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.
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).
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.
The Museum of Russian Art has partnered with the American Swedish Institute (ASI) to present master birch bark artist, Vladimir Yarish. The love of birchbark weaving extends from Sweden across the Baltic Sea to Russia. As an introduction to Vladimir Yarish’s workshops at ASI, The Museum of Russian Art hosts the talented Russian birch bark artist for an opening talk in the TMORA Main Gallery.
Join us for an evening of Shostakovich and Beethoven performed by the Atrium String Quartet from St. Petersburg, Russia.
Join us for A Night at the Opera, an unforgettable musical experience featuring some of the most popular operatic arias and art songs by Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff performed by one of the most renowned Russian baritones Vladislav Sulimsky joined by pianist Denis Evstuhin.