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Kundalini: The Art of Yogic Purification
January 18, 2017
Kavita Shah plays the  elements
December 30, 2016
Our upcoming jazz concert is inspired by the five elements of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and the artwork that embodies them
Virtual Lhasa: An Interactive 3D Map of Tibet’s Historic Capital
December 21, 2016
How did Lhasa, one of the most important cities in the vast Tibetan plateau, look during the 17th century? Now you can virtually transport yourself to the ancient capital.
Tiny Treasures: Four of the Smallest Sculptures on Display at the Rubin
December 16, 2016
Magnificent things come in small packages. Check out these tiny masterpieces on view at the Museum.
Tour the Cosmic Realm of Nechung Monastery
December 12, 2016
Scholar Christopher Bell guides you through the vivid murals and rooms that lead to spiritual transformation.
Exploring Khandroma: Q&A with Soundwalk Collective
December 7, 2016
Soundwalk Collective's production director talks with Rubin partner Audio-Technica about the creative and technical process behind their work for the Museum's latest exhibition
There’s More Than Meets the Eye with These Maps of Tibet
November 28, 2016
Researcher Diana Lange discusses decoding the Wise Collection, an alluring set of nineteenth-century Tibetan maps
#GivingTuesday—Celebrating Generosity in the Rubin Community
November 28, 2016
We’re grateful for our volunteer docents who generously donate their time to the Museum community
QUIZ: How Well Do You Really Know New York Monuments?
November 26, 2016
Test your knowledge of iconic New York monuments and cultural sites
6 Bits of Wisdom from Ilana Glazer, a Zen teacher, and other Rubin Speakers
November 16, 2016
Words of wisdom (and words about it) from leading thinkers
The Decade-long Journey to Recreate Tibet’s Earliest Guidebook
November 14, 2016
An interview with Matthew Akester about the making of his latest book Jamyang Khyentsé Wangpo’s Guide to Central Tibet
Mapping Lhasa: Visualizing a City over Time
November 9, 2016
Karl E. Ryavec, Professor of World Heritage at the University of California, Merced, faces the daunting task of mapping Lhasa—the historic capital of Tibet.