Category Archives: University Audiences

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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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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Staff Connections: Laura Lombard, Head 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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Himalayan Heritage Group: The Tibetan Year of the Horse

Last week, the Himalayan Heritage Group ushered in the Tibetan Year of the Horse with a meetup dedicated to King Gesar, the Epic Warrior Folk Hero of Central Asia. King Gesar is the world’s longest epic poem. Originating in Eastern Tibet, … Continue reading

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Ekphrazein: A Meeting of Poetry and Image

Chantal Lee, Rubin Museum Guide, and Giada Shaver, Apprentice Museum Educator at the Rubin Museum, conceived and organized a magical evening of poetry on September 20, 2013, at the C.G. Jung Foundation inspired by ARAS, the Archive for Research in … Continue reading

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Mandalas of Self-Discovery

Michelle Wang, a professor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, invited me to visit her classroom last Monday to lead a mandala-making workshop with twenty of Career Planning students. The students, who had taken a tour of the museum … 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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Auspicious Stitches Puppet Project For Sandy Victims

Auspicious Stitches is one of our longest running classes. It is more of a workshop really, an open time when local and visiting fabric artists come together to be creative. The group represents a broad spectrum of knowledge and skill … 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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A Nonstop Day at Queens College

A few months ago I was invited to participate in a Mindfulness session for university staff and faculty by Dr. Rikki Asher at Queens College. When I agreed to visit the Queens College campus (which happened a few weeks ago), … Continue reading

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