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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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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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Family Day: Festival of Lights is almost here!

November is quickly approaching and we are gearing up for our biggest family event of the year, Family Day: Festival of Lights, happening this Saturday from 12pm-4pm.  We will be celebrating Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, with a … 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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Saturday Family Art Lab Puppeteering Workshop!

It’s January already!?  Another year has come and the Family Programs team has just finished hosting our monthly Saturday Family Art Lab.  This month’s theme was Shadow Puppets, a personal favorite of mine.  We began the workshop by discussing the … Continue reading

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Family Day: Animal Adventure!

Saturday October 13th we celebrated our Fall Family Day with an Amazing Animal Adventure honoring the Four Friends of Himalayan folklore. Families explored the galleries for animals in the art works and created hanging sculptures of the four friends, stopping … Continue reading

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Urban Mandalas

On March 5, 2011 the Rubin Museum of Art’s Family Day celebrated Himalayan New Year (Losar) with multiple events throughout the building. The Theater was turned into a mandala construction zone with the help of Urban River Arts and sand … Continue reading

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