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Faces of War: Russia in World War I (1914-1918)

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, March 13, 2016

The multimedia exhibition Faces of War: Russia in World War I (1914-1918) will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russian archives and museums, as well as collections from seven countries.

This major exhibition at The Museum of Russian Art is held in collaboration with The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, The Federal Archival Agency of the Russian Federation, The Russian State Archives, The State Museum and Exhibition Center “ROSIZO” in association with The Russian Historical and Military History Societies. Partners include collections in Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Serbia, Germany, and the U.S. (Minnesota Military Museum, the Foundation of Russian History) as well as private collectors.Faces of War: Russia in World War I presents the story of WWI as a historical drama of epic proportions that brought incalculable destruction and suffering to millions of people. The exhibition highlights the fate of soldiers and officers who were killed and maimed in WWI and highlights the fate of Russia’s military during World War I.

Additional support for Faces of War: Russia in World War I has been provided by the Bentson Foundation, Target, Michael & Catherine DeMane Foundation, The Russian Nobility Association in America, TMK IPSCO, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Olga Klimova, DRG International, DRG Tech Systems, DRG Biomed, The Emabssy of the Russian Federation in Washington, D.C., and The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle, WA.