Free Seniors Day

    Special Event
    February 6, 2012 - January 7, 2013
    Every Month, All Day

    On the first Monday of every month the Rubin Museum of Art welcomes older adults (65 and older) to receive free admission to the galleries (regularly $5), guided visits of the galleries, tickets to film screenings, and a 10% discount on selected items in the museum's shop and café.

    Schedule of Events

    The museum is open on Mondays from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Tibetan Medicine and Art: An Integration - A talk exploring Tibetan medicine, its relationship to Western medicine, and how medical concepts are expressed in the art of the Himalayan region

    12:00-2:00 p.m.
    Auspicious Stitches - A weekly art-making workshop that focuses on needlework, appliqué, and other fiber arts

    1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Free Seniors Day Film - A screening of a Himalayan-themed film

    2:00-3:30 p.m.
    Senior Writing Workshop
     - Reflect on your personal history and make art-to-self connections in museum exhibitions by writing about journeys in life. This program begins in the spiral lobby of the museum. To reserve a spot, please e-mail

    3:00-4:00 p.m.
    Taste of RMA - A guided, themed tour through the galleries

    Reservations for group visits are recommended, and private tours of the galleries can be arranged by calling the Group Visits Office at 212.620.5000 x345 or by emailing