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Opening Reception – Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects
Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFREE
The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you to the opening reception of
Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects
Join us in celebrating the opening of this new exhibition at The Museum of Russian Art.
June 10th | 6:30-8:30pm
Featuring a spotlight performance by Denis Evstuhin, Curator of Music at The Museum of Russian Art.
Enjoy a cash bar while exploring the galleries. Free admission.
This exhibition of exquisite objects from a private collection (on extended loan and a promised gift to the Georgia Museum of Art) shows how the Romanov family of Russian rulers commissioned, used and distributed gifts to solidify its hold on power. It includes portrait paintings, military medals and orders, statuettes, icons, snuff boxes and objects made by Fabergé, among many other items.
Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens. This exhibition is generously supported by the Fraser-Parker Foundation, the W. Newton Morris Charitable Foundation and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art. All objects in it are on loan from a private collection unless otherwise indicated.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation.