The Rubin
K2 Friday Nights

K2 Friday Nights

Cocktails, Music, Films, and more

Enjoy the Museum's celebrated music series, including Naked Soul and Jazz at the Rubin, or join a guide for an evening of exploration and conversation focused on staff favorites from our current exhibitions.

Upcoming Events

Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. during K2 Friday Nights.

During K2 Friday Nights, Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special pan-Asian tapas menu to accompany the evening's DJ and programs. Happy Hour runs from 6:00–7:00 p.m. with a 2-for-1 special on all beer, wine, and well drinks. Coming with a group? Click here to learn more about group reservations

K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
June 3
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Tauba Auerbach
Artists on Art
June 3
6:15 - 7:00 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ i:Wah
June 10
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Benjamin Scheuer
Naked Soul
June 10
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
June 17
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Rashômon
Cabaret Cinema
June 17
9:30 - 11:00 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ Small Change
June 24
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Mary Fahl
Naked Soul
June 24
7:00 - 8:30 PM
It Happened One Night
Cabaret Cinema
June 24
9:30 - 11:15 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
July 8
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Anat Fort Trio
ECM CD Release Concert
July 8
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
July 15
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Bight of the Twin
World Premiere Film
July 15
7:00 - 8:15 PM
Psychic TV
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
July 15
9:00 - 10:30 PM
Jeffrey Foucault
Naked Soul
July 22
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Suphala
Rhythms of India
July 29
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
August 5
6:00 - 10:00 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
August 12
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Chris Smither
Naked Soul
August 19
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Larry Campbell + Teresa Williams
Naked Soul
August 26
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
September 9
6:00 - 10:00 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
September 16
6:00 - 10:00 PM
John Gorka
Naked Soul
September 16
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
October 7
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Holly Near
Naked Soul
October 7
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
October 14
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Ruthie Foster
Naked Soul
October 14
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Fred Hersch
Jazz
October 21
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
November 4
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Kat Edmonson
Naked Soul
November 4
7:00 - 8:30 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
November 11
6:00 - 10:00 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ David Ellenbogen
December 2
6:00 - 10:00 PM
K2 Lounge
DJ ShiShi
December 9
6:00 - 10:00 PM

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K2 Lounge Group Reservations

The K2 Lounge offers self-serve open seating on a first-come, first-served basis to individuals and small groups. Reservations are not available to individuals and groups smaller than fifteen. Please click the button below to make a reservation.


Make a Group Reservation


Group reservations for 15 people or more are subject to availability and a $65 fee. They are typically requested four to six weeks in advance. Group reservations are complimentary for members of the Rubin Museum and for groups who book tours or attend a ticketed program on the evening of their requested reservation date. Learn more about becoming a member and booking guided tours
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