Past Events

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Ladies Night Out at the Izba Gift Shop

Join us at the Izba gift shop for a fun, festive evening of shopping and camaraderie.  Discover new arrivals for the Holiday season, purchased especially for Ladies Night Out:  Solemate socks and fingerless mittens, Illume candles, Baltic amber from Vessel International and Boutique Scandinavia, Lidia’s Polish Pottery and much more! Click to learn more about the special offers and drawings that will be available.

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Give to the Max Day

Last year, generous donors like you helped raise over $20,000 for The Museum of Russian Art. This year, the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Russian Art has offered to match every donation up to $5,000 dollar-for-dollar. This is a fantastic way to support The Museum of Russian Art’s mission of education, enlightenment and engagement through the art of Russia! Schedule your donation today by clicking here!

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Meet the Artist: Alexander Viazmensky – SOLD OUT

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to meet the artist: Alexander Viazmensky Internationally known Botanical Watercolorist from St. Petersburg, Russia. Wednesday, November 5th – 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Alexander will give a short talk about his art and share stories from his mushroom hunting expeditions in Russia and the United States. View his watercolor exhibition in the Fireside Gallery, meet local mushroom growers and visit with representatives from the Minnesota School of Botanical Art.

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Russian Art Painting Classes Presented by TMORA and Simply Jane

The Museum of Russian Art has partnered with Simply Jane non-profit art center to offer: Russian Art Painting Classes for beginners and experienced painters on Wednesday, October 15th & Wednesday, November 19th (Register for one or both classes).

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Monroe Crossing – Live at The Museum of Russian Art

Join us for a once in a lifetime experience! The Museum of Russian Art presents its first ever bluegrass concert. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the United States and Canada. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the United States and Canada.

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Panel Discussion on Russia and Ukraine – SOLD OUT

The Museum of Russian Art will host a panel discussion that will focus on the current and mounting conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Negotiating a Protracted Conflict: Ukraine, August 1914 to The Present.

An exceptional panel of experts, moderated by Theofanis G. Stavrou, Professor of Modern Russian History at the University of Minnesota, will discuss the challenges facing Ukraine, Russia, Europe, indeed the world, as the crisis in Ukraine is increasingly taking on characteristics of a protracted conflict. SOLD OUT

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Duo Parnas with Denis Evstuhin

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present Duo Parnas  – debut in Minnesota, with Denis Evstuhin, piano. Featuring music by

Beethoven, Shostakovich, Auerbach & Arensky.

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