Ukraine Defiant: Paintings by Elena Kalman

TMORA is honored to present the exhibition of paintings by the Ukrainian-born artist Elena Kalman created in support of the Ukrainian struggle against the aggressive assault of the Putin regime. These twelve eight-foot long works on paper memorialize twelve months of the war through striking imagery and masterful brushwork. Kalman began painting them on February 24, 2022, to follow in the […] Read more

A Man from the Balkans: Divine Art by Fr. Emilian Glocar 

Collection of Maureen and Sharon Messer Dispersed across Midwestern private homes and churches, Emilian Glocar’s works are hidden gems of sacred art. Painted with childlike ease, unaffectedness and, at the same time, modernist sensibilities, they occupy a unique place among myriads of religious icons created in the past two millennia of Christian iconography. TMORA presents paintings, both […] Read more

Travel with the Museum: Baltic Cruise 2023

Join TMORA on a Baltic Cruise! SEPTEMBER 6 – 22, 2023 Join TMORA on a Baltic Cruise experience that includes the three former Soviet-held countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Think cobbled streets filled with jumbles of bicycles, ornate palaces that date back centuries and untamed beauty as far as the eye can see. Think […] Read more

The Museum of Russian Art recognized for excellence – American Alliance of Museums

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Ephemeral and Eternal: Holiday Paper Ornaments from the Soviet Union

Our annual holiday show focuses on ornaments and holiday accoutrements made from or printed on paper.  On display in the Lower Gallery are garlands, tree ornaments, postcards, posters, photographs, newspapers, and magazines produced in the USSR before 1966. Inexpensive and short-lived, paper ornaments are more vulnerable to the inexorable effects of time than items made from sturdier materials, and […] Read more