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Rubin Family Sundays: Sensory Sensations

Rubin Family Sundays- Sensory Sensations

Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Dec 18, 2022

Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17 Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+

FREE

Create sensory sensations to help tune into, and calm, overwhelming emotions and join calming activities in the Mandala Lab..

Pre-registration is required for either the 1 pm or 2 pm. Free tickets include access to the Museum galleries. Each month explores a new theme, with an art-making activity centered around that theme. A Museum educator will do a brief demonstration of the project and teach the art-making techniques, leaving room for individual creativity.

See our guide to the Rubin Museum.

Lights on the Cobbles

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Find ten separate light installations along Ninth Avenue and Gansevoort Street including colorful neon lights in abstract shapes and planters filled with glowing dandelions. New this year on Ninth Avenue, take a frosty photo in two illuminated giant geometric frames.

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Ariana Papademetropoulos, Baby Alone in Babylone,

Follow a hyperreal, dream-like tale of a lone baby unicorn in Los Angeles-based artist Ariana Papademetropoulos’ paintings, which chronicle a fantastical journey from youthful innocence to maturity, towards liberation and individuation that coalesce in a story of awakening and transformation. Inspired 15th century lore of the mythical unicorn (including The Hunt of the Unicorn) at…

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MakeInspires STEAM Makerspace

Experience 3D Printing, Coding Video Games with Scratch, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence hands-on with MakeInspires instructors on Thursdays and Saturdays.

A great activity for kids 6 and up while the family explores Chelsea Market; kids under 6 are welcome with adult supervision. All activities can be completed in 15 minutes. Book more time for more…

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Holiday Creative Breaks on Little Island

Make a holiday themed postcard and spread some joy by mailing the postcard to family, friends, or neighbors (postage provided).

See our guide to Little Island.

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Little Island

Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.

* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.

* Restrooms…

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Chelsea Waterside Playground

The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.

Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.

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