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Losar Family Day!

In early March Family Programs led the Museum in a celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, with our annual Losar Family Day.  With its many moving parts, this celebration required participation from nearly every department in the Museum.  Because … Continue reading

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Plateau Engage at the Rubin Museum

  This past weekend we welcomed Plateau Engage, a group of Tibetan students at Columbia University, back to the museum to lead the first two sessions of “Beyond the Hero, Villian, and Yeti,” a four-session workshop for Tibetan teens. As … Continue reading

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past, present, future

When we tell students about Buddha Shakyamuni, we often start with his birth and the subsequent prophecy that he will either be a great warrior or a great religious leader. We tell students his father was a warrior, and that … Continue reading

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What to emphasize when training teens to give tours at the museum?

This year, we’re really excited to have 17 enthusiastic, talented high school students from last year’s RMA Teens Program back for a second year in our new Teen Guide Council Program. One of their main responsibilities this year will be … Continue reading

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