Rubin Museum of Art

  • Hours
  • Today: 11am-6pm

  • 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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Senior Visits

Free Seniors Day

On the first Monday of every month the Rubin Museum of Art welcomes older adults (65 and older) to receive free admission to the galleries (regularly $10).



Schedule of Events
The museum is open on Mondays from 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Senior Gallery Talks - A one-hour program, a combined theater and gallery experience, that provides visitors with an in-depth look at Himalayan art and culture. *Gallery talks will resume in February*

12:00–2:00 p.m.
Auspicious Stitches - A weekly art-making workshop that focuses on needlework, appliqué, and other fiber arts

2:00-3:30 p.m. Senior Writing Workshop - Reflect on your personal history and make art-to-self connections in the galleries by writing about journeys and experiences in life.

3:00–4:00 p.m.
Highlights Tour - A guided, themed tour through the galleries (Additional gallery tours available at 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.)

Reservations for group visits are recommended, and private tours of the galleries can be arranged by filing out the:Senior Group Reservation Form.


Other Senior Offerings

Since opening its doors to the public in October 2004, the Rubin Museum has worked to provide programming, events, and resources for senior audiences. Every Wednesday the museum presents Lunch Matters, a lunchtime screening of a short documentary film focused on themes and ideas present in Himalayan art and followed by a moderated discussion. Learn more about upcoming Lunch Matters screenings.



A visit to the Rubin Museum is enhanced by the presence of guides in the galleries, American Sign Language tours, verbal imaging and touch tours, and a wheelchair-accessible facility. Assistive listening devices and wheelchairs are also available. Visit our accessibility page for more information.