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Flying Diyas

Family Sundays Online

Sunday, November 1, 2020
1:00 PM–2:00 PM

At Home Art-Making

Ages 3 and older with accompanying adults

Sundays are for families! This fall join the Rubin Museum live on Zoom every first Sunday of the month from the comfort of your own home for an afternoon of activities both kids and grownups will enjoy.

November Family Sundays: Flying Diyas

During Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, families decorate their homes, streets, and temples with glimmering lamps called diyas. These diyas celebrate the spiritual victory of good over evil and bring light to the darkest nights of the year. Bring the brightness of diyas into your own home!

Materials List:

  • Paper
  • Glue or tape
  • Markers, colored pencils, or other material to draw with
  • Scissors
  • String or paper


Family Sundays are made possible through the generosity of Agnes Gund, New York Life Insurance Company*, The Prospect Hill Foundation, Tiger Baron Foundation, Con Edison, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

General operating support of the Rubin Museum of Art is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, as well as by generous donations from the Museum’s Board of Trustees, individual donors, and members.

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