Videos from Rubin Museum
Radical Terrain: Byron Kim
Byron Kim talks about his artistic process and how some of his paintings relate to landscapes.
Radical Terrain: Hasan Elahi
Artist Hasan Elahi tackles landscape and questions of surveillance.
Alec Baldwin and Neil LaBute
In this excerpt, Baldwin and LaBute discuss navigating the world in the social media age.
Liev Schreiber and Jesse Prinz
Liev Schreiber and Jesse Prinz discuss happiness and how it is easily manipulated with small things in their environment, such as weather.
Laurie Anderson and Daniel Gilbert
Laurie Anderson and Daniel Gilbert talk about building reality and happiness.
Elaine Stritch and Murali Doraiswamy
Murali Doraiswamy asks Elaine Stritch for advice on finding meaning and happiness.
Aimee Mann and Neil LaBute
Aimee Mann and Neil LaBute discuss what factors into being "happy."
Sharon Salzberg and Josh Melnick
Sharon Salzberg and Josh Melnick challenge the idea of happiness and creativity coexisting.
Meredith Monk and John Antrobus
Meredith Monk and John Antrobus discuss how dreams can influence a person's art and music.
Wylie Dufresne and Rachel Herz
Wylie Dufresne talks with Rachel Herz about his non-traditional ways of making food and how it creates an illusion on the consumers' taste buds.
Mary Ellen Mark and Daniel L. Schacter
Mary Ellen Mark and Daniel L. Schacter discuss brainwaves and illusions.
Donald Wilson and Lior Lev Sercarz
Donald Wilson and Lior Lev Sercarz discuss how the brain recognizes certain tastes and smells.
Apollo Robbins and Marisa Carrasco
Apollo Robbins and Marisa Carrasco discuss how the human brain chooses what is important enough store as a memory.
Marilu Henner and Suparna Rajaram
Marilu Henner and Suparna Rajaram discuss the benefits of having memories; negative or not.
Walt Frazier and Paul Glimcher
Walt Frazier tells Paul Glimcher what it was like discovering yoga after many years of being an athlete.
Peter Dinklage and Dan Ariely
Peter Dinklage and Dan Ariely talk about the difference between acting and an actor's true personality.
Henry Rollins and David Eagleman
David Eagleman breaks down a dream Henry Rollins recently has had, and discusses how our bodies work during our sleep.
Isabella Rossellini and Diana Reiss
Isabella Rossellini and Diana Reiss discuss whether or not animals share the same emotions as humans.
Debra Winger and Robert Stickgold
Debra Winger and Robert Stickgold discuss dreams and how we can hold on to them before they escape our memory.
Philip Taaffe talks about meeting his colleague, artist Francesco Clemente.
Julian Schnabel talks about the experience he has had as a friend and colleague of artist Francesco Clemente.
Jeni Spota talks about the role Christianity and Italian cinema plays on her art work.
Fred Tomaselli explains psychedelics and the influence they have on his artwork.
More than just being an exhibitor of Himalayan artwork and artifacts, the Rubin Museum is also a cultural hub with its weekly film series, Cabaret Cinema. Film and art lovers alike can enjoy a drink in the museum’s bar and restaurant Café Serai, and then retire to its theater for a Friday night film.
Showing some of cinema’s world-famous classics, the series is themed and often invites special speakers to introduce the films, noting how each of these films are adjacent to the Rubin’s exhibits.
Previous guests have included Matt Damon and Alan Cumming. Looking to put a new spin on a dinner-and-a-movie date night?