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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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Bead Dazzle at Saturday Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday afternoon at Family Art Labs we took an in depth look at prayer beads from around the world through an exploration of the exhibition, Count Your Blessings: The Art of Prayer Beads in Asia.  Following our exploration, we … Continue reading

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Join us Saturday for our Bead Dazzle Family Art Lab!

The second Saturday of the month is upon us, once again, and we hope that you and your family will join us for Family Art Labs from 2:00-4:00pm!  This month we will be bead dazzling, beginning with an exploration of … Continue reading

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A Parade for Ganesh at Family Art Labs!

The excitement of the fall season is in the air and what better time to celebrate the beloved Hindu figure, Ganesh!?  We had a full group at this month’s Family Art Lab, with a lot of fans of the helpful … Continue reading

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Gold Leaf Sculptures at Family Art Labs!

June’s Gold Leaf Sculptures Family Art Lab was one that I had been looking forward to.  I love working with clay and using gold leaf is something fairly new (and exciting) to me.  Not only did we get to experiment … Continue reading

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Raja-Rani: King & Queen for a Day at Family Art Labs!

Saturday we had yet another fun day at Family Art Labs.  Our theme of the day was Raja-Rani, which means “King & Queen” in Hindi.  This workshop took us on an exploration of the newly opened Fiercely Modern: Art of … Continue reading

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Tibetan Felting at Family Art Labs!

I have been hearing about how cool felting is since I began my work here at the Rubin Museum (back in September 2012).  I learned how to felt through a mini workshop with my fellow coworkers and was very inspired by … 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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Museum A/V Club: Video in the Rubin’s Galleries and Online

How can art museums use video as an effective learning tool? It might seem like an a question that has been asked as long as there has been film projectors, beta decks and VCRs, but as the technology to make … Continue reading

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Special Guest: Alice S. Kandell

The week before last while viewing the Tibetan Shrine Room, from the Alice S. Kandell Collection, with a group of 6th graders from Shuang Wen School (PS 184) on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, I encountered two well-dressed guests headed in … Continue reading

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