Category Archives: Week in Review

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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Losar Family Day Instagram Roundup

This Saturday the Rubin Museum of Art celebrated Losar, the Himalayan New Year, with a day of art, crafts, food, and music! Visitors watched a master artist creates a sand mandala, contributed to a giant collaborative mandala, explored the museum … Continue reading

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Week(s)-in-Review: January 1-20, 2012

The other day, David T. our Web Coordinator called me out on my Week(s)-in-Review. I’ll admit that reflective practice is harder to do when you are covering multiple weeks, but our January started off with a bang, and we’ve been … Continue reading

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Week(s)-in-Review: December 17–30, 2011

It’s been a pretty terrific year in the Education Department at the Rubin Museum, and the last two weeks were no exception. Holiday time always brings out different types of audiences to the Museum, and we’ve welcomed a tremendous amount … Continue reading

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

What an incredible week full of culminating experiences! I was so privileged to experience the amazing work of graduate Art Educators from Queens College on our stage this past Saturday. This marked the end of a semester where the students … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review: December 3-9, 2011

December in New York City is a whirlwind of end-of-year events and experiences. Everything seems to be happening all at once, and it’s easy to skip some of the simple joys of living and working in such a grand city. … Continue reading

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Week(s)-in-Review: November 21 – December 2, 2011

Many apologies for not posting last week, but to be honest, the recovery from a post-Thanksgiving tryptophanic induced food coma and a week in Jury Duty made for poor reflective writing head space. That doesn’t mean that great things weren’t … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review: November 12 – 18, 2011

We celebrated our Gala this week with a packed house. An awesome group from the Visitor Experience Team was on hand to welcome guests and explore art. I especially loved the mudra projections on the spiral staircase. The Teens had … Continue reading

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Week in review October 29 – November 5, 2011

This past week I was able to visit San Francisco to explore some great museums. I finally made a pilgrimage to the Exploratorium (one of the country’s first hands-on science centers) and had one of the best museum experiences that … Continue reading

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Week-in-Review: October 22–28

One of the most awesome things about Facebook is that sometimes a small comment about a play, gallery, or band can spark your interest in a something you’ve never thought about. Last night my friend Bart (who coincidently visited the … Continue reading

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