Past Exhibitions

A Parliament of Owls: Children’s Art from Russia

A Parliament of Owls: Children’s Art from Russia March 7 – October 18, 2020 Fireside Gallery Organized in partnership with the International Owl Center in Houston, Minnesota, this exhibition presents children’s artworks submitted to the owl art contest, held by the Center for young people under 18 from across the globe.  Owls large and small, […] Read more

Vladimir Dikarev: Poetic Surrealism

Vladimir Dikarev: Poetic Surrealism On view in the Lower Gallery February 8 – June 7, 2020  The solo exhibition of Vladimir Dikarev’s art at The Museum of Russian Art features thirty-one paintings in a variety of media. Created between 1990 and 2019, they present a fascinating body of work that bridges continents and political regimes. […] Read more

Christmas with the Tsars

Christmas with the Tsars On view in the Lower Gallery November 16, 2019 – January 26, 2020  Drawing on the Museum’s rich collections of holiday ornaments and memorabilia as well as loaned works, Christmas with the Tsars presents the story of winter holidays in Russia during the reign of the Romanov dynasty. On view are rare Imperial-era […] Read more

After the Explosion: Documenting Chernobyl

After the Explosion: Documenting Chernobyl On view in the Fireside Gallery September 14, 2019 – February 23, 2020  The exhibition After the Explosion: Documenting Chernobyl presents a unique collection of photographs of the cleanup of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, through the eyes of a participant. The images originate from the archive of Major General Nikolai […] Read more

Mystical Imprints: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn

Mystical Imprints: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn On view in the Mezzanine Gallery September 14, 2019 – March 22, 2020 Mystical Imprints: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn presents the print work of three prominent 20th century Jewish artists born in the Russian Empire. Among these seventy pieces are etchings and lithographs from Chagall’s Bible series, Ben-Zion’s full 1980 […] Read more