Category Archives: Museums

Losar Family Day Instagram Roundup

This Saturday the Rubin Museum of Art celebrated Losar, the Himalayan New Year, with a day of art, crafts, food, and music! Visitors watched a master artist creates a sand mandala, contributed to a giant collaborative mandala, explored the museum … 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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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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Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday Family Programs hosted a Family Art Lab on one of my favorite art-making processes, paper making.  This family workshop provided the perfect opportunity to learn more about the paper making traditions in Nepal and adapt these to art-making … 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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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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Bead Dazzle at Saturday Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday afternoon at Family Art Labs we took an in depth look at prayer beads from around the world through an exploration of the exhibition, Count Your Blessings: The Art of Prayer Beads in Asia.  Following our exploration, we … 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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Join us for Saturday’s Family Art Lab: A Parade for Ganesh!

On the 2nd Saturday of every month we host a Family Art Lab from 2pm-4pm for children 5 and older and their adult caregivers.  This Saturday, September 14th, is our celebration of Ganesh!  Join us to hear stories about Ganesh, … Continue reading

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