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Book Art at Family Art Labs!

Last weekend we hosted our December Family Art Lab focusing on the art of books and their importance in Tibetan Culture.  We began with an exploration of the exhibition, All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide, focusing on a set of 54 paintings … Continue reading

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DIY: Tibetan Prayer Flags for a Harmonious Space!

Prayer flags are believed to bring happiness, long life, and prosperity to those who create them.  Let’s make some!  Each color has a special meaning: blue/space, white/air, red/fire, green/water, and yellow/earth. Here’s an image of prayer flags hanging from a Buddhist … Continue reading

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Creating a Sand Mandala at Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday Family Programs held a very special Family Art Lab where we learned all about mandalas and collaborated to created a giant sand mandala.  It was a unique experience for all and I think everyone had a nice take away from the … Continue reading

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A Ganesh Celebration at Family Art Labs!

Once every fall we hold a Family Art Lab devoted to the beloved elephant-headed deity, Ganesh (also known as Ganesha or Ganapati).  Ganesh is not only popular among Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain communities, but is also famous among many cultures throughout the world.  Perhaps it’s his unique characteristics … Continue reading

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A Peek into a very Magical Family Art Lab

Last Saturday we held our Magical Masks Family Art Lab.  In this workshop, we explored the uses of Himalayan masks, searched the galleries for masks and animals (who inspire many Tibetan masks), and created our own masks in the art … Continue reading

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Magical Masks this Saturday at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, June 14th, from 2 PM – 4 PM join us at the Education Center for our Magical Masks Family Art Lab. Uncover the stories behind the masks in the Museum’s collection and let your imagination run wild when you make your own mask in the … Continue reading

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Family Sundays in June!

Join us at Family Sundays in June for super sculpting!  In the Museum pick up a gallery search or go on the 2 pm Family Tour of the exhibition, From India East, to see sculptures made of clay, stone, wood, and metal. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Family Sundays!

This Sunday, May 11th, is a day for celebrating our mothers.  Since Sundays are officially a day for families here at the Rubin Museum, we thought Family Sundays would be the perfect opportunity to bring mom to the Museum and to do … Continue reading

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Join us this Saturday for a Movement Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, May 10th, from 2 PM – 4 PM join us at the Education Center for our Movement in May Family Art Lab!  Explore the newest exhibition, Bodies in Balance, and how moving our bodies can have positive effects on our health.  Then … Continue reading

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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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