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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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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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Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday Family Programs hosted a Family Art Lab on one of my favorite art-making processes, paper making.  This family workshop provided the perfect opportunity to learn more about the paper making traditions in Nepal and adapt these to art-making … 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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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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Join us for Saturday’s Family Art Lab: A Parade for Ganesh!

On the 2nd Saturday of every month we host a Family Art Lab from 2pm-4pm for children 5 and older and their adult caregivers.  This Saturday, September 14th, is our celebration of Ganesh!  Join us to hear stories about Ganesh, … Continue reading

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Magical Masks at Family Art Labs!

Not only is spring finally here, but we had a great turnout for Saturday’s Family Art Lab, Magical Masks!  This workshop took families on an exploration of Tibetan Masks through a mini presentation, a journey through the galleries, and an art-making … 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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Crossing water

Last Tuesday I traveled from my home in Astoria to P.S. 65 in Staten Island to lead a pre-visit lesson for a group of 1st grade students to help prepare them for their museum visit the following day. That morning … Continue reading

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