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February 2020

TMORA and Nitka – Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota

Saturday, February 8 - Saturday, February 29

Join The Museum of Russian Art in Central Minnesota throughout the month of February! Contact the Morrison Country Historical Society at 320-632-4007 with additional questions.

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An Evening with Rain Taxi featuring Jeff Alessandrelli and Paula Cisewski

Thursday, February 20 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Join Rain Taxi and The Museum of Russian Art for an evening of absurdism and poetry guaranteed to stave off the winter blues.  All exhibitions at The Museum of Russian Art will be open for exploration during the event — a special treat for lovers of literature and art.  A reception will follow the event. This is a free event, but registration is requested. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScAHIGMy2vHngH3frxLU1cuuX1MunbRBbercRSM8xFWsBxAMg/viewform Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time…

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Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium

Saturday, February 22 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) and a consortium of Minnesota colleges and universities will host the seventh annual Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium. This event will take place in connection with TMORA's Main Gallery exhibition Soviet Posters from The Museum of Russian Art Collection. The exhibition brings together approximately sixty works by Soviet artists from the 1940s-1980s. Undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of disciplines with an interest in the history and culture of Russia will participate. Saturday, February…

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MN Orchestra Musicians in Concert at TMORA

Sunday, February 23 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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The Museum of Russian Art, in partnership with Minnesota Orchestra, is proud to present a special midday concert featuring works by Borodin, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich*. Please join us! Featuring Minnesota Orchestra Musicians: Natsuki Kumagai, Violin Ben Odhner, Violin Kenneth Freed, Viola Anthony Ross, Cello Concert will begin at 2:00pm in the beautiful main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art* Museum admission applies:  TMORA Members FREE  |  Regular admission $13  |  Senior Admission (65+) $11  |  Student Admission $5  |  Children…

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March 2020

SOLD OUT Beginning Russian Language Classes at TMORA

Saturday, March 7 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$270 – $300

The Museum of Russian Art presents our first series of beginning Russian language classes, taught by Elena Epshteyn. Registration opens February 9, 2020.   REGISTER Beginner’s level starts with learning the Russian alphabet, phonetics and developing basic reading skills.   The class will provide the knowledge of basic grammar patterns and vocabulary, covering essential aspects of everyday life, such as meeting people, getting around the city, shopping, visiting restaurants, using transportation, expressing intentions, speaking by phone, and communicating in social media. The…

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Opening – A Parliament of Owls: Children’s Art from Russia

Saturday, March 7 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $13

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you join us in celebrating the opening of: A Parliament of Owls: Children's Art from Russia Organized in partnership with the International Owl Center in Houston, Minnesota, this exhibition presents children’s artworks submitted to the owl art contest, held by the Center for young people under 18 from across the globe. Owls large and small, happy and sad, scary and friendly, were painted by youngsters from Russia, age 8 through 17.…

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A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid-Century Jewish Art

Wednesday, March 11 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $5

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid-Century Jewish Art A Presentation by Katherine Goertz This lecture by Katherine Goertz, curator of the exhibition Mystical Imprints: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn, will give an overview of the influential American Jewish art scene of the first half of the 20th century and discuss the spiritual and mystical in the work of Jewish artists, from Barnett Newman’s abstract Kabbalist meditations to Leonard…

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SOLD OUT Afternoon Tea at The Museum of Russian Art

Saturday, March 14 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$40 – $45

The Museum of Russian Art, in partnership with the Russian-American Business and Culture Council and Global Minnesota, presents Afternoon Tea at The Museum of Russian Art The experience of Afternoon Tea originated in 19th Century Britain, and became a favorite custom among high society in Russia and Europe.  We invite you to join us for a late afternoon seated meal of blini, finger sandwiches, pastries, and a full selection of teas with music and special presentations. You'll learn about Russian…

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April 2020

Opening Reception- Leaders and the Masses: Mega-Paintings from Soviet Ukraine

Friday, April 3 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $13

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you join us in celebrating the opening of: Leaders and the Masses: Mega-Paintings from Soviet Ukraine Inaugural Exhibition of the Jurii Maniichuk and Rose Brady Collection of The Museum of Russian Art Be the first to view this new exhibition before it opens to the public on April 4. Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment.  We hope you can join us! The exhibition features forty Soviet-era paintings, highlighting a remarkable…

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Osmo Vänskä and Erin Keefe in Concert

Sunday, April 5 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$55 – $65

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present Osmo Vänskä and Erin Keefe in Concert featuring Osmo Vänskä, clarinet - The Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra Erin Keefe, violin - Concertmaster, Minnesota Orchestra Denis Evstuhin, piano - Curator of Classical Music, The Museum of Russian Art The Museum of Russian Art invites you to experience an intimate afternoon concert in the Museum's Main Gallery featuring an incredible trio of renowned musicians. Seating is reserved. Free parking easily available…

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The Dazzling Light of Sunset (2016) at Northrop

Wednesday, April 22 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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FREE

The Museum of Russian Art is honored to partner with Northrop on this program in conjunction with The State Ballet of Georgia's mixed repertory. This documentary follows journalist Dariko and her sidekick Khaka as they report on local personalities and cultural events for a television station in a small town in the country of Georgia. While balancing vague threats from politicians looking for more favorable coverage to criticism from the community for not covering its corruption enough, the journalists must also try…

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The State Ballet of Georgia at Northrop

Wednesday, April 29 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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The Museum of Russian Art is honored to partner with Northrop on this exciting performance by The State Ballet of Georgia. Save 15% by using promo code TMORA Buy Tickets Online Or call:  612.624.2345 Seating Chart  Concerto Barocco Symphony in C Sagalobeli Rarely do U.S. audiences have the opportunity to see The State Ballet of Georgia. They appeared at Northrop in 2008, and Minneapolis is the only city they will visit in 2020. Under the artistic leadership of Nina Ananiashvili,…

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