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June 2019

Folk Ways: Songs & Dances from Rural Russia

Sunday, June 9 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$5 – $15

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present Folk Ways: Songs & Dances from Rural Russia As part of the 3rd Annual Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art, the TMORA-affiliated folk group Nitka will present a dynamic night of Russian folk dancing and singing. "Folk Ways: Songs & Dances from Rural Russia" is a concert steeped in the old ritual tradition of Russian circle dances, singing games, solemn ritual events, rare traditional songs from different regional traditions.…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion Series – Behind the Urals: An American Worker in Russia’s City of Steel

Saturday, June 15 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Exclusive to Members of The Museum of Russian Art, enjoy a small group book discussion led by a different docent each month.  All books are available in TMORA Museum Store at The Museum of Russian Art. For further information on the TMORA Member Book Discussion Group - click here ***Space is limited.  Advanced registration is recommended.*** Parking for The Museum of Russian Art is directly across Diamond Lake Road in the Mayflower Church parking lot. MEMBER RSVP The June book discussion…

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TMORA After-Hours Tour: The Body in Soviet Art

Thursday, June 20 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 – $18

Enjoy The Museum of Russian Art after-hours!   Gather your friends and join us for an intimate docent-led tour while the museum is closed to the public.  Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment.  Reserve in advance as space is limited. TMORA After-Hours Tour: The Body in Soviet Art Led by TMORA docents Carol Veldman Rudie & Pat Spaulding TMORA's main exhibition, The Body in Soviet Art, examines the depictions of the human form in Soviet art, featuring more than…

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Opening Reception- Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine

Saturday, June 22 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $10

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you join us in celebrating the opening of: Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine Join us for the opening reception of this new exhibition!  All galleries and the TMORA Museum Store will be open for viewing and shopping.  Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment.   TMORA Members FREE  |  General Admission  $10  |  Senior Admission (non-member)  $8  |  Student Admission with ID (non-member)  $5  |  Children under…

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July 2019

International e-Piano Junior Competition – Semi-finalist Concert

Friday, July 12 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

The Museum of Russian Art, in collaboration with the 2019 e-Piano Junior Competition, presents a special Semi-Finalist Concert in the beautiful main gallery of the Museum. This concert is FREE and open to the public!  No pre-registration is necessary. We hope you will join us in celebrating great artistry and music.   Friday, July 12th |  7:00pm   ABOUT THE e-PIANO JUNIOR COMPETITION The vision of the Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition is to use the very latest and best in technology…

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SOLD OUT – Cantus in Concert – Unrequited

Thursday, July 18 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$10 – $32

This event is sold out   The Museum of Russian Art, in collaboration with Cantus, presents Unrequited Who hasn’t experience a love that only goes one way? Unrequited explores the risks — as well as the dizzying highs — embedded in feeling passionately about someone. Join Cantus for the third installment of its popular chamber music series, coupling solos and duets with Cantus’ rich, full-ensemble texture. Including Robert Schumann’s most famous song cycle, Dichterliebe (Op. 48), Unrequited is a journey of finding love, losing it, and…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion – Ester and Ruzya: How My Grandmothers Survived Hitler’s War and Stalin’s Peace

Saturday, July 20 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Exclusive to Members of The Museum of Russian Art, enjoy a small group book discussion led by a different docent each month.  All books are available in TMORA Museum Store at The Museum of Russian Art. For further information on the TMORA Member Book Discussion Group - click here ***Space is limited.  Advanced registration is recommended.*** Parking for The Museum of Russian Art is directly across Diamond Lake Road in the Mayflower Church parking lot.     MEMBER RSVP   The…

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Opening Reception – Treasures of Memory and Hope

Saturday, July 20 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $10

The Museum of Russian Art, in partnership with St. Sahag Armenian Church, presents a special pop-up exhibition in the main gallery - Treasures of Memory and Hope Join us for the opening reception of this special exhibition!  Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment. On view in the main gallery at The Museum of Russian Art July 20-30, 2019 TICKETS: TMORA Members FREE  |  General Admission  $10  |  Senior Admission (65+)  $8  |  Student Admission  $5 MEMBER RSVP / BUY TICKETS After…

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August 2019

Stary Olsa – Medieval Belarusian Music

Wednesday, August 14 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$10 – $18

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present Stary Olsa High energy Early Music on real medieval instruments! If rock-n-roll had been invented 500 years ago, Stary Olsa is what it would sound like. Join us in the main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art for the return of this renowned group of musicians. Doors at 6:30pm  |  Performance at 7:30pm TICKETS: General Admission  $18  |  TMORA Member  $15  |  Student (with ID)  $10 BUY TICKETS In 1999,…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion Group – “War Diaries, 1939-1945” by Astrid Lindgren

Saturday, August 17 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Exclusive to Members of The Museum of Russian Art, enjoy a small group book discussion led by a different docent each month.   For further information on the TMORA Member Book Discussion Group - click here ***Space is limited.  Advanced registration is recommended.***   MEMBER RSVP   Parking for The Museum of Russian Art is directly across Diamond Lake Road in the Mayflower Church parking lot.   The August book discussion will be led by TMORA docent, Carol Veldman Rudie War Diaries,…

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SOLD OUT – The Tree, The Sun, and The Goddess: Symbolic Language in Ukrainian Folk Embroidery

Thursday, August 22 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 – $18

This event is sold out.   The Museum of Russian Art presents  The Tree, The Sun, and The Goddess: Symbolic Language in Ukrainian Folk Embroidery A special after-hours tour of "Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine" Led by TMORA Docent, Marie Grubisich. Please join us for a guided tour of this remarkable collection of late 19th to mid 20th century folk costumes from central and western Ukraine. Each of these garments was meticulously handcrafted by women and…

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SOLD OUT – Moscow Ballet’s “New Horizons: A Children’s Program for Life” at TMORA

Friday, August 23 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

This event is sold out. Joining in the mission of cultural immersion and engagement through the art and culture of Russia, the Moscow Ballet and The Museum of Russian Art are pleased to announce a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for children ages 4-10! Moscow Ballet's New Horizons: A Children's Program for Life at TMORA featuring Moscow Ballet soloist, Mariia Yevdokymova Participants will enjoy a 1-on-1 interactive experience with Moscow Ballet Soloist, Mariia Yevdokymova, as they explore movement, learn about Russia, and write a letter to Father…

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September 2019

TMORA Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration

Saturday, September 14 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $12

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you to celebrate the opening of three new exhibitions in our galleries: Soviet Posters from TMORA Collection  Mystical Imprints: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn After the Explosion: Documenting Chernobyl Be among the first to experience these new exhibitions at The Museum of Russian Art.  Special remarks will be made by TMORA leadership as well as exhibition contributors.  Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment, and the TMORA Museum Store will…

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SOLD OUT Bone Mother – Aerial Tales of Baba Yaga

Thursday, September 19 from 7:30 pm - Friday, September 27 from 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$5 – $24

The remaining shows for the run of BONE MOTHER are sold out. We will have a wait list at the door for any no-shows; however, we do not expect many, if any at all. We are grateful for the incredible response to this new show and partnership with Sandbox Theatre. Bone Mother Aerial Tales of Baba Yaga September 19-27, 2019 The Museum of Russian Art Sandbox Theatre, in partnership with The Museum of Russian Art, presents a world premiere show…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion Group: “A Mountain of Crumbs” by Elena Gorokhova

Saturday, September 21 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Exclusive to Members of The Museum of Russian Art, enjoy a small group book discussion led by a different docent each month.  All books are available in TMORA Museum Store at The Museum of Russian Art. For further information on the TMORA Member Book Discussion Group - click here ***Space is limited.  Advanced registration is recommended.***   REGISTER    Parking for The Museum of Russian Art is directly across Diamond Lake Road in the Mayflower Church parking lot.   The September…

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Pianist with the Hair

Saturday, September 28 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 – $30

Celebrating 10 years of classical music programming at The Museum of Russian Art The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to welcome back renowned pianist, Julian Gargiulo, for a special concert in the main gallery of the museum. PIANIST WITH THE HAIR with pianist/composer Julian G "Carnegie Hall meets Saturday Night Live” An interactive evening of classical piano favorites, tango music, and original compositions. (Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Piazzolla, and Gargiulo) Doors at 6:15pm | Performance begins at 7:00pm TICKETS:…

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October 2019

SOLD OUT Design your own Fabric Inspired by Textile Traditions

Tuesday, October 1 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$20 – $25

The October 1 workshop is sold out.  There are still spots available for Wednesday, October 2.  Please join us! The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you to a hands-on workshop with Becka Rahn in conjunction with the exhibition Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine Be inspired by the shapes and colors of the costumes in Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine and create your own digitally printed fabric design.  Artist Becka Rahn will…

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Design your own Fabric Inspired by Textile Traditions

Wednesday, October 2 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$20 – $25

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you to a hands-on workshop with Becka Rahn in conjunction with the exhibition Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine Be inspired by the shapes and colors of the costumes in Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine and create your own digitally printed fabric design.  Artist Becka Rahn will help you to create your own pattern inspired by the exhibition, then show you how to manipulate it using…

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Artist Spotlight: Yana Payusova

Wednesday, October 9 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $5

The Museum of Russian Art, in partnership with Northern Clay Center, presents Artist Spotlight: Yana Payusova Join us at The Museum of Russian Art for the opportunity to consider Yana Payusova’s work in the context of the canon of contemporary Russian art. FREE for both TMORA and NCC Members.  $5 General Admission In this richly illustrated presentation, Russian born painter and sculptor, Yana Payusova, will discuss a number of her series including Russian Prison Series, where Payusova studied and listened to…

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Russian Cuisine in Exile – A Presentation by Angela Brintlinger

Thursday, October 10 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $5

The Museum of Russian Art presents Russian Cuisine in Exile A Presentation by Angela Brintlinger Russian Cuisine in Exile brings the essays of Pyotr Vail and Alexander Genis, originally written in the mid-1980s, to an English-speaking audience.  These essays - beloved by Russians in the U.S., the Russian diaspora across the world, and in post-Soviet Russia - narrate everyday experiences and re-imagine the identities of immigrants through their engagement with Russian cuisine.  Richly illustrate and beautifully produced, the book has…

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