Category Archives: Outreach

Enabling People with Dementia through Creative Engagement with Art

Last Thursday I was fortunate enough to attend a talk at the Museum of Modern Art led by Richard Taylor, Ph.D., author of Alzheimer’s from the Inside Out. Richard is a former psychologist who has been living with the diagnosis of … Continue reading

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Spring Family Day 2012: Himalayan New Year!

The Rubin Museum of Art celebrated the Himalayan New Year (Losar) on February 25, 2012 with a day of art-making, music and more. Close to 3000 visitors walked through our doors and in addition to exploring our galleries, they participated … Continue reading

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Plateau Engage at the Rubin Museum, Part II

This post is written by Muna Gurung, MFA candidate at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and a member of Plateau Engage, one of the Rubin Museum’s fantastic community partners. You can find out more about our partnership and this … Continue reading

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High School Enrichment During The School Breaks

During the public school midwinter recess, The School Art League brought a bright and dedicated group of teens from across the city join museum educators from the Rubin Museum of Art for a deep exploration of the relationship between art, … Continue reading

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Plateau Engage at the Rubin Museum

  This past weekend we welcomed Plateau Engage, a group of Tibetan students at Columbia University, back to the museum to lead the first two sessions of “Beyond the Hero, Villian, and Yeti,” a four-session workshop for Tibetan teens. As … Continue reading

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Professional Development: Mindfulness in Education

School Programs launched its first Election Day open-enrollment Professional Development Workshop for K-12 educators on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Our theme was Mindfulness in Education. Our goal was to offer teachers a chance to experience mindfulness for themselves, as well … Continue reading

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Thinking Through Art: UPDATE

Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers and P.S. 86 each have unique partnerships with the Rubin Museum–this is their tenth and fourth year, respectively, participating in a museum-school partnership called Thinking Through Art. TTA is an in-depth, multi-session residency program … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review: October 1–7, 2011

I have an incredible soft spot in my heart for Mr. Rogers. We went to the same undergraduate college (at different times of course). I’ve grown to appreciate him as my work with students has developed over the years. I … Continue reading

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Educator Open House

On Wednesday, October 5th, 88 educators of pre-K through high school students discovered the art of the Himalayas with the Rubin Museum of Art during our semi-annual Educator Open House. They enjoyed a free evening of guided tours, information and … Continue reading

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Fall Family Day 2011: Fantastic Journeys!

Last Saturday, October 1st, Autumn was in the air as family and friends gathered at noon in the Education Center to kick off Fall Family Day: Fantastic Journeys! Over the next five hours, they moved from the Education Center into … Continue reading

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