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Shirah Rubin is an artist, educator, and consultant working from a studio in Boston, MA. She creates sculpture and socially engaged community-based art. With over twenty years of experience teaching art to adults, high school students, elementary school student, Shirah has a keen understanding of creativity and human development. As a result, she is able to inspire and challenge participants accordingly. Shirah founded Co-Imagine Arts, which supports leaders, group organizers, and participants in utilizing the arts as a transformative tool for creativity, personal growth, and community engagement. She tailors her unique arts workshops to the custom needs of diverse groups and individuals.


The Alchemy of Art and Play at the Piano Gallery, Boston​

793 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118

Friday,1/26 – Sunday, 2/11/24

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 27 from 3 pm to 6 pm


I am pleased to share the news that my piece “Contemplative Playground: Awaken the Inner Gem,” was accepted. This exhibition illuminates the dynamic interplay between art and play, showcasing how artists leverage experimentation with various mediums and a playful mindset to transform those materials into captivating and thought-provoking masterpieces. 

Organized by Claudia Fiks

Juried by Sage Brousseau and  Laura Petrovich-Cheney

Hope Diaries Exhibition Opening at Hebrew College

1860 Washington St, Newton, MA 02466

1/18 – 2/29/24

Opening reception 1/28/24 at 11 am

The exhibit features diary covers created by Boston-based fifth through eighth graders, reflecting on what hope means and what gives them hope — these Hope Diaries were sent to the Jewish Israeli and Israeli Arab students at the Hand-in-Hand School in Haifa. In the midst of these very difficult times, this project delivers a message of hope to students in Israel through art created by students in Boston. Projects developed and workshops were facilitated by Shirah Rubin. Funded by CJP and Hebrew College. Curated by Deborah Feinstein and the Hebrew College Arts Initiative.

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"Plus One" Bromfield Artists and their invited guests   

1/31- 2/25/24

Bromfield Gallery
450 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

Opening Reception: Friday 2/2, 6-8 pm

Gallery Hours: Wed - Sun, 12-5


Book Co-Imagine Arts Collaborative Workshops for 2024 here


Would you like to build engaging professional development opportunities for your organization with groups using the creative process? Contact me for more information on Collaborative Art Workshops for communities to connect through art-making.

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