RUBIN MUSEUM ANNUAL BLOCK PARTY Sunday, July 16
Discover and create the “Sounds of the Street” with art-making, performances, and in-gallery sound experiences at The Rubin Museum of Art at their annual summer Block Party and it’s all for FREE. Yes, admission to the museum is FREE.
Come make some noise with thousands of other New Yorkers and participate in unique experiences for all ages, inspired by the exhibition The World is Sound.
Sonic art-making activities for kids and adults of all ages, including bubble painting, instruments of your own, cut-up poetry, and dancing ooblek
Special Museum tours and in-gallery sound meditation experiences
- New York Suwa Taiko Association
- The Brooklyn Express Drumline
- Poets John Giorno and Tenzin Dickyi
- The Bhakti Center
- Dana Flynn of Laughing Lotus Yoga
- Tibetan Community of NY/NJ
- MSHR (Birch Cooper and Brenna Murphy)
Activities led by community partners from the block party advisory board:
- Oral histories showcased by Adhikaar
- Music selections by ACHA Himalayan Sisterhood
- Nepali children’s songs by Grassroots Movement in Nepal (GMIN)
- Garba dance by India Home
- Musical instrument demos by Tibetan Community of NY/NJ
- English to Tibetan name translation by United Sherpa Association
- Sign Language Center
About the Rubin Museum of Art
The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts oasis and cultural hub in New York City’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make powerful connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas and neighboring regions including India. With a diverse array of thought-provoking exhibitions and programs—including films, concerts, and on-stage conversations—the Rubin provides immersive experiences that encourage personal discoveries and spark new ways of seeing the world. Emphasizing cross-cultural connections, the Rubin is a space to contemplate the big questions that extend across history and span human cultures.
Visit rubinmuseum.org/blockparty for more information.
Event Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017
Time: 1-4pm ET
Location: W. 17th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues
Event is free and open to the public (includes FREE admission to the museum all day) and will happen rain or shine.
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