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The Rubin Research

Senior Thursday

Senior Thursday

Monthly event for visitors 65 and older


Museum admission is free to adults 65 and older every first Thursday of the month (normally $14.)


The Rubin Museum is proud to offer complimentary admission to healthcare providers in 2022. Redeem your ticket at the admissions desk with any proof of employment.


Group tour rates for seniors are discounted on the first Thursday of the month! The Rubin Museum of Art can accommodate tours of up to 15 visitors per group with a minimum payment of 10 tickets.

Guided tours on Senior Thursday

Seniors (65 and older) and caregivers: $10.00 each

Museum members (Art + Abundance level or above): $7.00 each

Self-Guided tours on Senior Thursday

Free for Seniors (65 and older) and caregivers

Book a Tour


Programs are free with general admission registration.

Discovery Tour

Drop-in all day!

Discover highlights of the collection at your own pace. Specially curated discovery tours lead you around the galleries and facilitate engagement through discussion questions and prompts. Ask for materials at the front desk.

Senior Writing Workshop

1:00–2:00 PM

Make connections with the art on view in the galleries through lively group discussions and creative writing. Program meets at the base of the spiral staircase in the Museum’s main lobby and is led by Rubin Museum staff and docents.

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

Image Credit: Green Tara Tibet; 19th century; Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton; Rubin Museum of Art, Gift of Shelley and Donald Rubin; C2006.66.521 (HAR 993)