Archive for 2013


Holiday

Around the Tree: Holiday Traditions in the Soviet Era

Around the Tree: Holiday Traditions in the Soviet Era will bring together artworks and historical artifacts that highlight the unique traditions of the New Year celebration during Soviet rule, a period when Christmas was banned as a religious holiday. The display will include paintings, antique ornaments, masks and more. Click ‘read more’ for more details.

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The Romanovs: Legacy of an Empire Lost

The Museum of Russian Art announces The Romanovs: Legacy of an Empire Lost, an exhibition dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, to open November 16, 2013. In 1613, a sixteen-year-old Mikhail Romanov was elected Tsar of Russia, inaugurating a 300-year dynasty.

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Women in Soviet Art

Focusing on the representation and self-representation of women in Soviet art, this exhibition explores the roles and perspectives of women under the Soviet system from the 1950s–1980s.

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