Rubin Family Sundays: Earth Painting

Sunday, February 18
1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Rubin Museum of Art (150 West 17 Street)
FREE

Celebrating Losar, the Himalayan New Year, and 2018’s lunar sign, the Earth Dog, by painting with the most basic element: earth. Get down and dirty painting with mud and soil. Playing with dirt serves as a nostalgic exploration of the environment. Tibetans have used mud for art-making in the past, and we are reviving this element for the future. Also plant a Losar metok, Tibet’s winter flower. See how the metok grows over time.


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Eats & Treats: Try seasonal specialties inspired by the Himalayas, including Thali plates and handmade traditional momo dumplings in peaceful Cafe Serai in the lobby. Kids menu available. Or get half pound or frosted/sprinkled cookies at nearby Citycakes Bakery.


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