Past Events


Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium

The Museum of Russian Art and a consortium of Minnesota colleges and universities will host an Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium at TMORA. Click ‘read more’ for a detailed itinerary of the event.

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Landscape of Exile – A lecture by Joan Afferica

In conjunction with the exhibition Eva Levina-Rozengolts: Reflections on a Siberian Exile, The Museum of Russian Art invites you to attend: Landscape of Exile A lecture by Joan Afferica. Sunday, February 9, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Click ‘read more’ for details.

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St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral Choir at TMORA

The Museum of Russian Art has partnered with the St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral choir to awaken your Russian soul this season. On Saturday, December 14th visitors to The Museum will enjoy two performances by the St. Mary’s Choir at no extra charge.

Performances will be at 2:00 PM and again at 3:00 PM and last approximately 20 minutes.

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Lecture: Edward Kasinec – Romanov’s Art & Armand’s Hammer

Edward Kasinec takes a closer look at the early career of the single most important figure in 20th century Russian-American cultural and economic contacts, Armand Hammer, M.D. This richly illustrated talk focuses on Hammer’s collecting of paintings, decorative arts, books and manuscripts during his stay in Soviet Russia in the 1920s, and his “creative” marketing and sale of these objects in post-depression America. Click ‘read more’ for more details.

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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Orpheum Theater

The Moscow Ballet will perform the world-famous Nutcracker Ballet at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis on December 6 & 7. TMORA hosted auditions for the youth ballet dancers that will take part in this year’s performance. You can read more and purchase tickets by visiting the Orpheum’s website or by clicking here.

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November 14 – Give to the Max Day

Mark your calendars – November 14 is Give to the Max Day! Help us reach our goal of $5,000 this year for exhibition development! The Museum of Russian Art’s Board of Trustees has created a matching grant program: click ‘read more’ for more detailed information on how you can help!

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