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Art Talk & Tour

Monday, June 4, 2018
11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Make connections with the art in the Rubin’s galleries through a presentation followed by a lively group discussion on a variety of exciting topics. Art Talk & Tour themes alternate each month. Each program includes an hour-long exploration of Himalayan art and culture beginning in the theater, followed by a gallery tour led by Rubin Museum docent Denise Murphy, RN, PhD.

This monthly program coincides with the Rubin’s Senior Mondays, adults 65 and older receive free admission to the galleries.

Senior Mondays are supported in part by the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.


About the docent

Denise Murphy has been a docent at the Rubin since 2006 and has worked in public health for more than thirty-five years. She is a graduate recruiter and adjunct faculty member for the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing at Hunter College. She has previously worked as the infection control coordinator and associate clinical professor at the New York University College of Dentistry and an occupational health consultant for the US Public Health Service Region II. She also served in Africa and India with the Peace Corps and built houses with Habitat for Humanity in Paraguay. She serves on the boards of the Bellevue Alumnae Association and Nurses House and has published in professional journals, including a recent article inspired by the Rubin Museum’s exhibition Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine.

Free for visitors 65 and older.