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Rubin Museum Block Party: Power Play

Sun Jul 21, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate the spirit of community at the Rubin Museum’s annual Block Party, featuring art and activities for all ages.

Free museum admission all day

Art-Making Activities:

  • Power Down: Create your own stress balls
  • Power On: Create a portable lamp with LED lights
  • Power Objects: Wrap and weave string around wood and stone in a project inspired by the Tibetan Namkha Participatory


  • Flower Power: Build a collaborative floral feast for the eyes
  • Power Couple: Ask someone at the table to trace your hands to form patterns on the long table
  • Power Nap: Recharge with a nap or guided meditation
  • Power Poles: Get scientific with magnetic force and metallic sand
  • Power Trip: Explore constellations in the Himalayas


  • Building Beats
  • Fogo Azul Brazilian Women’s Drumline
  • Power Painting
  • *ASL interpretation available for stage programming


  • Van Leeuwen Ice Cream
  • People’s Pops
  • Yanni’s Coffee
  • Cafe Serai

Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues
New York, NY 10011
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
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