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ONLINE Virtual Block Party

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  • Sep. 20, 2020, 12pm
  • Rubin Museum of Art
  • 150 W. 17th St., Flatiron
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate curiosity, wonder, and community as the Rubin Museum’s Block Party goes virtual this year! Inspired by the Rubin’s yearlong exploration of impermanence—the idea that everything changes, so possibility is all around us—and the symbol of the lotus, this year’s Block Party reminds visitors that beauty can emerge from even the toughest conditions.

Online activities will include:

  • Intimate studio visits with visual artists in the Himalayan region and diaspora, including Tsherin Sherpa, Sneha Srethsa, Tenzin Phuntzog, Yakpo Collective, and Uttam Grandhi
  • Art-making projects for all ages led by YindaYin Coaching
  • Guided mindfulness practices with Kate Johnson, Reimagine, Day Schildkret, and New York Yoga + Life Magazine
  • Interactive classes with performing artists Brooklyn Raga Massive and Ajna Dance
  • Performances by Sonam Kids and Asian American Writers’ Workshop
  • Spotlights on activism and advocacy with India Home  

All activities will be accessible through September 27.

About Rubin Museum of Art

150 W. 17th St.

Flatiron, NY


  • Standard hours: Monday, Thursday, 11am-5pm; Wednesday, 11am-9pm; Friday, 11am-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
  • Stroller parking: No
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: No
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts and cultural hub in New York City’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas, India, and neighboring regions. 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 ideas that extend across history and span human cultures.