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Power Play: Rubin Museum Annual Block Party (NYC)

July 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

 

Discover the power of community at the Rubin Museum’s annual Block Party. Join thousands of other New Yorkers at this outdoor event featuring art and activities for all ages inspired by the Rubin’s yearlong exploration of the power that dwells within us and flows between us.

*Event is free and open to the public (includes FREE admission to the museum all day) and will happen rain or shine.


Art-Making Activities:

  • Power Down: Create your own stress balls
  • Power On: Create a portable lamp with LED lights
  • Power Objects: Wrap and weave string around wood and stone in a project inspired by the Tibetan Namkha

Participatory Experiences:

  • Flower Power: Build a collaborative floral feast for the eyes
  • Power Couple: Ask someone at the table to trace your hands to form patterns on the long table
  • Power Nap: Recharge with a guided meditation
  • Power Poles: Get scientific with magnetic force and metallic sand
  • Power Trip: Explore constellations in the Himalayas
  • Net Walk: Artist Milcah Bassel explores movement with groups that must move in unison
  • Playgami: Origami artist Uttam Grandhi creates an AR experience with images inspired by the Rubin collection
  • Power Forward: Wind powered messages with artist Kyung-Jin Kim

Activities led by community organizations:

  • Grassroots Movement in Nepal
  • Siddhartha School
  • Tibetan Community of NY/NJ
  • YindaYin Coaching
  • Nepal Hip Hop Foundation
  • And many more


Performances:

  • Building Beats
  • Fogo Azul Brazilian Women’s Drumline
  • Power Painting Jam
  • *ASL interpretation available for stage programming


Food:

  • Van Leeuwen Ice Cream
  • People’s Pops
  • Yanni’s Coffee
  • Cafe Serai
  • Sweetface Snoballs
  • The Commons Chelsea

Details

Date:
July 21, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://rubinmuseum.org/events/event/inner-voyages-07-29-2018

Organizer

The Rubin Museum of Art
Phone:
(212) 620-5000
Website:
rubinmuseum.org

Venue

The Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Phone:
(212) 620-5000
Website:
rubinmuseum.org