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Join us this Saturday for the Spice Market Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, April 12th, from 2 PM – 4 PM join us at the Education Center for our Spice Market Family Art Lab!  Explore the newest exhibition, Bodies in Balance, and how our five senses are connected to our overall well … Continue reading

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Launch of Family Sundays!

Last Sunday Family Programs held our first Family Sundays drop-in program and I will modestly say it was a huge success.  We had over 50 people in attendance throughout the afternoon and everyone looked to be having a great time. … Continue reading

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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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Losar Family Day is almost here!

March has arrive and we are preparing for our largest family event of the year, Losar Family Day: Himalayan New Year.  This event takes place this Saturday, March 8th from 12pm-4pm.  Join us in our celebration with a day full of art, … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Traditional Tibetan Felting at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, February 8th, from 2pm -4pm, join us for the Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab!  This month we will explore the Gateway to Himalayan Art exhibition and learn how to make felt, using traditional Tibetan methods. Please visit the Rubin website … 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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Join us this Saturday for a celebration of the Indian Kite Festival!

This Saturday, January 11th, from 2pm -4pm, don’t miss out on the Indian Kite Festival Family Art Lab!  This month we will celebrate Makar Sanskranti, the Indian Kite Festival!  We will explore the newest exhibition, Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography from … Continue reading

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Join us this Saturday for our Green Greetings Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, December 14th, from 2pm -4pm, don’t miss out on our Green Greetings Family Art Lab!  This month we will explore family portraiture in the newest exhibition, Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography from South Asia, and create eco-friendly holiday cards for our … Continue reading

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Family Day: Festival of Lights!

Earlier this month we hosted our fall Family Day, a huge celebration for Diwali, the Hindu New Year (also known as the “Festival of Lights”).  It was truly a day of fun with loved ones and friends.  What better way to spend … Continue reading

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Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday Family Programs hosted a Family Art Lab on one of my favorite art-making processes, paper making.  This family workshop provided the perfect opportunity to learn more about the paper making traditions in Nepal and adapt these to art-making … Continue reading

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