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October 2017

Fifty Russian Winters – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, October 21 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Fifty Russian Winters: An American Woman’s Life in the Soviet Union by Margaret Wettlin Led by Marie Grubisich, TMORA Docent REGISTER A gripping account of Soviet life as experienced by an American who lived for 50 years on an absolutely equal basis with Russians. Packed with details of everyday life from giving birth in a Soviet hospital to living in a Moscow communal apartment. Forced to give up her American citizenship during Stalin's reign, Wettlin was coerced into becoming an informant for the…

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TMORA After-Hours Tour Series: Spirits and Dark Tales

Wednesday, October 25 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Enjoy The Museum of Russian Art after-hours!   Gather your friends and join us.  Reserve in advance as space is limited.   Doors will open at 5:30pm, Ghost stories will begin at 6:00pm. TMORA After-Hours Tour Series: Spirits and Dark Tales Wednesday, October 25th - 6:00pm Admission:  $15  |  TMORA Members:  $12 Russian tradition is rich with fairytales, folklore, myth and legend.  Join us for an after-hours event for adults where docent Katherine Goertz will regale you with tales of  ghosts,…

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All Hallows’ Eve at the Opera

Saturday, October 28 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 - $30

The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present, as a part of the TMORA Classical Music Series, All Hallows' Eve at the Opera featuring Mlada Khudoley, soprano  Denis Evstuhin, piano Enjoy a special All Hallows' Eve concert experience at The Museum of Russian Art. Featuring internationally-renowned musicians Mlada Khudoley and Denis Evstuhin, you'll revel in music inspired by dark legends and tales.  Enjoy works by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Shostakovich, Wagner, Verdi and more.  It will surely be a night to…

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November 2017

Matryoshka: The Nesting Doll – Opening Reception

Friday, November 10 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Please join us in celebrating the opening of Matryoshka: The Nesting Doll at The Museum of Russian Art!   5:30 - 7:30  |  The Museum of Russian Art  |  FREE REGISTER HERE The evening will feature remarks by the Director, Curator, and special guests - as well as cider, tea, and Russian goodies.  Bring the whole family! Matryoshka, a painted wooden nesting doll, is familiar to many as the quintessential Russian souvenir. Pulled apart, the Matryoshka spills out smaller figures, each…

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Russia’s Revolution: 100 Years and Counting – Round Table & Discussion

Monday, November 13 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$10 - $15

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you to a Round Table and Discussion: Russia's Revolution:  100 Years and Counting   Roundtable Participants: Thomas Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute of International Studies, University of Minnesota-Duluth Nicholas Hayes, Professor of History, University Chair in Critical Thinking, St. John's University Theofanis Stavrou, Professor of History, Director, Modern Greek Studies, University of Minnesota Vladimir von Tsurikov, Director, The Museum of Russian Art Wayne Merry, Senior Fellow for…

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Marina Tsvetaeva – An Evening of Poetry and Music

Friday, November 17 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 - $18

The Museum of Russian Art is honored to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the birth of one of the most prominent 20th century Russian poets - Marina Tsvetaeva The evening will feature music and poetry by a cadre of performers, exemplifying the magical world of Tsvetaeva's poetry.  Performances will be in both Russian and English.  We hope you will join us! Marina Tsvetaeva - An Evening of Poetry and Music Friday, November 17th  |  7:00pm   General Admission:  $18  |…

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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, November 18 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking:  A Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya Von Bremzen Led by Deborah McKnight, TMORA Docent Registration opens October 23rd, 2017 - This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment where eighteen families shared one kitchen. She sang odes to Lenin, black-marketeered Juicy Fruit gum at school, watched her father brew moonshine, and, like most Soviet citizens, longed for a taste of the…

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December 2017

Holocaust in Lithuania: A Bold Call for Historical Truth – A Presentation by Ruta Vanagaite

Monday, December 4 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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                                       The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA), Russian-American Jews in Minnesota (RAJMN), and Jewish Community Relations Council - Minnesota & the Dakotas (JCRC) invite you to a presentation by best-selling Lithuanian author: RUTA VANAGAITE Holocaust in Lithuania: A Bold Call for Historical Truth     Ruta Vanagaite’s third best-selling book Mūsiškiai; Kelionė Su Priešu (Our People; Journey With an Enemy), co-authored with the…

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Celebrate the Season – Magnum Chorum in Concert

Friday, December 15 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 - $30

The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present, as a part of the TMORA Classical Series, Celebrate the Season - Magnum Chorum in Concert  O Light Divine!  Magnum Chorum illuminates the miracle of Christmas in a stunning program exploring iconic music of Russia, Sweden and the Baltic region.  You’ll savor Kopylov’s Heavenly Light, a soaring Hymn to the Lord and Hymn to the Virgin by Alexander Levine, Chesnokov’s Gabriel Appeared, music by Gretchaninoff, and excerpts from Rachmaninoff’s All Night Vigil.  You’ll hear an electrifying Ave Maris Stella by Polish composer Lukazewski, the luminous…

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January 2018

Gentleman in Moscow – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Led by Pat Spaulding, TMORA Docent Registration opens January 2, 2018 - This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. A Gentleman in Moscow is the utterly entertaining second novel from the author of Rules of Civility. Amor Towles skillfully transports us to The Metropol, the famed Moscow hotel where movie stars and Russian royalty hobnob, where Bolsheviks plot revolutions and intellectuals discuss the merits of contemporary Russian writers, where spies spy, thieves thieve and the…

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An Evening of Chamber Music – featuring Denis Evstuhin and Musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra

Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 - $30

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present, as a part of the TMORA Classical Music Series, An Evening of Chamber Music Featuring Denis Evstuhin and Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra Join us for an exquisite evening of music featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Arensky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and more!   BUY SEASON PASS - CONCERT TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON   Russian pianist Denis Evstuhin has earned international acclaim for his vibrant artistry, remarkable sound quality and brilliant virtuosity by audiences and critics…

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February 2018

Lenin on the Train – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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  Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 10:30am |  The Museum of Russian Art Lenin on the Train by Catherine Merridale Led by Ruth Ann Benson, TMORA Docent Registration opens January 13, 2018.  This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. In April 1917, as the Russian Tsar Nicholas II’s abdication sent shockwaves across war-torn Europe, the future leader of the Bolshevik revolution Vladimir Lenin was far away, exiled in Zurich. When the news reached him, Lenin immediately resolved to return…

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March 2018

The Romanov Bride – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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The Romanov Bride by Robert Alexander Led by Wendi Sott, TMORA Docent  Registration opens February 26, 2018 - This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Book groups and historical fiction buffs have made Robert Alexander's two previous novels word-of-mouth favorites and national bestsellers. Set against a backdrop of Imperial Russia's twilight, The Romanov Bride has the same enduring appeal. The Grand Duchess Elisavyeta's story begins like a fairy tale-a German princess renowned for her beauty and kind heart marries…

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April 2018

Julian Gargiulo in Concert

Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 - $30

The Museum of Russian Art is please to present, as a part of the TMORA Classical Music Series, Julian Gargiulo in Concert Join us in the main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art for an exciting concert by pianist, composer, and recording artist, Julian Gargiulo.  A charming and dynamic artist, he has performed all over the world to both public and critical acclaim.  The evening will include works from the classical repertoire, several tango transcriptions, as well as some…

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June 2018

Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 6:00 pm - Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Please join us for the celebration of “Days of Russian Culture” at The Museum of Russian Art. As an annual tradition, TMORA will host an array of events celebrating Russian Culture.  The greatest Russian poet, Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin was born on June 6, a day that was widely used in the Russian diaspora to celebrate Days of Russian Culture.  This date also marks the “Day of Russian language” in Russia.  The celebration will also conclude with a concert on June…

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Russian Fireworks: A Gala Performance of Classical Masterpieces

Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 - $30

The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present, as a part of the TMORA Classical Series, Russian Fireworks A spectacular performance featuring the most prominent musicians of Minnesota performing the greatest highlights of Russian classics. Celebrate the final night of Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art with an extravaganza of classical music.  Featuring a cadre of incredible musicians at the helm, you'll experience the best in Russian classical masterpieces. BUY SEASON PASS - CONCERT TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON  

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