Rubin Museum of Art (RMA)

Museum in The East Chelsea area

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The Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) is a cultural and educational institution dedicated to the art of the Himalayas. Its mission is to establish, present, preserve and document a permanent collection that reflects the vitality, complexity and historical significance of Himalayan art and to create exhibitions and programs designed to explore connections with other world cultures.

The museum is home to a comprehensive collection of art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. The artistic heritage of this vast and culturally varied area of the world remains relatively obscure. Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, RMA offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures.

The RMA collection consists of paintings, sculptures, and textiles. Although works of art range in date over two millennia, most reflect major periods and schools of Himalayan art from the 12th century onward.

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No shopNo parkingNo restaurant/cafeNo Library/BookstoreAccessible to disabled persons

Opening hours

From 11:00 to 17:00
fridays closing at 22:00
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Holidays


Adults $10, Seniors, Students, Artists and Neighbors(zips 10011/10001 with ID) $7, Children under 12 and on Fridays 7pm-10pm Free


Address: 150 W 17th St., New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-620-5000

Corner of 7th Ave. Subway: 1/2/3 to 14th Street or 1 to 18th Street

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