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Rubin Museum Block Party

Spend an afternoon celebrating the monsoon! Save the date and join us for a celebration inspired by our exhibition Nepalese Seasons: Rain and Ritual. Activities and performances will celebrate Nepal’s festivals, nature, and culture with connections to the art and ideas of the region.



  • Art activities inspired by Nepal’s seasonal festivals and monsoon rituals; make rainsticks, frog masks, pinwheels, hybrid animals, prayer flags, flower garlands, and more

  • Nepalese-inspired music and dance performances by artists including Dikyi, Brooklyn Raga Massive, Sonam Rinzin, and Kabina Maharjan Singh

  • Educational activities led by Adhikaar, Grassroot Movement in Nepal, KathaSatha, Yulha Fund, Mero Gaon, Walung Community of North America, and other Himalayan cultural groups, including traditional Nepali dress demonstrations

  • Family yoga instruction by Susan Verde

  • Museum tours and gallery searches for families

  • Henna tattoos


Later Event: July 18
Exhibition: Platon