Category Archives: Visitor Experience

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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Four Years of Collaboration

This morning, the Rubin embarked on its fourth year of collaboration with Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Part of our Himalayan Art Encounters program for schools, this partnership grew out of the authentic integration of the … Continue reading

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Induction Loops in Museums

Commuting to work today I read an amazing article by the New York Times about Induction Loops and how many cultural institutions are now embracing the technology to help with Access programs.  We are extremely proud that here at the … Continue reading

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Feeling Deeply: Verbal Description and Touch Tour

Today, Lyndsey and David led a group of 6 visitors who were blind or partially sighted on an exciting tour through the exhibition, Once Upon a Many Times. This tour is one of the Rubin Museum of Art’s Verbal Description … Continue reading

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Himalayan Art in Baltimore

This past weekend I traveled down to Baltimore for a quick visit to the Association of Science and Technology Centers Conference (ASTC). My main reason to be there was to attend a panel on best practices in University Partnerships, but … Continue reading

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Educator Open House

On Wednesday, October 5th, 88 educators of pre-K through high school students discovered the art of the Himalayas with the Rubin Museum of Art during our semi-annual Educator Open House. They enjoyed a free evening of guided tours, information and … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review: September 24-30, 2011

As Museum Educators, sometimes we exist in the past, present, and future–at all times. Reflecting on this past activity-filled week has been difficult because we are preparing for so many things in the future, including an insanely fun Family Day … Continue reading

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Mindful Connections Friday, September 30, 2011

On Friday afternoon, a group of eleven senior visitors and caregivers attended our Mindful Connections program. Lead by guides David Rosenberg and Lyndsey Anderson, and with the help of a translator, the group journeyed to three stops in the galleries … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review September 17-23, 2011

This week I learned that the Epic of King Gesar is said to be over 15 million words long. This has been one epic week for Education, but I promise to keep my review to under 2 million words or … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review: September 10 – 16, 2011

In an effort to showcase the amazing and interesting things that happen in Education over the course of a week, I’m starting a new blog Week-in-Review column. Our week starts on a Saturday with Family Art Labs.This week families worked … Continue reading

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