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December 2018

Holiday Spotlight Performance

Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Celebrate the Holidays at The Museum of Russian Art! Join us Saturday, December 15th: 2:00-3:00pm - Featuring a pop-up performance of TMORA's folk dance collective "Nitka" as well as a visit from Father Frost and the Snow Maiden! Our beautiful “Winter Holidays in Russia” exhibition is on view in the lower gallery, and of course our wonderful TMORA Museum Store welcomes you for all of your holiday shopping! Museum admission applies - Always FREE for TMORA members.  No pre-registration necessary.…

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The Magic of the Nutcracker Ballet – A Holiday Performance at TMORA

Monday, December 17, 2018 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$16 – $20

The Museum of Russian Art is delighted to present The Magic of the Nutcracker Ballet - A Holiday Performance at TMORA Featuring the exquisite talents of COLLIDE Theatrical Join us for a whimsical holiday experience created for audiences of all ages! Listen as our Narrator reads the classic children's tale accompanied by dancing featuring Clara, The Nutcracker Prince, Spanish Dancer and the beloved Sugar Plum Fairy. Stay after our tale to for a meet and greet and pictures with the…

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Demonstration by Russian-American artist Katia Andreeva

Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Join us in the TMORA Museum Store for a special demonstration by Russian-American Artist Katia Andreeva.  Watch Katia create and engage in conversation about her creative process of watercolor painting.  Artist's works will be available for purchase. The demonstration and admission to the TMORA Museum store is free*.  No pre-registration is required to attend the demonstration.  Join us! *Museum admission applies in order to see the museum exhibits.  Simply let the front desk volunteer know if you would like to…

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January 2019

A Wreath of Many Leaves: An Evening of Russian Folk Dancing and Singing

Saturday, January 12 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 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 present A Wreath of Many Leaves: An Evening of Russian Folk Dancing and Singing The TMORA-affiliated folk group Nitka returns to The Museum of Russian Art for a dynamic night of Russian folk dancing and singing.  A Wreath of Many Leaves is a concert steeped in the old ritual tradition of Russian circle dances, singing games, and rare traditional songs. Unique to TMORA, Nitka performances are known for their authentic feel and…

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SOLD OUT – Anthony Ross in Concert

Saturday, January 19 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 – $30

* This concert is sold out * The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present Anthony Ross in Concert Featuring Anthony Ross, (MN Orchestra Principal) cello, and Denis Evstuhin (TMORA Classical Music Curator), piano.   Experience the unique opportunity of enjoying Russian classical masterpieces in the beautiful main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art.  The program will feature music for cello and piano by Borodin, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.  Join us for what will certainly be a memorable…

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How Can We Help Bees? An Evening with the University of Minnesota Bee Squad

Tuesday, January 22 from 6:30 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: How Can We Help Bees?  An Evening with the University of Minnesota Bee Squad Join us at The Museum of Russian Art for an evening of education about the health of the bee population and what we can do to help.  TMORA's Mezzanine Gallery exhibition Inside the Beehive: Art of Garen Bedrossian not only highlights collaborative works between the artist and bees but also explores the relationship between humans and their environment, thereby granting…

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TMORA closed due to inclement weather

Wednesday, January 30 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Due to dangerous windchills, The Museum of Russian Art will be closed on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019. Please be safe!

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February 2019

Opening Reception: Surreal Promenade – Sergei Isupov

Friday, February 8 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: Surreal Promenade Be the first to view this exciting exhibition of porcelain objects by Sergei Isupov in TMORA's Lower Gallery.   Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment.  We hope you can join us! TMORA Members FREE  |  General Admission  $10  |  Senior Admission (non-member)  $8  |  Student Admission with ID (non-member)  $5  |  Children under 14  FREE MEMBER RSVP / BUY TICKETS…

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Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium

Saturday, February 9 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium The Museum of Russian Art and a consortium of Minnesota colleges and universities will host the sixth annual Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposium to be held at TMORA on Saturday, February 9, 2019.  Recent participants have represented Macalester College, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Northwestern - St. Paul.  This symposium will take place in connection with the exhibition From Nonconformism to Feminisms: Russian Women Artists from the Kolodzei Art…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion – The Ransom of Russian Art by John McPhee

Saturday, February 16 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, a small group book discussion group led by a different docent each month. All books are available in TMORA Museum Store at The Museum of Russian Art. ***Space is limited.  Advanced registration is recommended.*** TMORA MEMBER RSVP February's discussion will be led by TMORA docent, Deborah McKnight The Ransom of Russian Art by John McPhee In the 1960's and 1970's, American professor Norton Dodge forayed on his own in the Soviet Union,…

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March 2019

TMORA Member Book Discussion – The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra

Saturday, March 16 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: The Body in Soviet Art

Saturday, March 16 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: The Body in Soviet Art Be the first to view this new exhibition, drawn from the renowned Raymond and Susan Johnson collection of Russian 20th century paintings.  The Body in Soviet Art examines the depictions of the human form in Soviet art, featuring more than fifty works created in the 1950s-1970s.  Representations of the human body have varied over time and across cultures.  Soviet…

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SOLD OUT – From the Vault: An Evening with TMORA Curator – Maria Zavialova, Ph.D.

Thursday, March 21 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$18 – $22

This event is sold out.  Watch for upcoming announcements on future exclusive events with our Curator!   The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present From the Vault: An Evening with TMORA Curator - Maria Zavialova, Ph.D. Join us for an exclusive after-hours tour with the Chief Curator & Head of Exhibitions and Collections of The Museum of Russian Art.  Dr. Maria Zavialova will present a number of works from the museum's permanent collection - some of which have…

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TMORA Artist Lecture: Sergei Isupov

Sunday, March 24 from 6:30 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 honored to present a special artist lecture by Sergei Isupov, internationally-known ceramic sculptor.  His solo exhibition "Surreal Promenade" is currently on view in the TMORA's Lower Gallery. Renowned for his highly-detailed narrative works, Sergei Isupov will discuss the span of his career and influences, his artistic practice, family and educational background, and the themes within his art. In Surreal Promenade, Isupov explores painterly figure-ground relationships, creating surreal porcelain objects that combine two- and three-dimensional narratives, animal/human hybrids, and a dense…

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April 2019

TMORA Member Book Discussion: A Gentleman in Moscow

Saturday, April 20 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…

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Rachmaninoff, Borodin & Shostakovich Piano Trios

Saturday, April 20 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 – $30

This event is sold out.   The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present Rachmaninoff, Borodin & Shostakovich Piano Trios Featuring:  Natalia Moiseeva, violin Tanya Remenikova, cello Denis Evstuhin, piano Experience the unique opportunity of enjoying Russian classical masterpieces by esteemed musicians in the beautiful main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art. Join us for what will certainly be a memorable evening! Saturday, April 20th  |  7:00pm TICKETS:  TMORA Member  $25  |  General Admission  $30  |  Student (with…

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May 2019

TMORA Member Book Discussion – Half a Revolution: Contemporary Fiction by Russian Women

Saturday, May 18 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 May book discussion…

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June 2019

Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art

Thursday, June 6 from 3:00 pm - Sunday, June 9 from 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Please join us for the 3rd Annual Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art - June 6-9, 2019 The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present this dynamic weekend for all to engage in our mission of creating education, engagement, and enlightenment through the art of Russia. Enjoy the art exhibitions in our beautiful galleries and a sampling of cultural events that celebrate the art, culture, history, and people of Russia.   Click the titles of each event…

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Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8

Thursday, June 6 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $10

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present a special midday concert to celebrate the beginning of Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art.  Please join us! Featuring Minnesota Orchestra Musicians: Associate Concertmaster Felicity James, Celine Leathead, Principal Voila Rebecca Albers, and Principal Cello Anthony Ross Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 Concert will begin at 3:00pm in the beautiful main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art* Museum admission applies:  TMORA Members FREE  |  Regular admission…

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An Evening with The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble

Friday, June 7 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$5 – $15

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present An Evening with The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble As part of the 3rd Annual Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art, The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble ensemble will perform renowned Russian, Romany, Ukrainian, and Jewish folk songs.  We hope you can join us! TICKETS:  $10 TMORA Member  |  $15 General Admission  |  $5 Student Doors open at 6:15pm  |  Performance begins at 7:00pm  |  Seating is general admission Parking…

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White Nights Annual Fundraising Dinner

Saturday, June 8 from 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present WHITE NIGHTS Annual Fundraising Dinner for The Museum of Russian Art Saturday, June 8th, 2019 A black tie affair in the main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art featuring champagne and caviar reception, silent auction, dinner, and live entertainment  . Now Accepting Early Bids - Click to view Auction Catalog  . 6:00pm Champagne & Caviar Reception | Silent Auction 8:00pm Dinner |  Live Performance by Minnesota Ballet School |  Live Auction…

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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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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…

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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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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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Information Night – Travel with TMORA: Moscow & St. Petersburg 2020

Thursday, October 17 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Travel with TMORA:  Moscow & St. Petersburg May 10-20, 2020 The Museum of Russian Art and Carrousel Travel invite you to join us for an informational evening devoted to our upcoming trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg.  TMORA's specially-curated travel programming offers unique and exclusive access to Russia’s foremost artistic and cultural destinations with one-on-one connection to experts, behind the scenes tours, and a host of dynamic cultural performances and culinary delights.  This informal gathering offers the opportunity to learn…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion Group: “Compartment No. 6” by Rosa Liksom

Saturday, October 19 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.*** Parking for The Museum of Russian Art is directly across Diamond Lake Road in the Mayflower Church parking lot.   REGISTER   The October book discussion will be led by TMORA docent, Deborah McKnight Compartment No. 6 by…

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November 2019

Give to the Max Day – Double your Gift to TMORA

Thursday, November 14
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Double the impact of your giving to TMORA by joining us on Give to the Max Day - Thursday, November 14. Thanks to the generosity of our Board of Trustees, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $7600. The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) is a non-profit organization that relies upon charitable gifts from donors and members to fund and develop programs and sustain operations.  An IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution established 2002, contributions to the Museum are…

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TMORA Member Book Discussion – “Stalin’s Daughter” by Rosemary Sullivan

Saturday, November 16 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.  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.   REGISTER   The November book discussion will be led by TMORA docent, Pat Spaulding Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and…

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Opening Reception – Christmas with the Tsars

Saturday, November 16 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 join us in celebrating the opening of: Christmas with the Tsars Be the first to view this holiday world in the Lower Gallery of TMORA featuring Imperial-era Christmas ornaments, greeting cards, and other Christmas memorabilia from the Museum’s collections. These rare artifacts are part of the extensive gift of Kim Balaschak to the Museum. Also included are pieces of Imperial porcelain from the Romanov household on loan from Ray Piper,…

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The Russian Job – Book Presentation by Douglas Smith

Thursday, November 21 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
$5 – $15

The Museum of Russian Art proudly presents a special evening with award-winning historian and translator Douglas Smith. The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin Book Presentation by Douglas Smith at The Museum of Russian Art After decades of the Cold War and renewed tensions, in the wake of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, cooperation between the United States and Russia seems impossible to imagine—and yet, as Douglas Smith reveals in The…

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Russian Art After Dark

Friday, November 22 from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$20 – $25

The Museum of Russian Art presents a delicious after-hours party featuring pop-up performances, interactive art conversations, light bites, a cash bar with feature cocktails and vodka, music, and open exploration of all exhibitions. Join us for late night delights in the galleries of one of the most dynamic venues in the Twin Cities. 8:00 pm - The party begins!  Food, drink, and art exploration for all! 8:30 - 9:30 pm - Explore the galleries on your own, or enjoy the…

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December 2019

Museum Store Sunday

Sunday, December 1 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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On Sunday, December 1, 2019, the Museum Store Association (MSA) celebrates Museum Store Sunday, the signature annual international event and consumer shopping campaign that directly supports arts and cultural institutions around the world.  Museum Store Sunday is the global annual day to Be A Patron - and shop conscientiously and support museum stores and their missions worldwide. Much more than a gift store, products sold in museum stores reflect the mission and programs of the museum or cultural institution in…

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SOLD OUT: A Winter Souvenir – Mlada Khudoley and Denis Evstuhin in Concert

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

 This event is sold out. The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present A Winter Souvenir - Mlada Khudoley & Denis Evstuhin in Concert Celebrating 10 years of classical music programming at The Museum of Russian Art, this concert will feature works by Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov, Johann Strauss, Irving Berlin, and a host of traditional Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish, and American holiday songs. Featuring renowned musicians Mlada Khudoley, soprano and Denis Evstuhin, piano TICKETS: TMORA Member $25 | General Admission $30…

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