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Muse Salon: Music, Food & Conversation at The Museum of Russian Art

Join us for an evening of music, conversation, appetizers, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. The Museum of Russian Art and Muse Salon, in collaboration with the Alliance Française de Minneapolis/St. Paul, and The University of Minnesota’s Campus Club, announce a trilogy of events, that will trace the existential journey of a 20th-century artist, stumbling from the Old World onto the path towards modernity. 

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A Reading of Russian Literature & Sampling of Russian Tea

Noted Twin Cities actor, Terry Hempleman will read select short stories and poetry from three of Russia’s most famous literary figures including Pushkin, Turgenev, and Chekhov. A ten-minute discussion will follow the readings. Complimentary Kuzmi tea and sushki will be offered.

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Tours for Children August 7 & 21

Attention Parents & Grandparents! Are you looking for a fun and educational experience for kids this summer? TMORA is offering four summer tours designed for children ages 5-8 years old. Docents will guide children through one exhibition; Russian Samovars or Imperial Porcelain Eggs. Adult chaperons are asked to join the tours. 

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Russian Art Painting Class and Summer Camp

The Museum of Russian Art and Simply Jane’s Art Center offer you: Russian Painting Classes For beginning and experienced painters Offering Two Classes: Thursday July 9 and Thursday, August 13, 12:30 to 4:00 PM (class meets at the Museum at 12:30 pm).

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An Evening of Russian Guitar with Daniel & Adrian Volovets

Guitarist Daniel Volovets will perform a program of music deeply rooted in Russian culture, including arrangements of Russian folk music, romances, Soviet-era pieces, and his original compositions. Trained by the renowned Russian guitarist Anatoly Shapiro, Daniel has been performing classical, flamenco, jazz, Brazilian, and Russian music for over 15 years. He will be joined by brother, Adrian Volovets, on violin, flute and tenor saxophone.

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