Category Archives: K-12 Schools

Educating the Educators

The Rubin Museum of Art prides itself on our engaging, exciting, and enlightening education programs from school workshops to public tours of the exhibitions. Aside from a dedicated Education and Engagement staff, the Rubin also cultivates a team of part … 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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Himalayan Art Encounters: From Minerals to Paint to Landscape at Hannah Senesh Community Day School

This spring, I continued to work with the 5th grade students at Hannah Senesh Community Day School as a part of their unit studying China as part of a 3-part Himalayan Art Encounter. In the fall, I worked with these … Continue reading

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School Programs Explore Painting Materials!

Earlier this week, the School Programs team experimented with and explored the possibilities of using natural mineral pigments and bovine hide glue to create our very own paint! We mixed up four powered pigments (made from ground minerals) with water … 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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Inspiration at the Educator Open House

Yesterday, we held our Spring K-12  Educator Open House in the Education Center.  We asked the educators attending, “How does the Rubin Museum of Art inspire you?”  Here is a sampling of the thoughtful responses:    

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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 Story of the Four Friends

This year’s Fall Family Day, Amazing Animal Adventures, is inspired by the story of the Four Friends. Come visit on October 13 from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. to learn more, or download our Four Friends coloring pages below. The Story … 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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