Family Learning programs at the Rubin Museum are shared art experiences for children and their adult partners. Inspired by the museum's exhibitions, these programs foster the development of life-long learning skills through gallery explorations, open-ended discussions, demonstrations, interpretive arts, crafts, and individual and collaborative projects. Drop-in Family Workshops begin in the Education Center at 132 West 17th Street.
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. • Ages 2–4
The Yak Packers look at, touch, and explore Himalayan art inspired by the museum's collection. Classes include play, storytelling, trips to the galleries, and art-making activities.
Second Saturday of the month, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. • Ages 5 and older
Participants explore intriguing paintings, sculptures, and objects in the museum’s exhibitions and then create their own works of art.
Saturday November 2nd 2013
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us for a day of art, activities, and explorations at the Rubin Museum! Enjoy music and dance performances, family tours, and arts & crafts for kids ages 3—10.
Yak Pack Family Activity Bags
Yak Packs give children ages 2 to 8 and accompanying adults an opportunity to explore, create and discover works of art as they travel through the galleries at the Rubin Museum of Art. Yak packs are available to borrow at the admissions desk and are free with museum admission.
Animal scavenger hunt activity cards, bendy wire play activity cards and bendy wire, feeling faces activity cards and drawing pads, mirror and pencils.
Your Cool Culture Family Pass gives you free admission to the Rubin Museum of Art. RMA is a partner of Cool Culture, a not-for-profit organization that provides access, information, and support to low-income families so that they can visit New York City's outstanding museums and other cultural institutions with their children. With a Cool Culture Family Pass, families receive free entry at any time to ninety museums, botanical gardens, and zoos. Your Cool Culture Family Pass gives you free admission to the Rubin Museum of Art.
For Educational tours for schools, teens and teachers please visit: www.rmanyc.org/education