The Rubin

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. All Family classes and workshops begin in the Education Center at 132 West 17th Street.

Family Programs

​Every Sunday
1:00–4:00 PM
Ages 3 and up
With Ayman Mukerji Househam
November 13
3:00 PM
Enjoy an art-filled birthday party and leave the planning to us.​
Himalayan New Year Celebration
February 19, 2017
12:00–4:00 PM


Family Programs are made possible by Con Edison, Agnes Gund, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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