Rubin Museum of Art

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Art Making


Art making classes at the Rubin Museum provide participants with opportunities to deeply reflect on Himalayan art through artistic expression, while developing individual artistic skill through different mediums. Experienced artist-instructors guide participants in small class settings that take place after hours in museum galleries and designated art studio spaces.

Inside/Out: Creative Mask Making

Wednesdays, April 1 - April 29 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Five Sessions

Course Fee: $150; 10% off for members 

Instructor: Barbara Diane Barry 

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Inspired by the exhibition, Becoming Another: The Power of Masks, artist and author, Barbara Diane Barry will lead this course that considers masks as tools for story-telling and personal transformation. Through gallery visits, image-based discussions, and mask making workshops, the class will explore the psychological role of the “masks” we wear in public, as well as the potential masks hold as tools for insight. Each participant will create two masks—one representing the outer self, and one the inner self—and reflect on the process with the group. 

 Cancellation Policy

Requests for cancellation made at least one week prior to the first class will be refunded for the full amount. Requests made within one week and prior to 48 hours before the first class will be refunded for ½ of the total amount paid. Requests made within 48 hours of the first class will not be refunded.


Auspicious Stitches


12 - 2 p.m.

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Auspicious Stitches is a weekly workshop for adults that works on individual and collaborative projects using embroidery, appliqué, and other fiber arts inspired by the RMA collection. Learn More