Past Exhibitions

Masquerade for New Year

  The exhibition Masquerade for New Year unfolds the story of New Year celebrations in Soviet Russia. The exhibition features a rich display of New Year masks, tree ornaments, family photographs, Grandfather Frost figurines, and other related materials from the late 1930s through 1960s. These rare and fascinating objects are drawn from Kim Balaschak’s extensive donation to […] Read more

Leaders and the Masses: Mega Paintings from Soviet Ukraine

Leaders and the Masses: Mega Paintings from Soviet Ukraine Inaugural Exhibition of the Jurii Maniichuk and Rose Brady Collection of The Museum of Russian Art June 29, 2020 – February 7, 2021 Main and Mezzanine Galleries The exhibition features thirty-seven Soviet-era paintings, highlighting a remarkable recent donation to the museum from the Jurii Maniichuk and Rose Brady Collection. Rose […] Read more

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