You are invited to the opening reception of Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Eggs. Complimentary Russian tea and chocolates will be served. Seating is limited, reserve your space today. Click for more information.
The Museum of Russian Art presents, Unknown Fabergè:New Finds and Re-discoveries, a lecture by art historian, Marilyn Swezey. In the years following the Russian revolution, the art objects produced by the renowned jewelry firm of Fabergè were scattered abroad, sold by the early Soviet state, or hidden away by people to whom they belonged. In addition to the hundreds of jeweled pieces seen in museum collections today, many more just disappeared over the years. With the passage of time, some of these lost objects are re-emerging. Of particular interest is the recent find of an Imperial Easter egg in a rural town in the Midwest. In this illustrated lecture, Marilyn Swezey will explore some of these Faberge objects that have recently come to light. To register, click here!
The Museum of Russian Art and a consortium of Minnesota colleges and universities will host an Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium at the Museum on Saturday, February 21 from 3:30 to 7:45 pm. The symposium will take place in connection with the Museum’s exhibition, Life on the Edge of the Forest: Russian Traditions in Wood. Seven students will each present a 15-minute presentation, with a Q&A at the end of each panel. Student presentations will address a theme of the Russian forest and its role in Russian history and culture. The symposium is open to students in any field with an interest in the history and culture of Russia, including but not limited to history, art, theater, dance and literature. To register, click here!
The Museum of Russian Art invites you to attend the opening reception for: Russian-American Artists in Minnesota Complimentary tea and chocolates will be served. Space is limited; registration required. Click for more details.
The Friends of The Museum of Russian Art Present: Warm Up Your Winter with a Taste of Russian Classics with soprano Karin Wolvertin and lunch at St. Petersburg Restaurant. Ms. Wolvertin has enjoyed a successful career on both the concert and opera stage. A frequent quest of both the Minnesota Orchestra and the Minnesota Opera, she made her Carnegie Hall debut recently. Her leading role in the Minnesota Opera’s world premier performance of “Silent Night” was part of the Opera’s Pulitzer Prize winning event.
Looking for something to occupy your children on a day free from school? Come to a special tour arranged by our docents to give your students a creative opportunity to explore art and the museum. Each tour will engage the children in a process of understanding the art piece and incorporating its dynamics into personal experience. At each time tours will be available for grades 1-3 and 4-5. Limit: 10 children per tour with adults. Click for more registration information.
The Museum of Russian Art invites you to attend: A Russian Winter Celebration Concert featuring music from Russia’s most acclaimed composers Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov. Featuring Helen Chang Haertzen, violin, Pitnarry Shin, cello, and Denis Evstuhin, piano.