Category Archives: Outreach

Staff Connections: Laura Craft, Coordinator of Family 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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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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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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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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Youth and Family Heads Uptown

The Rubin Museum of Art and The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine may seem like unlikely partners. One deals with sacred art from the high Himalayas, while the other focuses on high, Gothic pillars, stained glass windows, and … Continue reading

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Art in Context: A Day at Palyul Ling Retreat Center

The following entry was written by Visitor Experience Associate, Anne Brink. Tibetans are known for crafting beautiful microcosms of their culture in just about any place outside their native Himalayas. There are many Tibetan Buddhist monasteries located in North America; … Continue reading

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Cool Culture Family Day at the Rubin!

Over the weekend Family Programs held our spring Family Day with Cool Culture.   We worked hard the past few months preparing for the event, and were finally rewarded in a fun and successful day!  The families of Little Star … 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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Meeting of Minds

Recently, a group of Art Museum School Programs Managers put their heads together. Organized by Ai We Seow, Coordinator of School and Educator Programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art, our group met in the Whitney’s Education Studio – … Continue reading

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A Sand Mandala at Baruch College

When most colleges welcome students and faculty back to campus at the start of the academic year, they usually offer tours and receptions to help folks feel at home. Baruch College took the orientation experience to a new level by … Continue reading

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