Since its 2005 founding, the Rubin Center has made a name for itself as an outpost for the production and exhibition of experimental contemporary art in a geographically isolated border region. It has hosted more than 150 exhibitions and special projects, presented public lectures and conducted workshops for students of all ages, offering the community a direct experience with practitioners from around the globe. Uniquely bilingual and bicultural, its location enables it to partner with artists, institutions and community organizations in both Juarez and El Paso.
“The Foundation’s commitment to supporting artists by funding the institutions that incubate, encourage, exhibit and critically engage their work is unwavering. Non-profit arts organizations face profound challenges due to the political, economic, social and cultural upheavals of our current moment. At the same time, and more than ever, artists need the supportive community and creative encouragement that these organizations provide.”
Joel Wachs, President