Past Exhibitions

Winter Holidays in Russia

Winter Holidays in Russia Spanning a century of Russian winter holiday traditions, our seasonal exhibition features a remarkable selection of several hundred tree ornaments and other holiday items. The festive artifacts present Grandfather Frost, the Snow Maiden, Baba Yaga, and more.  Memory keepers, tree ornaments reflect changes in holiday celebrations during Russia’s turbulent 20th century.  Taking part […] Read more

A Country in Porcelain: Figurines from the Soviet Era

A Country in Porcelain: Figurines from the Soviet Era Featuring  over eighty rare porcelain pieces, this exhibition presents three-dimensional artworks produced by Soviet porcelain  factories in Leningrad, Dulevo, Verbilki, and other regional centers.. Deftly painted figurines of Soviet Red Army soldiers, revolutionary sailors, collective farmers, children, and more recreate a diminutive replica of a country that […] Read more

Florence Classical Arts Academy: An Exhibition of Student Works

A pop-up exhibition of student works from the Florence Classical Arts Academy  will be on view in TMORA’s Main Gallery from July 26 through August 2, 2018.  The exhibition will include ten drawings in the academic tradition demonstrating rigorous training and remarkable technical skill characteristic of academic art style.     […] Read more

Faces of Change: Artistic Expression by Natalia Berglund

Faces of Change: Artistic Expression by Natalia Berglund Minneapolis-based artist, Natalia Berglund’s solo exhibition at TMORA, presents a fresh perspective on one of art’s oldest genres. This exhibition attempts to forge links between the past and present by fusing elements of the traditional Russian religious icon with modern glamour and sensual portraiture that is omnipresent […] Read more

Architecture at the End of the Earth: William Craft Brumfield’s Photographs of the Russian North

Architecture at the End of the Earth William Craft Brumfield’s photographs of the Russian North Architecture at the End of the Earth explores the Russian North and its multifaceted architectural legacy through the photographs of the historian and photographer William Craft Brumfield. Over the past four decades, Brumfield has traveled extensively in Russia, documenting and […] Read more