Michelle Massey

“Learning how to move like a Russian” – Star Tribune 9.10.18

Children attended an interactive experience with Moscow Ballet Ballerina, Bogdana Kopiy, at the Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. The children explored movement with Kopiy and learned a Russian folk dance, listened to the story of the Great Russian Nutcracker, and did craft projects as part of the event. The […] Read More

A Country in Porcelain: Figurines from the Soviet Era

Featuring  over eighty rare porcelain pieces, this exhibition presents three-dimensional artworks produced by Soviet porcelain  factories in Leningrad, Dulevo, Verbilki, and other regional centers.. Deftly painted figurines of Soviet Red Army soldiers, revolutionary sailors, collective farmers, children, and more recreate a diminutive replica of a country that installed an all-encompassing socialist project in 1917 and disappeared […] Read More

Installation updates! TMORA will be closed Sunday, September 2nd through Friday, September 7th for the installation of our newest exhibitions

Exciting things are happening in the galleries of TMORA!  The museum will be closed September 2-7, 2018 for installation of our newest exhibitions […] Read More

WCCO-TV | CBS Minnesota named TMORA one of the five best Museums in Minneapolis!

WCCO-TV | CBS Minnesota named The Museum of Russian Art one of the five best Museums in Minneapolis.  It is an honor to be listed amongst such a distinguished list!   https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2018/08/03/best-museums-in-minneapolis/   […] Read More

Florence Classical Arts Academy: An Exhibition of Student Works

A pop-up exhibition of student works from the Florence Classical Arts Academy  will be on view in TMORA’s Main Gallery from July 26 through August 2, 2018.  The exhibition will include ten drawings in the academic tradition demonstrating rigorous training and remarkable technical skill characteristic of academic art style.     […] Read More