Talks at the Rubin Museum
On September 5, 2014 The Rubin opens the first museum exhibition devoted to the extensive Indian influences in Francesco Clemente’s work, Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India. To further explore the chief motivations in his life and work, the artist will take to the Rubin stage eight times with eight personalities from very different walks of life. Both artist and guest will bring to the conversation a ‘found object’ that will act as catalyst to a freewheeling conversation. It could roll in any direction… Learn More
Neuroscientist Richard Davidson is one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of contemplative practices on the brain and overall well-being. In this talk he provides a rigorous scientific validation of an ancient spiritual practice, supporting the idea that meditation can “re-wire” the brain over time to elicit positive feelings more often than negative ones. Learn More
In conversation with Inspired by India exhibition curator Beth Citron, contemporary artists engage in informal dialogues about Francesco Clemente’s work and their own on select Friday nights at 6:15 p.m. Learn More
The Rubin Museum Guides join professional storytellers from the Talkingstick collective to uncover the many layers of Himalayan art. Learn More.