Past Exhibitions

Vladimir School of Painting

    The exhibition will uncover the unique regional art style that emerged in the town of Vladimir (120 miles east of Moscow) in the 1960s and 1970s. Festive and vibrantly colorful, the works of Vladimir artists were a striking contrast to subdued, albeit well balanced, color palettes of the masters of official Soviet art. […] Read More

Russian Sacred Art: Connecting Heaven and Earth

  The exhibition Russian Sacred Art will bring together more than fifty 19th century icons and other religious objects, drawing on a significant private American collection of icons. Of all the treasures of sacred Russian art, 19th century icons are the least well-known and appreciated.   The exhibition Russian Sacred Art is the first presentation in […] Read More

Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects

Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects This exhibition of exquisite objects from a private collection (on extended loan and a promised gift to the Georgia Museum of Art) shows how the Romanov family of Russian rulers commissioned, used and distributed gifts to solidify its hold on power. It includes portrait paintings, military medals and orders, statuettes, icons, […] Read More

The Siege of Leningrad

Photo is from the Collection of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, Russia Leningrad during the Siege, 1941–1944. Collection of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, Russia. Lower Gallery February 18, 2017–June 3, 2017 The exhibition The Siege of Leningrad is a multimedia presentation of one of the most tragic events […] Read More

Stage Designs by Vera Mednikova: From Pushkin to Hawthorne

Lower Gallery The exhibition presents set and costume designs by Vera Mednikova, covering the period from 1969 to 1988. Mednikova’s theatrical career is shared, almost equally, between the Russian and American theater worlds. Vera studied at the prestigious Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music, and Cinematography and, after her graduation, worked in the city of Sverdlovsk, […] Read More