Past Exhibitions

Stage Designs by Vera Mednikova: From Pushkin to Hawthorne

Lower Gallery 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, […] Read More

Born in the USSR: Paintings of Childhood and Youth

Saturday, March 4th – Friday, September 29th *The mezzanine gallery will close to begin its transformation on Friday, September 29th.  The main gallery will remain open until October 7th, featuring the paintings of Born in the USSR: Paintings of Childhood and Youth.  Admission will be reduced while certain parts of the gallery are closed*   […] Read More

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

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

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