Category Archives: Teens

Staff Connections: Nicole Leist, Assistant Manager of Adult & Academic 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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3D Map Making with High School Students!

I had the great pleasure recently of leading a map making workshop for students from my very own former high school: Townsend Harris! It was such a treat to see again a teacher I knew when I was a student … Continue reading

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Teen Run Teen Nights!!!

Last Saturday, teen leaders who work at the Museum as part of our Teen Guide Council hosted an amazing teen-run event – Samsara: Journey to Enlightenment.  The event was a huge success attracting 200 NYC area teen visitors! This teen night was an … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Samsara Night-Teens Event

  On March 9th, The Rubin Museum hosted a teen event based on the Buddhist concept of Samsāra. Saṃsāra is the idea that our realities can be explained using a wheel depicting the different worlds. The 6th floor of the … 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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2012 Teen Projects and End-of-Year Event

This school year has been a busy one for all of the Teens participating in our programs at the Rubin Museum. We celebrated the great work the Teens have been producing with an end-of-year event. Every year the RMA Teens … Continue reading

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Seeing the Museum as a Preschool Visitor

When faced with the challenge of exploring the galleries from a child’s perspective, our Apprentice Museum Educators, Evan G. and Tarona H., not only physically lowered themselves to the height of a preschooler, they also used a camera as a … Continue reading

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The Art of “I Don’t Know”

As an Apprentice Museum Educator, I have the opportunity and privilege of leading school tours. Before I came to the Rubin, I never thought of museum tours as gallery experiences but instead I thought of them as, well, just tours. … Continue reading

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Katniss and Durga: Reconstructing Conceptions of Female Identity and Power

As the head of education for the Rubin Museum, I’m often thinking about our role in the formation of youth identity. Our youth development initiatives focus on providing experiences for teens to learn and examine their own lives utilizing the … 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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