Category Archives: Resources

Drama and the Rubin Museum

Earlier this month, the Lincoln Center Theater opened a new play called The Oldest Boy. Written by Sarah Ruhl, MacArthur recipient and Tony nominee, The Oldest Boy explores a topic that is near and dear to the Education staff at the … Continue reading

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Rubin Education Team Visits the Queens Museum of Art!

Recently, the education team here at the Rubin took another field trip; this time to the Queens Museum of Art! We went to see the new “Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art” exhibit featuring many works from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation! While … Continue reading

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What I Have Learned From the Rubin Museum

Writing this blog entry is quite bitter sweet for tomorrow will be my last day here at the Rubin Museum of Art.  Before I began my position here at the Rubin Museum of Art, my predecessor, before she left, had … Continue reading

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Recent Expeditions to the Asia Society and the Met!

As educators, we are constantly learning from each other and looking to find new techniques and strategies we can use to enhance our own practice. Here in the Education Department, we have recently taken several field trips to learn more … Continue reading

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A New Way to Look at our Looking Guides

This afternoon I came across an interesting package on my desk.  The envelop was made of calendar sheets from 2011 addressed to the Rubin Museum of Art in bold black Sharpie.  Within the grid sheets was one of our Looking … 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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My Love for Online Resources

I have a confession to make and I honestly can’t wait any longer to reveal it……I am addicted to online resources. Since becoming the Coordinator of Educational Resources, I have had a whole range of responsibilities regarding museum resources and … 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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Visual Thinking Strategies and the Rubin Museum

The Rubin Museum is part of a national leadership project and initiative being conducted by Queensborough Community College (CUNY) with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences called Culture and Literacies through Art for the 21st Century or … Continue reading

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