Exterior View, Rubin Museum of Art

Rubin Museum of Art

  • New York, New York
  • USA

About the Museum


Rubin Museum of Art

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

©2004 Peter Aaron/Esto, Photo by Peter Aaron/Esto

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

©2004 Peter Aaron/Esto, Photo by Peter Aaron/Esto

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

Photo by David De Armas

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

Filip Wolak www.fotofilip.com, Photo: Robin Carol

Interior View, Rubin Museum of Art

The Rubin Museum of Art 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, the museum offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures.The Rubin Museum of Art is a dynamic environment that stimulates learning, promotes understanding, and inspires personal connections to the ideas, cultures and art of Himalayan Asia.  

Collection Highlights


Coral Mask of Begtse, Mongolia
Coral Mask of Begtse, Mongolia
Mahachakra Vajrapani, China; Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
Mahachakra Vajrapani, China; Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
Four Mandalas of the Vajravali Cycle, Ewam Choden Monastery, Tsang Province, Tibet
Four Mandalas of the Vajravali Cycle, Ewam Choden Monastery, Tsang Province, Tibet
Mahasiddha Kamala, Suvarnadvipa, and Viraya, Tibet
Mahasiddha Kamala, Suvarnadvipa, and Viraya, Tibet
Durga, Nepal
Durga, Nepal
Rubin Museum of Art: Collection Highlights
Coral Mask of Begtse, Mongolia
Coral Mask of Begtse, Mongolia, early 20th century
paper maché, coral, metal, fabric
Rubin Museum of Art
Mahachakra Vajrapani, China; Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
Mahachakra Vajrapani, China; Ming dynasty (1368-1644), early 15th century
silk and gold embroidery
Rubin Museum of Art
Four Mandalas of the Vajravali Cycle, Ewam Choden Monastery, Tsang Province, Tibet
Four Mandalas of the Vajravali Cycle, Ewam Choden Monastery, Tsang Province, Tibet, c. 1429-1456
pigments on cloth
Rubin Museum of Art
Mahasiddha Kamala, Suvarnadvipa, and Viraya, Tibet
Mahasiddha Kamala, Suvarnadvipa, and Viraya, Tibet, 17th century
pigments on cloth
Rubin Museum of Art
Durga, Nepal
Durga, Nepal, 12th-13th century
gilt copper alloy
Rubin Museum of Art

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