Talks at the Rubin Museum
In Memoriam: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Just over a year ago philosopher Simon Critchley met with Philip Seymour Hoffman for the final evening in a series of on-stage conversations called Happy Talk. In a searching dialogue, that in hindsight seems prescient, the actor wrestles with the concepts of happiness, love, and death with the same courage and compelling insight that he brought to his roles. - Tim McHenry, Director of Public Programs
The role the brain plays in helping us over-come 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. Learn More
Talks and presentations about Tibetan medicine and its potential impact on contemporary society. Learn More
Contemporary artists lead informal, topical talks within the museum's galleries on Friday nights at 6:15 p.m. In conversation with Assistant Curator Beth Citron, speakers from New York and international contemporary art scenes interact with and informally discuss the rich artistic traditions of the Himalayas and surrounding regions in relation to their own practices and processes. Learn More
The Rubin Museum Guides join professional storytellers from the Talkingstick collective to uncover the many layers of Himalayan art. Learn More.