Tag Archives: Tibet

Join us on Saturday for Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, November 9th, from 2pm -4pm don’t miss out on our Nepali Paper Making Family Art Lab!  This month we will be learning the art of traditional Nepalese paper making, beginning with an exploration of the exhibition, Flip Side: The … Continue reading

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Join us Saturday for our Bead Dazzle Family Art Lab!

The second Saturday of the month is upon us, once again, and we hope that you and your family will join us for Family Art Labs from 2:00-4:00pm!  This month we will be bead dazzling, beginning with an exploration of … 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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Tibetan Felting at Family Art Labs!

I have been hearing about how cool felting is since I began my work here at the Rubin Museum (back in September 2012).  I learned how to felt through a mini workshop with my fellow coworkers and was very inspired by … 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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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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Professional Pilgrimage

The Rubin’s Education Department crossed the harbor to Staten Island where we visited the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. Meg Ventrudo, the museum’s Executive Director met with us, and we had a lively discussion on a number of topics … Continue reading

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Where will my feet take me today…?

This weekend we welcomed Kids Club Thirteen family members to the museum for a Franny’s Feet Adventure. If you don’t know about Franny’s Feet, it’s a great animated PBS Kids program about a young girl who hangs out in her … Continue reading

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