The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) and a consortium of Minnesota colleges and universities invite undergraduate and graduate students to take part in an Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium to be held at TMORA on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Recent participants have represented Macalester College, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota, the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, and St. Olaf College.
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.