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Rubin Museum

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August 13 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

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

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$19, $14/students & seniors, free/ages 12 & under

This serene museum connects the arts and cultures of the Himalayas to contemporary life, exploring universal themes like happiness, consciousness, and the cosmos.

* Lots of vivid paintings and statues of animals and interesting demons  – and maybe your kid will pick up some zen vibes.

* Don’t miss the interactive, multi-sensory Mandala Lab.

* Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6 to 10 pm and and during the wonderful weekly Family Sundays.

🌳  Head a few blocks west to play on the High Line and Little Island.

🍽  Café Serai is currently closed, but there are lots of great food options in the neighborhood including giant cookies at Citycakes Bakery.

Thursday 11 am–5 pm
Friday 11 am –10 pm
Saturday-Sunday 11 am–5 pm

MakeInspires STEAM Makerspace

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

A great perfect 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 exploration. Across from…

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Rubin Family Sundays: Mandala-Land

Make your own board game and explore your path to transforming your emotions. Choose the emotion that speaks to you and design a game that you can play with loved ones or on your own.

Pre-registration is required for either the 1 pm or 2 pm. Free tickets include access to the Museum galleries. Each…

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Kids & Family Series on Little Island

Enjoy family-friendly performances atop the Hudson river featuring lively artists like The Acrobuffos, The Rock and Roll Playhouse, Spellbound Theatre, and more. Timed entry reservations required for park entry after 12 pm.

See our guide to Little…

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Creative Breaks on Little Island

Visit  Little Island for weekly artmaking, dance, storytime music and more activities for all ages with teaching artists and guest organizations like The GIANT Room, Oye Group, Free Black Women’s Library, New Victory Theater, Alvin Ailey, Greenwich House Music School and Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art

Stop by the Art Cart for DIY…

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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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