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In February, the Rubin Museum launched its new website with a brand new look. All future posts related to the fantastic programs and experiences of the education department will now appear on the museum’s blog page. To stay up to … Continue reading
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Fall 2014 Partnership with PS 33
Fall 2014 Partnership with PS 33 By: Asya Gribov, Teaching Artist For the second year in a row, I had the pleasure to teach the Thinking Through Art residencies at PS 33 in Chelsea. Teaching the cultures and traditions of … Continue reading
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Liberty High School- Inspired by Clemente- Inspired by India
Liberty High School– Inspired by Clemente–Inspired by India My name is Ankita Mishra, and I have been a Teaching Artist here at the Rubin Museum through the Thinking Through Art (TTA) program for almost three years. What always strikes me at … Continue reading
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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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DIY: Tibetan Prayer Flags for a Harmonious Space!
Prayer flags are believed to bring happiness, long life, and prosperity to those who create them. Let’s make some! Each color has a special meaning: blue/space, white/air, red/fire, green/water, and yellow/earth. Here’s an image of prayer flags hanging from a Buddhist … Continue reading
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Creating a Sand Mandala at Family Art Labs!
Last Saturday Family Programs held a very special Family Art Lab where we learned all about mandalas and collaborated to created a giant sand mandala. It was a unique experience for all and I think everyone had a nice take away from the … Continue reading
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Getting Creative with Janet Morgan
The Adult Education Team at the museum offered an exciting course in October, Creating Deities: Exploring Inner Guides of Strength, Love, and Insight, hosted by the dynamic and inspiring artist and educator, Janet Morgan. Attendees primed their creativity pumps with … 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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Recap of the Mandala Open House for K-12 Educators and Families in Photographs
This past weekend, September 19th-21st, the Rubin Museum of Art’s Education team hosted a weekend of open houses for various audiences including K-12 Educators, University Professors, and Families. Throughout the weekend, over 150 educators, professors, and families came to watch three … Continue reading
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Take Time To Smell The Roses
As the Rubin Museum’s Docent Coordinator part of my job is to plan and manage Docent schedules each month, facilitate trainings, and organize research materials. Additionally, a very important part of my job is to boost Docent morale, show them … Continue reading
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