Category Archives: Resources

Gateway All Access

This year we wanted to focus on making the Gateway to Himalayan Art exhibition more accessible for all visitors. One of the benefits of having a permanent exhibition at the Rubin Museum is that we are able to continue to … Continue reading

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Make Time, Do Everything, Be Surprised

The NYCDOE School Year Calendar states clearly that twice a year, “students in all five boroughs will not be in attendance, but schools in all five boroughs will be scheduled for a Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development related to … Continue reading

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The Arts and Technology: Responding to the 21st Century

What is the impact of technology on artists, audiences, and museums? New York City Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Kate Levin moderated a conversation at the Rubin Museum with participants from Google, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Art 21, Inc. and … Continue reading

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The Google Art Project for Educators

In April the Rubin Museum joined the community of museums participating in the Google Art Project and we recently held a meeting with other educators to discuss how we could begin to use this with our K-12, Teacher, and University … Continue reading

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Educational Interactives Library

It is with great pleasure we announce the arrival of our new Educational Interactive Library.  Along with hard working designers and web developers, the Education Department has managed to publish four interactives that allow a visitor to explore the principal … 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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Looking Deeply at the Dimenna Children’s History Museum

Last week I was able to visit the Dimenna Children’s History Museum, part of the newly renovated New York Historical Society Museum and Library. I was impressed with the size and scale of this area in the museum, though I’m … Continue reading

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QR Codes and the Rubin Museum

When it comes to providing educational resources to the public, one of the most frequent questions that we often ponder is “how can we distribute these resources to educators for them to use in their classrooms?”  While the museum regularly … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Mark Rothko with an Audio Tour at SFMOMA

Up until my recent trip to San Francisco, I think that the work of Mark Rothko had been ruined for me. A few years ago, I was dragged to a Broadway play set in a hospital waiting room decorated with … Continue reading

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Mirror of the Buddha: Educator Resource

Along with the opening of the exhibition, Mirror of the Buddha: Early Portraits from Tibet, the Education staff has created an Educator Resource guide to help both educators and their students develop a knowledge on the exhibition and its subject … Continue reading

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