Rubin Museum of Art

  • Hours
  • Today: Closed

  • 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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Become a member today and explore the diverse cultures, art, and traditions of Himalayan Asia.
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Group Reservations

To schedule your group reservation and tour, call 212.620.5000 x345 or email

Self-Guided Groups: Independent exploration or self-guided group visits are always welcome. For groups of 10 or more, please contact group reservations.

Cultural exploration with a twist! We welcome groups to take advantage of our weekly opportunities to enjoy the museum afterhours every Wednesday and Friday. These evenings are perfect for casual meetings, social networking, alumni gatherings, meet-ups, or just to unwind with some friends and colleagues at the end of the day. 

Himalayan Happy Hour: Wednesdays, 6 p.m.—9 p.m.    

Every Wednesday evening, Rubin Museum members enjoy a 15% discount and all visitors enjoy 10% off the Serai café menu, featuring specialty teas, wine, beer, cocktails, and snacks. See exceptional examples of Himalayan artistry and craftsmanship in the Serai shop. Hear local musicians as they fill the room with sounds from across the globe in our Spiral Music series.

K2 Lounge: Fridays, 6 p.m.—10 p.m.

Every Friday night, Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special Pan Asian Tapas menu to accompany the evening's DJ and unique thematic gallery tours and programs. Happy Hour runs from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with a 2-for-1 special on all beer, wine and well drinks.