Rubin Museum of Art

  • Hours
  • Today: 11 a.m - 6 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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University Students

Reduced Admission Fee
Student Standby Program Tickets
Undergraduate Apprenticeship in Museum Education Program
Internships and Training
Student Membership


Reduced Admission Fee

The Rubin Museum of Art offers a discounted college student admission fee of $10 with college I.D., and offers free admission to everyone every Friday night from 6:00-10:00 p.m. For the 2013- 2014 academic year (July 1 – June 30) students from Baruch College, Hunter College, John Jay College, Queens College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Queensborough Community College, New York University, St. Francis College, and The New School have free museum admission with student I.D.


Student Standby Program Tickets

The Rubin Museum of Art offers a special $10 student standby ticket for the Museum's special programs and events, including live performances, film screenings, and engaging discussions with special guests. For a list of programs visit our calendar.


Undergraduate Apprenticeship in
Museum Education Program

The Apprenticeship in Museum Education program at the Rubin Museum of Art provides essential hands-on skills to university students preparing for future careers in the arts, education, or global affairs. Learn more


Internships and Training

If you would like to gain valuable experience working in a museum environment, consider applying for an internship at the Rubin Museum of Art. Internships focus on a variety of departments and disciplines, family programs, administration in museum environments, museum education in schools, and opportunities for multimedia and exhibition work. Internships at the Rubin Museum of Art may be used to fulfill academic requirements on arrangement with the individual college or university. For more information and instructions on how to apply visit Jobs and Internships page.


Student Membership

For only $45 you will receive unlimited free admission for one and a complimentary audio guide; invitations to select previews, members-only exhibition tours, and other events; a 10% discount on purchases at the Shop and Café Serai; discounts on lectures, performances, films, and family programs; and advance notice of select museum events. Student ID required (Fully tax-deductible)

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