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
The Museum has formed a special partnership with the CUNY academic community for the 2015-2016 academic year. All CUNY students, faculty, and staff may visit for free when you present your CUNY ID card at the Admissions desk.
To encourage CUNY faculty and their students to engage deeply with our collection and special exhibitions, we are providing up to 100 free guided tours for a maximum of 25 students/faculty members per tour. Each faculty member is limited to one guided group tour per academic semester. Groups over 25 will be divided and assigned extra guides.
To book your complimentary tour, please fill out the online registration form at least two weeks before your visit.
*Self-guided tours led by faculty are free but require the completion of our online registration form at least two weeks in advance.
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
Students, faculty, and staff from New York University, St. Francis College, and The New School have free museum admission with student I.D.
*The Museum has formed a special partnership with the CUNY academic community for the 2015-2016 academic year. All CUNY students, faculty, and staff may visit for free when you present your CUNY ID card at the Admissions desk. We look forward to seeing you at the Museum.
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.
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)
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.