Cast Icons: Preserving Sacred Traditions

This exhibition presents over 100 religious images and crosses made from various copper alloys and decorated with multicolor enamel and gilt. The variety of forms, iconography, design and decoration of these icons and crosses, created by Old Believer communities from the 18th through 20th centuries features images of patron saints, personal crosses and skladen icons […] Read More


Discovering 20th Century Russian Masters: Nicolai Fechin

This 20th century Russian-American artist is renowned as much for his impressionistic scenes of the American southwest as for his Russian roots. Features paintings on loan from Russian and American museums and private collections. The fourth in the series Discovering 20th Century Russian Masters, this exhibition illustrates the artist’s impeccable skill as a draftsman, his […] Read More


The Anniversary Celebration: A Decade of Russian Art and Culture

Join The Museum of Russian Art in celebrating its 10th anniversary! Featuring highlights from the permanent collection, as well as favorites from past beloved exhibitions, including Milkmaids Novella, by Nikolai Baskakov, this exhibition demonstrates why The Museum of Russian Art has quickly grown to be known as a gem worthy of discovery and a unique […] Read More

Working on a mosaic of Lenin, 1967

Photography from the USSR: Soviet Life, Russian Reality

This exhibition presents over fifty photographs from the four final decades of the Soviet era. Drawn from the collection of Thomas Werner, professor and director of the BFA program at New York's Parsons New School for Design, these black-and-white images show Soviet citizens in social, educational, and familial settings that both conformed to the dictates […] Read More

Taille Directe: Sculptures by Naum Mogilevsky

This display of human-form sculptures in The Museum of Russian Art’s Fireside Gallery features fourteen works by Naum Mogilevsky.  The sculptures were recently added to the Museum’s growing permanent collection through a generous gift from Marsha Shisman and the artist’s nephew, Boris Mogilevsky and are on view for the very first time publicly. <!--more-->Sculptor Naum […] Read More