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El Balcón and El Balcón Fronterizo

Across Europe and around the world, as the COVID-19 outbreak confines people to their homes and apartments, individuals began to gather spontaneously and collectively on their balconies and outdoor spaces - to applaud medical staff working on the frontline against the virus, greet their neighbors, perform music, take part in spontaneous flash mobs, or just make the most of the sunshine. In that spirit the Rubin Center for the Visual Arts presents El Balcón a virtual exhibition by a community of contemporary artists and friends from around the globe, with a special selection of voices from our border region, El Balcón Fronterizo. CLICK HERE for more information.


2020 Annual Juried UTEP Student Virtual Art Exhibition

Don't miss the chance to see and experience over 100 amazing artwork from students in the Department of Art at UTEP - CLICK HERE


Teen CoLab Program

September 2020 - June 2021

The Rubin Center would like to invite teens to apply to our 1st Annual ‘Teens CoLab Program’ which is an academic year-long opportunity bringing high school students behind the scenes to learn about the Rubin Center, contemporary art and artists, creative careers and adventuresome thinking and dialogue.
For more information CLICK HERE


Artists in the 915


Artists in the 915 is a series created from the response of local educators for contemporary art lessons from local artists that can be accessed virtually. The series is geared toward high school students but can be modified for other ages as well. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts.
For more information CLICK HERE


Virtual K-12 educational Resources

The Rubin Center Educator Program is designed to support K–12 educators from all disciplines interested in bringing contemporary art, artists and themes into classroom teaching and learning. The Rubin Center offers professional development, tailored gallery tours and studio workshops with local and international artists for educators in all disciplines that explore contemporary art and encourage adventuresome thinking + dialogue. Due to the closures of schools as a response to the covid-19 pandemic, we have created a page with virtual resources connecting the power of classroom learning to contemporary art. For more information CLiCK HERE


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