• Preschool Workshops

The Rubin Museum offers guided tours and workshops for groups of children 3-6 years of age. Bring your preschool class or play group to the Rubin Museum!

Workshop Details

  • 60 minutes long
  • Workshop fee: $75 (5-13 children per group)
  • Museum admission fees apply:
    • Teachers and adult chaperones: $15
    • Students age 13 and older: $5
    • Students age 12 and younger: Free


All workshops include:

  • 5-minute welcome & introduction with map
  • 20-minute gallery exploration
  • 30-minute art-making/movement workshop
  • 5-minute wrap up and goodbye.

Schedule a Workshop

To schedule your workshop at the Rubin Museum, please click the button below. So that we may best serve your group, organizers are encouraged to share any curricular connections, special interests, and/or needs your group has on your registration form. For further information on preschool workshops please contact the Coordinator of Youth and Family Programs x274.

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Workshop Themes

Move Like Animals
Take a deep breath

Gather together to make the sounds and motions of animals from around the world, listen to the story of a jungle hero, and track down animals in artworks in the galleries. Create rhythms with your body and with instruments from around the world!

Super Sculptures
Look deeply

Search the museum for fascinating Himalayan sculptures, and learn how they were made. Get your hands dirty and let your imagination run wild as you make your own imaginary creatures out of clay. Cover them in golden sparkles to make them shimmer!

Terrific Tibet
(for younger groups)

Build a mountain range together with crumpled paper and tape, go on a triangle finding expedition in the galleries, craft your own hairy yaks to climb your mountains and bring them together to make a herd!

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