Rubin Museum of Art

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Featured Programs

Clemente x 8

On September 5, 2014 The Rubin opens the first museum exhibition devoted to the extensive Indian influences in Francesco Clemente’s work, Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India. To further explore the chief motivations in his life and work, the artist will take to the Rubin stage eight times with eight personalities from very different walks of life. Both artist and guest will bring to the conversation a ‘found object’ that will act as catalyst to a freewheeling conversation. It could roll in any direction… Learn More


Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson is one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of contemplative practices on the brain and overall well-being. In this talk he provides a rigorous scientific validation of an ancient spiritual practice, supporting the idea that meditation can “re-wire” the brain over time to elicit positive feelings more often than negative ones. Learn More

The Future of God with Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra proposes an answer based on personal experience--not simply his but the experience of countless seekers who have left the faith they were brought up in -- to seek a modern spiritual alternative to atheism. Learn More


 Waiting for Mamu

Imagine, at five years old, you are sentenced to prison for 13 years. You have no access to your family or friends, to an education, to the outside world or to society. It happens in Nepal. This is the story of Pushpa Basnet, an extraordinary woman who gave these incarcerated kids a taste of freedom.
A conversation with Pushpa Basnet, designer Prabal Gurung, and the film's executive producers Susan Sarandon and Morgan Spurlock follows the screening. Learn More



The Epic of Everest

The New York premiere of a magnificent restoration of one of the most historically significant films of all time: The Epic of Everest documents the doomed attempt of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine to scale the world’s highest mountain in 1924. Learn More


Naked Soul

Unplugged, but totally connected. An entirely acoustic singer/songwriter series allowing you to hear artists as they really sound. Featured artists include Melissa Ferrick, Dana Fuchs, and Nicole Atkins. Learn more


Harlem in the Himalayas

Acoustic jazz concerts presented with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Upcoming performances include Marty Ehrlich's Dark Woods Ensemble and Jazz Maalika with Maitreya PadukoneLearn More


Cabaret Cinema: "My Formative Years" 

September 26 – December 5, 2014
A film series selected by artist Francesco Clemente. Part of the exhibition Francesco Clemente: Inspired by IndiaLearn More