Rubin Museum of Art

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  • Today: 11 a.m - 9 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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Featured Programs

Nourish, Practice, Know

A series of events and workshops that explore the power of food, contemplative practice, and life-long learning to help us balance our bodies.
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The Temples and Sculptures of the Early Chalukyas

Known only to the more adventurous travellers, the sandstone temples of the Early Chalukyas, rulers of peninsular India during the 6th-8th centuries CE, are unrivalled for their early date, comparatively complete condition, and magnificent sculptures. Architect and scholar George Michell takes us on a visual tour of the glories of this rarely-witnessed Hindu style. Learn More

Naked Soul

Unplugged, but totally connected. An entirely acoustic singer/songwriter series allowing you to hear artists as they really sound. Featured artists inlcude Garland Jeffreys, John GorkaJanis Ianand more. Learn more

Harlem in the Himalayas

Acoustic jazz concerts presented with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Upcoming performances include Manuel Valera and Amir ElSaffar Quintet. Learn More

Cabaret Cinema: Movie Medicine

April 11 – August 29, 2014
A film series about the healing factor in cinema. Part of our exhibition Bodies in Balance Learn More


The role the brain plays in helping us overcome adversity, survive tests of endurance and understand faith is the subject of the seventh annual Brainwave, a series of on-stage conversations, films and experiences. The series returns Spring 2015. Learn More