Family Art Labs
Explore intriguing paintings, sculptures, and objects in the museum's exhibitions and let them inspire your own works of art.
Second Saturday of the month
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. • Ages 5 and older and their adult friends
Participants explore intriguing paintings, sculptures, and objects in the museum’s exhibitions and then create their own works of art.
Check out blog posts about our previous Family Art Labs!
Tickets: $16 for first adult/child pair; $16 each additional child; 25% off for members. For additional adults regular museum fees apply; Free for children under 1 year and Cool Culture Members.
Tickets include gallery admission and are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. All programs are subject to change. All programs begin in the Education Center located at 132 West 17th Street.
Tickets for this class tend to sell out in advance, to ensure your space we reccomend purchasing tickets in advance
2:00-2:10 p.m.: Welcome and sign-in
2:10-2:25 p.m.: Presentation on Art Lab theme
2:30-3:00 p.m.: Gallery exploration
3:00-4:00 p.m.: Art-making
Each month we explore a new theme. The art-making activity will be centered on that special theme. Your Museum Educator will guide your art-making with techniques and a brief demonstration of the project and will then let you explore a variety of art materials for making the project on your own. Creativity is encouraged!
What are the goals of Family Art Labs?
Our main goal is for you and your family to have a fun experience together at the Rubin Museum of Art. Other goals include learning about something new – whether it’s Himalayan puppetry, gold-leafing, mask-making or sand mandalas!