Past Exhibitions

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Stage Designs by Vera Mednikova: From Pushkin to Hawthorne

The exhibition presents set and costume designs by Vera Mednikova, covering the period from 1969 to 1988. Mednikova’s theatrical career is shared, almost equally, between the Russian and American theater worlds. Vera studied at the prestigious Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music, and Cinematography and, after her graduation, worked in the city of Sverdlovsk, where she […] Read More

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A Whale Off the Coast of Norway and Other Encounters – Alexander Voitsekhovsky

Alexander Voitsekhovsky's "A Whale Off the Coast of Norway and Other Encounters"  On view in the Lower Gallery - November 10-13, 2016 TMORA is honored to welcome Russian artist Alexander Voitsekhovsky - illustrator to works by such diverse writers as Pushkin, Hillaire-Belloc and Dostoyevsky. His latest book "A Whale off the Coast of Norway and Other […] Read More

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Leon Hushcha

The Art of Leon Hushcha The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to announce a very special limited engagement of The Art of Leon Hushcha.  Long considered one of the most prolific painters in the Midwest, Leon Hushcha takes pride in making Minneapolis his home.  Hushcha is an impressionist and superb colorist, whose distinct stylistic […] Read More

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Artistic Underground in the Late Soviet Era

The exhibition Artistic Underground in the Late Soviet Era brings together a provocative selection of nonconformist works, unfolding a striking variety of styles and personalities. Drawn almost entirely from the TMORA collection, the show features twenty artists that include some of the movement’s most renowned, Vladimir Nemukhin, Oleg Vassiliev, Ilya Kabakov, Ernst Neizvestny, Eduard Shteinberg, […] Read More

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Winter Holidays in Russia

    New Year Ornaments, 1950s-1960s Various producers, USSR Collection of Kim Balaschak Lower Gallery, November 19, 2016 – January 22, 2017   The exhibition Winter Holidays in Russia uncovers the rich story of the country’s winter holiday traditions, from the late Imperial period to the present. Drawing upon the collections of Kim Balaschak and […] Read More