Category Archives: University Audiences

A Sand Mandala at Baruch College

When most colleges welcome students and faculty back to campus at the start of the academic year, they usually offer tours and receptions to help folks feel at home. Baruch College took the orientation experience to a new level by … Continue reading

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Rubin Museum Welcomes Back Queens College

Queens College is returning to the Rubin Museum this Fall. We’re delighted that Professor Gopal Sukhu will be teaching his East Asian Civilization I course in our Education Center on Friday evenings again. Professor Sukhu’s course will weave together a … Continue reading

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Que Sera, Sera! The Growing Pains of a Young Professional

                    A year and a half ago, on the first day of my zillionth semester of college, I sat timidly in a required art class: ‘Intro to the Visual Experience’. As … 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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Apprentice Museum Educator Comic by Evan Goodman

One of our Apprentice Museum Educators created a wonderful Comic about the experience of working at the museum this year.  Evan Goodman recently graduated from Parsons with a degree in illustration, and this comic brilliantly captures his experience of working … 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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John Jay Essayists Explore Justice at the Rubin Museum

At the third biennial Literature & Law Conference at John Jay College on March 30, four undergraduates, Janet Alexander, Rebecca Delgado, Bobby Lewis, and C.C. Riley, presented papers during a panel discussion “Justice and the Rubin Museum of Art” that … Continue reading

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Art Education as if the Environment Matters

The National Art Education Association‘s annual conference is in New York City this year, and we were happy to host a pre-conference symposium in our Education Center. For five hours today, intrepid art educators met to present papers and poster … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Mahayana Buddhist Temple

We’re used to making magical experiences happen at the Rubin Museum. We have an amazing space, transformative art, and a warm and caring band of educators who try to create meaningful moments with every type of audience imaginable. It is … Continue reading

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Plateau Engage at the Rubin Museum

  This past weekend we welcomed Plateau Engage, a group of Tibetan students at Columbia University, back to the museum to lead the first two sessions of “Beyond the Hero, Villian, and Yeti,” a four-session workshop for Tibetan teens. As … Continue reading

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