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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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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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Four Years of Collaboration

This morning, the Rubin embarked on its fourth year of collaboration with Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Part of our Himalayan Art Encounters program for schools, this partnership grew out of the authentic integration of the … Continue reading

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Educator Open House

On Wednesday, October 5th, 88 educators of pre-K through high school students discovered the art of the Himalayas with the Rubin Museum of Art during our semi-annual Educator Open House. They enjoyed a free evening of guided tours, information and … Continue reading

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What is your flag?

In our education programs we facilitate numerous workshops and art activities related to Tibetan Prayer Flags. Visually captivating and imbued with layers of meaning, prayer flags lend themselves to conversations about journeys, symbolism and pattern, among many other topics. Working … Continue reading

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The Himalayas in Flushing

  Last Wednesday night, Rukhshan, Marilyn, Anqi and I traveled to Flushing to help children, families, and teachers get creative as we represented the museum at an exciting celebration of student art, learning, and self-expression at PS 32Q. Over 80 … 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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