GARUDA OPEN STUDIO FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES
|When:||Friday, July 18, 2008 at 3:00am to 5:00am|
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Explore the Himalayas at your own pace . . .
Learners of any age are welcome to stop in and use their imagination at the RMA's Garuda Open Studio. Play Asian games (like with the abacus), make art inspired by a gallery visit (such as your own mandala), dress up in colorful Himalayan costumes and scarves, and read in the Story Corner stocked with more than 100 Asian tales, including Jataka Tales (Buddhist parables), and I Once Was a Monkey.
Garuda Open Studio is for children of all ages and their caretakers.
RMA Family Programs are free with Museum admission, and to Cool Culture Members. A $5 contribution per family is welcome, and participant children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required.
Admission to RMA is $10.00 for adults; $7.00 for seniors, students and artists (with ID); $7.00 for neighbors (zip codes 10011 & 10001 with ID); and free for children under 12 and for museum members. Gallery admission is free to all on Fridays between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Contact the Box Office at 212.620.5000, ext. 344.
Opened in 2004, the Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) houses an esteemed and wide-ranging collection of Himalayan art; the paintings, pictorial textiles, and sculptures are drawn from cultures that touch upon the 1,800 mile arc of mountains. With changing exhibitions and exciting events, RMA allows people of all ages and backgrounds to discover art from the far-away Himalayas conveniently in Chelsea. Learn more at www.rmanyc.org.
The museum is open Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed on Tuesday. To reach the museum by subway, visitors may take the A, C or E to 14th Street; the 1 to 14th Street; or the L to 6th Avenue. By bus, visitors may take the B20 to the corner of 7th Avenue and 17th Street. For more information, the public may call (212) 620.5000 or visit rmanyc.org.