Tag Archives: Tibet

Book Art at Family Art Labs!

Last weekend we hosted our December Family Art Lab focusing on the art of books and their importance in Tibetan Culture.  We began with an exploration of the exhibition, All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide, focusing on a set of 54 paintings … Continue reading

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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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Join us this Saturday for a Movement Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, May 10th, from 2 PM – 4 PM join us at the Education Center for our Movement in May Family Art Lab!  Explore the newest exhibition, Bodies in Balance, and how moving our bodies can have positive effects on our health.  Then … Continue reading

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Join us this Saturday for the Spice Market Family Art Lab!

This Saturday, April 12th, from 2 PM – 4 PM join us at the Education Center for our Spice Market Family Art Lab!  Explore the newest exhibition, Bodies in Balance, and how our five senses are connected to our overall well … Continue reading

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Launch of Family Sundays!

Last Sunday Family Programs held our first Family Sundays drop-in program and I will modestly say it was a huge success.  We had over 50 people in attendance throughout the afternoon and everyone looked to be having a great time. … Continue reading

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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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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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Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab!

We had a full house last Saturday for our Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab. This time of year many families seek fun, indoor weekend activities and what better way to spend a cold day than learning how to felt … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Traditional Tibetan Felting at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, February 8th, from 2pm -4pm, join us for the Traditional Tibetan Felting Family Art Lab!  This month we will explore the Gateway to Himalayan Art exhibition and learn how to make felt, using traditional Tibetan methods. Please visit the Rubin website … 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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