Current Exhibitions

Architecture at the End of the Earth: William Craft Brumfield’s Photographs of the Russian North

Architecture at the End of the Earth William Craft Brumfield’s photographs of the Russian North Architecture at the End of the Earth explores the Russian North and its multifaceted architectural legacy through the photographs of the historian and photographer William Craft Brumfield. Over the past four decades, Brumfield has traveled extensively in Russia, documenting and […] Read More

The Art of Leon Hushcha: Balancing Act

The Art of Leon Hushcha:  Balancing Act Saturday, March 10 – Saturday, September 1, 2018 on view in the Mezzanine Gallery Leon Hushcha’s solo exhibition at TMORA delves into the work of the Minneapolis-based artist whose bold polychromatic visualizations have earned much recognition regionally and nationally.  Bringing together Hushcha’s early and recent paintings, as well as his figurative and […] Read More

Art in Conflict

Art in Conflict Saturday, March 10 – Saturday, September 1, 2018 on view in the Main Gallery   The exhibition Art in Conflict presents approximately forty Soviet-era works drawn exclusively from the permanent collection of The Museum of Russian Art. Juxtaposing non-conformist and Socialist Realist approaches, the display unfolds conflicting perspectives that dominated the multifaceted […] Read More

Matryoshka: The Nesting Doll

Matryoshka: The Nesting Doll November 10th, 2017 – Saturday, August 11, 2018 on view in the Lower Gallery   Matryoshka, a painted wooden nesting doll, is familiar to many as the quintessential Russian souvenir. Pulled apart, the Matryoshka spills out smaller figures, each one inside a larger doll, until the tiniest one is revealed. Matryoshka […] Read More

“Milkmaids, Novella” at The IZBA

We are thrilled to announce the installation of “Milkmaids, Novella” by Nikolai Nikolaevich Baskalov, 1962 in its new home at IZBA Museum Store at The Museum of Russian Art.  Come visit this magnificent work (a favorite by many), enjoy a cup of tea, and immerse in Russian art and culture […] Read More