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

Soviet Posters from TMORA Collection

Soviet Posters from TMORA Collection On view in the Main Gallery September 14, 2019 – February 23, 2020 The exhibition Soviet Posters from TMORA Collection brings together approximately sixty works by Soviet artists from the 1940s-1980s. This first exhibition of Soviet posters housed by TMORA draws on several private donations, now in the museum’s permanent collection. […] Read more

TMORA Announces New Executive Director & President, Mark Meister

Mark Meister Selected to Lead The Museum of Russian Art! Minneapolis, MN – The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA), the nation’s only museum dedicated solely to Russian art and cultural heritage, is delighted to announce the selection of Mark Meister as its new Executive Director and President. Chosen after a nationwide search, Mr. Meister will […] Read more