Rubin Museum of Art

  • Hours
  • Today: 11am-5pm

  • 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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Daily Tours

Highlights Tour

Daily at 3:00 p.m. (except Tuesday)

For visitors new to Himalayan art and those already familiar with its iconography and expression, a Highlights tour provides a survey of the museum’s collection, with varying themes offered each day. Tours last approximately one hour. Sample tours include Ornamentation in Himalayan Art, The Bodhisattva: The Savior Figure in Himalayan Art, and Objects and Obstacles in Himalayan Art. Highlights tours are free with museum admission and do not require reservations.


Exhibition Tours

Daily at 1 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (except Tuesday)

Join a museum guide for an in-depth exploration of one temporary exhibition on view. The 4:00 p.m. Exhibition tour always features the newest exhibition, while the 1:00 p.m. Exhibition tour varies each day. Tours last approximately thirty minutes. Exhibition tours are free with museum admission and do not require reservations. Check the calendar for details.


Informal Tours

Daily (except Tuesday)

Guides are available during museum hours to answer questions and engage in conversation about the art on view with visitors. Roaming guides can also give unscheduled, informal tours to small groups or single visitors when roaming the gallery floors.