‘The Lotus Effect,’ A Participatory Installation Conveying Gratitude and Compassion, Will Welcome Visitors When the Rubin Museum Reopens

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The Lotus Effect, A Participatory Installation Conveying Gratitude and Compassion, Will Welcome Visitors When the Rubin Museum Reopens

The Rubin Museum's Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room. Photo by David De Armas Photography, Courtesy of the Rubin Museum of Art. The Rubin Museum of Art in New York plans to reopen to the public on September 12. Visit the museum website for guidelines, updates and timed tickets.  A visitor highlight will be the new installation, The Lotus Effect, comprising folded lotuses submitted by the public as symbols of gratitude and compassion. The Rubin hopes to be an oasis during this difficult time. “We know that the art and ideas from our collection serve as a source of comfort for many during these uncertain