Rubin Museum of Art

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  • Today: 11 a.m - 9 p.m.

  • The museum is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day.

  • The Cafe and the Shop are open during the museum hours.

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Harlem in the Himalayas

Acoustic jazz concerts presented with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.

Fridays at 7:00 p.m.

"The Rubin Museum of Art is a first-rate venue for hearing live, acoustic music in New York City. Its wood paneled concert hall is a perfect setting for unamplified performances." - Douglas Detrick,


$18 in advance / $20 day of / $5 student standby (unless otherwise noted)

Members may receive up to 25% off tickets

Box Office: 212.620.5000 ext. 344

Complete information for each concert is available on the calendar.

Musical performances at the Rubin Museum are made possible by the Carlo and Micól Schejola Foundation.

Naked Soul and Harlem in the Himalayas are made possible with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Additional support of Harlem in the Himalayas is provided by Chamber Music America, through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Yamaha is the official piano of the Rubin Museum of Art.

Manuel Valera

Friday August 1, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

$18.00 in advance / $20.00 day of
Member Price: $16.20

2013 Grammy Nominated Cuban composer and jazz pianist Manuel Valera releases his new solo album.

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Amir ElSaffar Quintet

Friday August 8, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

$18.00 in advance / $20.00 day of
Member Price: $16.20

The innovative Amir ElSaffar Quintet, featuring John Escreet on piano, Francois Moutin on bass, Dan Weiss on drums, Ole Mathisen on tenor saxophone, and ElSaffar on trumpet, re-imagines the Iraqi Maqam to explore new microtonal harmonies and chord progressions, mixed with Mesopotamian modes.

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