Michelle Massey

Medieval Russian Sailboats

The pop-up exhibition of Medieval Russian Sailboats presents twenty models of Russian sailboats and traditional wooden houses from the collection of Captain Sergey Sinelnik, the Honored Traveler of Russia. The exhibition is on view in the Main Gallery from May 22 through June 6, 2021. The highlight of the show is the model of the Pilgrim, the sailboat […] Read more

Artel Dolls, Soviet Russia, 1920s

This exhibition presents forty dolls from the collection of Museum co-founder, Susan Johnson, and from the TMORA collection. The dolls on display are known as stockinette dolls. Stockinette dolls are a type of rag doll, with wire armature bodies covered in stockinette, a soft knitted silk or cotton. Dressed in sarafans and other traditional peasant outfits, these hand-made […] Read more

Paintings by Geli Korzhev: Soviet Idealist+Iconoclast

This exhibition presents numerous oil paintings by the prominent Soviet and post-Soviet era artist, drawn from private American collections.  Geli Korzhev (1925-2012) was one of the leading masters of post-WWII Soviet art. He received his art training at  Moscow’s prestigious Surikov Art Institute, graduating from the studio of Sergei Gerasimov in 1950. Korzhev entered the Soviet art scene […] Read more

The Permanent Collection Gallery

  For the first time in its two decades in operation, The Museum of Russian Art is dedicating one of its four galleries to the display of the Museum’s permanent collection. The exposition includes examples of Soviet-era art donated to the Museum by its founder Ray Johnson, as well as large representative pieces of Socialist […] Read more

Ekaterina Khromin: The Art of Synergism

  The exhibition brings together the most recent work by Ekaterina Khromin, a Russian-American artist from Miami, with an art studio set up amidst the picturesque Catskill Mountains in New York State.  The majority of paintings in this exhibition are executed in the technique that the artist defines as Synergism. Synergism merges sculpture’s capacity to […] Read more