family Day: Himalayan New Year.  This event takes place this Saturday, March 8th from 12pm-4pm.  Join us in our celebration with a day full of art, … Continue reading

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Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab!

We had a full house last Saturday for our Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab. This time of year many families seek fun, indoor weekend activities and what better way to spend a cold day than learning how to felt … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Traditional Tibetan Felting at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, February 8th, from 2pm -4pm, join us for the Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab!  This month we will explore the Gateway to Himalayan Art exhibition and learn how to make felt, using traditional Tibetan methods. Please visit the Rubin website … Continue reading

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Makar Sankranti Celebration at Family Art Labs!

We had a huge turnout on Saturday for our Family Art Lab celebration of Makar Sankranti, the Indian Kite Festival!  This celebration occurs once every year on January 14th, bringing together family and friends to share food and fly kites! … Continue reading

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