Though it’s been 51 years since Dr. Judy Rubin had her television debut as the “Art Lady” on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Fred Rogers impact on Rubin’s career remains.
Rubin was reluctant to go on television at first, but video is now one of the main ways the renowned art therapist and psychologist demonstrates the power of art therapy.
We sat down with Rubin during her visit to Emporia State University to discuss her time as the “Art Lady” on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” in the late sixties, and how we might honor Rogers’ legacy.
Footage from "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" courtesy of Dr. Judy Rubin.
Kansas City PBS - KCPT, Kansas City