The museum theater is closed through May 29th for repairs, join us on June 5th when Lunch Matters returns for Felt, Feelings, and Dreams: Follow a small group of Kyrgyz women who pull themselves out of Post-Soviet poverty by reviving the ancient tradition of making art from felt. http://bit.ly/119xFtY http://on.fb.me/YXutz1
Do you know when and where the earliest images of the Buddha were made in the world? Dr. Pia Brancaccio will explore Gandharan Buddhist art between the first and third centuries on Wednesday, June 5 @ 7PM as part of the illustrated talk series, Exporting Enlightenment.
For more information or to purchase tickets for this event: http://bit.ly/11SBo0v
Image: Nagaraja Mathura, Northwestern India; 1st - 2nd century, Kushan Period (ca. 30-230 CE), Red Sandstone Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund and the A. Augustus Healy Fund, 67.202 http://on.fb.me/119fqik
We’re happy to announce that this summer the Rubin Museum will be participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
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