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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 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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Making Mountain Music at Saturday Family Art Labs!

I think we can all agree that New York city is going through an excruciatingly hot spell. All the better to spend an afternoon in our “cool” museum and Education Center learning about Himalayan musical instruments and making damarus at … Continue reading

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Thresholds

Into this wilde Abyss, The Womb of nature and perhaps her Grave, Of neither Sea, nor Shore, nor Air, nor Fire, But all these in thir pregnant causes mixt Confus’dly, and which thus must ever fight, Unless th’ Almighty Maker … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves Ganesha

“Everyone loves Ganesha,” a college student murmured during a tour of the Rubin Museum of Art one afternoon. We were gazing at the 11th century Hindu statue of Ganesha in the alcove off the RMA café. Many heads nodded in … Continue reading

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