The museum's lunchtime screenings of short documentaries followed by moderated discussions. Visitors are welcome to bring their lunch from the museum café into the theater for this program.
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
$15 / Free for Rubin Museum Members
Now Playing: Health, Wealth & Happiness
Thru August 27
This series takes a look back at filmed discussions from previous years in the Rubin’s Happy Talk series exploring states of happiness. Each film is followed by a moderated discussion session with the audience.
Screening of Homes + Epstein
Writer A.M. Homes addresses (un)happy relationships with Buddhist psychiatrist Mark Epstein. This is a screening of a previously recorded talk. Post-screening discussion with Dr. Miles Neale.
With Murali Doraiswamy, Elaine Stritch reflects on her personal relationship to happiness and on the connection between happiness, success, and fear. This is a screening of a previously recorded talk. Post-screening discussion with Pilar Jennings.
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Screening of Hall + Dutton
Michael C. Hall and Kevin Dutton discuss the emotional lives of psychopaths and serial killers. This is a screening of a previously recorded talk. Post-screening discussion with Pilar Jennings.
Screening of Schreiber + Prinz
Liev Schreiber and Jesse Prinz discuss emotions in film and on the stage, highlighting the unique capacity of theatre to forge an active connection between actors and audience.This is a screening of a previously recorded talk. Post-screening discussion with Jeffrey B. Rubin, Ph.D.
Screening of Anderson + Gilbert
Performance artist Laurie Anderson joins Stumbling on Happiness author Daniel Gilbert for her seventh on-stage conversation at the Rubin. This is a screening of a previously recorded talk. Post-screening discussion with Joe Loizzo.