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American Sign Language Tour of Clapping with Stones

Sunday, December 15, 2019
2:30 PM–3:30 PM

The Rubin Museum offers American Sign Language tours of the Museum’s collection specifically designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This tour will explore the contemporary art exhibition Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance and will be led by Deaf Guide Maleni Chaitoo

Please note, because capacity is limited, we cannot accommodate Sign Language students at this time.

About the Guide
Maleni Chaitoo is a native New Yorker with a passion for visual storytelling and the arts. She has presented sign language lecture tours and interpretation in fine art museums, and performed in numerous plays, dance productions, TV shows, films, and commercials. She enjoys reading, outdoor activities, attending cultural events, and traveling. To learn more, visit her website:

About the Exhibition:

Contemplate the power of non-conformity and your own potential for action at Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance. Using the Rubin’s circular architecture to create an immersive, site-specific display, the exhibition examines social, cultural, and political events through local and global lenses, offering unique perspectives from 10 contemporary artists living and working in the United States and around the world—all of whom are grouped together for the first time.

Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance is supported by Rasika and Girish Reddy, the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, anonymous, Basha Frost Rubin and Scott Grinsell, Akhoury Foundation, Preethi Krishna and Ram Sundaram, and Sonny and Gita Mehta.

Free Museum admission included with tour.

Reservations are required as space is limited.

Please contact the reservations office, 212.620.5000 x319, or via email at in advance of your visit.