Tag Archives: Mandalas

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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Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

We had yet another sold out Family Art Lab this October and it was such a thrill to share my growing paper making skills with so many families.  We began our workshop by discussing handmade paper making techniques in Nepal – … 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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Collaborative Sand Mandalas at Family Art Labs!

Nemo who!?  Despite blizzard conditions over the weekend, Family Art Labs was in full swing.  We had a small, yet brave group of families who trudged through the snow to help us begin the celebration of Losar (the Tibetan New … Continue reading

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March 2011 Family Day: Himalayan New Year

The Rubin Museum of Art celebrated the Himalayan New Year (Losar) in 2011 with a day of art, crafts, food, music and more. Visitors contributed to a giant collaborative mandala, made felt momos filled with special messages for friends, constructed colorful … Continue reading

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Professional Development, Art, and Problem Solving

I had a coffee incident in Penn Station. It was rush hour and I was going against the flow into an oncoming hoard of commuters heading to work in the city. My arms were full of art materials—paper, cardboard, tape, … Continue reading

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