The Rubin Museum of Art provides exciting resources for university students and faculty to explore Himalayan art and culture. Dedicated to showcasing Asian art of the Himalayas, including the cultures of India, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, China, and Mongolia, the museum’s innovative exhibitions and programs not only provide invaluable resources for exploring traditional Himalayan art and culture but also address ideas and issues of the contemporary world as part of a global community.


University Students Programs

April 17 - 19
Free admission all weekend long
April 17
6:30–9:00PM
Free admission with a valid ID
April 19
2:00–5:00PM
Free admission with a valid ID
A special itinerary focusing on our upcoming College Weekend

Reduced Admission Fee

The Rubin Museum of Art offers a discounted college student admission fee of $10 with college I.D., and offers free admission to everyone every Friday night from 6:00-10:00 p.m.

FOR UNIVERSITY PARTNERS

For the 2014-2015 academic year (July 1 – June 30) students, faculty, and staff from Baruch College, Hunter College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Queens College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Queensborough Community College, New York University, St. Francis College, and The New School have free museum admission with student I.D. Click here to learn more about University Partnership benefits.


Student Standby Program Tickets

The Rubin Museum of Art offers a special $10 student standby ticket for the Museum’s special programs and events, including live performances, film screenings, and engaging discussions with special guests.

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Student Membership

For only $45 you will receive unlimited free admission for one and a complimentary audio guide; invitations to select previews, members-only exhibition tours, and other events; a 10% discount on purchases at the Shop and Café Serai; discounts on lectures, performances, films, and family programs; and advance notice of select museum events. Student ID required (Fully tax-deductible)

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Internships and Training

If you would like to gain valuable experience working in a museum environment, consider applying for an internship at the Rubin Museum of Art. Internships focus on a variety of departments and disciplines, family programs, administration in museum environments, museum education in schools, and opportunities for multimedia and exhibition work. Internships at the Rubin Museum of Art may be used to fulfill academic requirements on arrangement with the individual college or university. For more information and instructions on how to apply visit Jobs and Internships page.

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