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Losar Family Day!

In early March Family Programs led the Museum in a celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, with our annual Losar Family Day.  With its many moving parts, this celebration required participation from nearly every department in the Museum.  Because … Continue reading

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Makar Sankranti Celebration at Family Art Labs!

We had a huge turnout on Saturday for our Family Art Lab celebration of Makar Sankranti, the Indian Kite Festival!  This celebration occurs once every year on January 14th, bringing together family and friends to share food and fly kites! … Continue reading

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Cool Culture Family Day at the Rubin!

Over the weekend Family Programs held our spring Family Day with Cool Culture.   We worked hard the past few months preparing for the event, and were finally rewarded in a fun and successful day!  The families of Little Star … Continue reading

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Celebrating Holi and Color at Yak Packers!

Each Spring, many Hindus in India and Nepal celebrate the festival of Holi.  Holi is a festival of color, celebrating the coming of Spring.  This year Holi will fall on Wednesday, March 27th. Here in Family Programs, we decided to … 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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The Himalayas in Flushing

  Last Wednesday night, Rukhshan, Marilyn, Anqi and I traveled to Flushing to help children, families, and teachers get creative as we represented the museum at an exciting celebration of student art, learning, and self-expression at PS 32Q. Over 80 … Continue reading

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Teaching, Cooking, and Lateral Learning

As an educator I think it’s important to have new learning experiences and do things that are out of your comfort zone. It helps me remember what the students I teach in the museum might feel like upon entering the … Continue reading

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