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November 2020

Virtual Tour with the Curator – “Leaders and the Masses”

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) invites you to enjoy a virtual tour of our main exhibition Leaders and the Masses: Mega Paintings from Soviet Ukraine with Chief Curator, Dr. Masha Zavialova. This final virtual tour of the Leaders and the Masses series will focus on many facets of the women both in these paintings and in Soviet Russia. The exhibition features thirty-seven Soviet-era paintings, highlighting a remarkable recent donation to the museum from the Jurii Maniichuk and Rose Brady Collection.…

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & American Culture: Book Discussion Webinar

Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

The Russian-American Business & Culture Council and The Museum of Russian Art present Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & American Culture: Book Discussion Webinar Thursday, November 19th from 7:00-8:00 pm CST Russia’s rich history of culture, religion, and philosophical reflection has been a deposit of wisdom for American artists, religious thinkers, and political philosophers probing what it means to be human. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) stands out as the key figure in this conversation, as both a Russian literary giant and an exile from…

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December 2020

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to join the global giving effort that is GivingTuesday. Created in 2012, GivingTuesday is a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. The Museum of Russian Art is a unique and compelling institution that explores the art and culture of Muscovite Russia, the Russian Empire, the Soviet…

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Virtual Tour with the Curator – “Leaders and the Masses”

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

While our galleries may be temporarily closed due to the most recent Covid-19 restrictions, we will continue to bring you virtual tours of our magnificent exhibitions! The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) invites you to enjoy a virtual tour of our main exhibition Leaders and the Masses: Mega Paintings from Soviet Ukraine with Chief Curator, Dr. Masha Zavialova. This virtual tour of the Leaders and the Masses series will focus on the working class in these paintings. The exhibition features thirty-seven…

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TMORA Member Online Sale – 20% off ENTIRE STORE

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - Sunday, December 13, 2020

Sale Extended!  Now through December 13, all merchandise in the Shop at TMORA is 20% off for Members!   www.shoptmora.org Discount code will be provided to TMORA Members via email, or you may contact us with your Member Number: CONTACT US JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP    

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LIVE in the Artists’ Studio: Elena Gubanova and Ivan Govorkov

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to travel (virtually) to St. Petersburg, Russia and take a tour of the fascinating studio of Russian artists Elena Gubanova and Ivan Govorkov. Artists Elena Gubanova and Ivan Govorkov have worked together since 1990, implementing their creative tasks in the direction of abstract art. You'll have the opportunity to follow these artists through their studio in St. Petersburg and enjoy their discussion with Dr. Masha Zavialova, TMORA's Chief Curator and Natalia Kolodzei, Executive…

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Virtual Tour with the Curator – “Masquerade for New Year”

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to join us for a virtual tour of our holiday exhibition, Masquerade for New Year, with Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova. Very apropos for these times, Masquerade for New Year features an array of fascinating masked personae!  Through millennia, humans donned masks to participate in pagan rituals, religious ceremonies, festive carnivals, theatre performances, fancy ball parties, and rustic merry-making. During the devastating plague epidemics in 17th century Europe, physicians wore bird masks with long beaks:…

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January 2021

Beginning Russian Language Classes – Winter/Spring Session

Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Museum of Russian Art presents the Winter/Spring Session of Beginning Russian Language courses (via Zoom).   Beginner’s level starts with learning the Russian alphabet and phonetics, as well as the development of basic reading skills, providing the knowledge of basic grammar patterns and vocabulary. The courses cover essential aspects of everyday life, such as meeting people, getting around the city, shopping, visiting restaurants, using transportation, expressing intentions, speaking by phone, and communicating in social media. These courses will enable…

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The Future of International Information: American and Russian Approaches

Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented in partnership by The Museum of Russian Art, Global Minnesota, the Russian American Business and Culture Council, and the Committee on Foreign Relations of Minnesota: Information has increasingly become both a tool for development and a weapon for fake news, control of infrastructure, and the separation of both national and international societies. It has become a major issue for every nation. This virtual panel will discuss US and Russian approaches and the future of information. This program will be…

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Celebrating Chekhov

Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Please join the Russian-American Business and Culture Council (RABCC) and The Museum of Russian Art in celebrating the 161st anniversary of Anton Chekhov’s birthday. Saturday, January 30 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM CST This virtual program will include new reflections on the life and art of the great Russian writer by renowned Chekhov scholar and biographer Donald Rayfield (Queen Mary University, London) plus a dramatic reading of two Chekhov short stories, followed by audience Q&A. This program will be presented…

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February 2021

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Paris Chansons

Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$15

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you to enjoy a special (virtual) Valentine's Day concert with Paris Chansons.   The Alliance Française of Portland, French Quarter Magazine and Paris Chansons present Valentine's Day with Paris Chansons!   Celebrate love, life and friendship with the timeless music of Aznavour, Dassin, Piaf, Macias, Adamo, Dalida, Goldman, Zaz and more. Paris Chansons, the French band with a global twist, is based in Los Angeles. They're known for their original renditions of…

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“The Black Russian” – Book Discussion with Author Vladimir Alexandrov

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA), Russian American Jews in Minnesota (RAJMN), and St. Paul Jewish Federation present a virtual book discussion with Vladimir Alexandrov, author of The Black Russian - an incredible true story of Frederick Bruce Thomas, the son of former slaves in Mississippi who became a famous impresario in pre-revolutionary Moscow and the 'Sultan of Jazz' in Constantinople. February marks Black History Month in the United States, and during this virtual session, Alexandrov and TMORA's Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova…

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Virtual Tour with Artist Marlena Myles

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition, Dynamics of Russian Colonialism in Alaska, with artist Marlena Myles. Dynamics of Russian Colonialism in Alaska, the first solo exhibition of work by Marlena Myles, focuses on the intersection of immigrant and Native peoples in North America. These digitally created works bring to light the commonly unknown history of interactions between Russian explorers, settlers, traders, clergy, and Alaska Natives before the Alaskan territory was…

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March 2021

Virtual Grand Opening – Three New Exhibitions Unveiled

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to the virtual unveiling of three new exhibitions in our galleries - all installed in February 2021.  This remarkable transformation calls for a celebration with Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova, Executive Director & President Mark J. Meister, and Director of Public Programs Michelle Massey. During this virtual event, you'll have the opportunity to glimpse each new gallery and listen to insightful commentary by Dr. Zavialova. The virtual event will be presented via Zoom…

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The State Ballet of Georgia

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - Sunday, March 28, 2021
$10 – $25

The Museum of Russian Art is a proud supporter of this event.  Use discount code TMORA for 15% off tickets. A New Dance Film by State Ballet of Georgia Northrop welcomes the artists of State Ballet of Georgia in an original film created especially with our audiences in mind. This online performance includes gala-style excerpts of ballet repertory, interviews with Artistic Director Nina Ananiashvili and featured dancers, and footage and history of the beautiful State Opera and Ballet Theatre and…

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Siberian Voices – The Real Russia Beyond Moscow

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FREE

Presented in partnership by The Russian-American Business and Culture Council, The Museum of Russian Art, Global Minnesota, The Committee on Foreign Relations, Siberian Bridges, the Siberian Educational Foundation: Siberian Voices - The Real Russia Beyond Moscow Tuesday, March 23 | 7:30 - 8:30 PM CDT Though Russia spans eleven time zones, American media coverage is almost without exception Moscow-centric. And yet, much of the hope for an emerging civil society can be found in the experiences and energy of people living far…

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April 2021

Visualizing Music: Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art has long been known for hosting classical concerts in its galleries.  Now, join us as we present a virtual discussion series that will center around Russian classical composers and their masterpieces. A panel of distinguished musicians and academics will lead this in-depth exploration into a different composer each session. Our first program is devoted to Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, a suite of ten pieces (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for piano.  The suite is Mussorgsky’s most-famous piano…

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Virtual Tour with Artist Ekaterina Khromin

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition, Ekaterina Khromin: The Art of Synergism, with artist Ekaterina Khromin and TMORA Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova. Wednesday, April 14 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CDT Khromin paints on palpably textured surfaces which are themselves collages of found objects. Fusing distinct three art media (painting, sculpture, readymade), Khromin's work brings their visual languages in conversation with one another. The perception of pure color,…

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Artistic and Cultural Exchanges Between Minnesota and Akademgorodok, Russia

Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am
FREE

Fostering cross-cultural sharing and education, The Museum of Russian Art invites you to join the American Siberian Education Foundation and the Integral Museum of Akademgorodok for an online exhibition opening and panel discussion. Thursday, April 15 |  10:00 - 11:30 AM CDT This program is presented via Zoom |  FREE REGISTER   ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Integrated Arts in the Age of Anthropocene Siberian Photography The exhibition showcases recent work by five Siberian photographers: Elena Anosova, Ayar Kuo, Vlad Nekrasov, Valentin Usvanov, and Lubov…

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Virtual Tour with the Curator – Paintings by Geli Korzhev

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

Geli Korzhev, 1925 –2012 Still Life with Self Portrait, 1997 Oil on canvas Private American Collection   The Museum of Russian Art invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition Paintings by Geli Korzhev: Soviet Idealist+Iconoclast with TMORA's Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova. Wednesday, April 21 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CDT This program will presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. REGISTER The exhibition presents numerous oil paintings by the prominent Soviet and…

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May 2021

Virtual Tour with the Curator – Artel Dolls, Soviet Russia, 1920s

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition Artel Dolls, Soviet Russia, 1920s with TMORA's Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova. Wednesday, May 5 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CDT This program will presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. REGISTER This exhibition presents forty dolls from the collection of Museum co-founder, Susan Johnson, and from the TMORA collection. The dolls on display are known as stockinette dolls. Stockinette dolls are a type…

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Festival of Eastern European Culture: Classical Music Celebration

Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Maple Grove Bandshell, 7991 Main Street
Maple Grove, MN 55369 United States
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$20

The Museum of Russian Art is a proud supporter of this event: The Rubinstein Music Academy presents a Live Open Air Classical Music Celebration on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4:30 pm! Set in the beautiful Maple Grove Bandshell in Town Green Park, the program features some masterpieces by greatest Eastern European composers: Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Dvorak, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov and others. Performers include internationally acclaimed artists of the Twin Cities, members of Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Minnesota…

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Festival of Eastern European Culture: Folk Dance and Song Gala

Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maple Grove Bandshell, 7991 Main Street
Maple Grove, MN 55369 United States
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$15

The Museum of Russian Art is a proud supporter of this event: The Rubinstein Music Academy presents a special Folk Dance and Song Gala (part of the Festival of Eastern European Culture), a spectacular program exploring a wide range of traditional and contemporary folk music and dance from Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Georgia and Balkan countries. Sunday, May 16 at 7:00 pm Maple Grove Bandshell | Town Green Park, Maple Grove, MN 7991 Main Street, Maple Grove, MN 55369 TICKETS:  $20 General…

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Voices from Russia: Celebrating All Things Volga-German

Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

The Russian - American Business & Culture Council (RABCC) and The Museum of Russian Art invite you to join us for Voices from Russia: Celebrating All Things Volga-German, an introduction to the history and cultural manifestations of the Germanic settlers in the Russian empire and their descendants. Saturday, May 22 |  12:00 - 1:00 PM CDT This program will be presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. Panel: Dr. Brent Mai, Dean of the Carpenter Library, University…

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Motherland Greets a Hero: The Thrilling Feat of Yuri Gagarin

Monday, May 24, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

CLICK TO JOIN WEBINAR The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to present a virtual book discussion with Stephen Walker, award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and author of Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space, a riveting account of Yuri Gagarin's epic flight on its 60th anniversary. Walker will be joined by popular historian, writer, and commentator Nick Hayes.  Please join us for what promises to be a memorable event! “Beyond brings to…

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ARTWEEK Festival LIVE in Novosibirsk

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

Presented by the Amercian Siberian Education Foundation -  ARTWEEK Events in Novosibirsk A Live-Camera Tour of the ARTWEEK Festival in Real-Time Directly from Novosibirsk! Wednesday, May 26  |  6:30 PM CDT FREE.  Please register in advance. REGISTER

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June 2021

Virtual Tour with the Curator – Medieval Russian Sailboats

Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
FREE

Join TMORA Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova for a virtual tour of this special pop-up exhibition. Thursday, June 3  |  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Medieval Russian Sailboats presents twenty models of Russian sailboats and traditional wooden houses from the collection of Captain Sergey Sinelnik, the Honored Traveler of Russia. The exhibition is on view in the Main Gallery from May 22 through June 6, 2021. The highlight of the show is the model of the Pilgrim, the sailboat that brought…

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The Importance of Central Asia in World Affairs

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

Societal Change is Afoot in Central Asia. Hear from these experts about the many changes underway. The nations of Central Asia have emerged since the breakup of the Soviet Union as a center of competition between East and West. Core issues of population increases, the impact of the Chinese Silk Road, the growth of nationalism, migration, governance, and social activism will be discussed. Panelists: Dr. Nargis Kassenova - Senior Fellow at Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Affairs, Harvard University;…

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Virtual Opening with the Curator

Friday, June 25, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to the virtual unveiling of two new exhibitions prior to their reveal to the public on Saturday, June 26.  During this program, you’ll have the opportunity to glimpse the galleries and listen to insightful commentary by TMORA's Curator, Dr. Masha Zavialova. This program will be presented via Zoom Webinar | FREE | Please register in advance. Friday, June 25 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM REGISTER   Alexey Brodovitch: Designer of the Avant-Garde Alexey…

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July 2021

Denis Evstuhin in Concert

Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$30

The Museum of Russian Art is honored to invite you to enjoy an evening of classical music with pianist Denis Evstuhin featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Liszt.  You'll be treated to an intimate concert setting in the Main Gallery of the Museum. Concert seating is reserved with a spacious approach. Only 75 tickets available! Saturday, July 24  |  7:00 - 8:30 PM |  Doors open at 6:00 PM Tickets: $30 BUY TICKETS Per CDC guidelines, TMORA requests all non…

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August 2021

Russian Art After Dark

Friday, August 6, 2021 from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$20 – $25

Art, music, drinks, light bites, late night: The perfect way to experience The Museum of Russian Art. Walk through the galleries while sipping cocktails/mocktails from the cash bar. Music by DJ Drew Untethered. Complimentary slider bar by Wandering Kitchen appearing at 10:00 pm. The TMORA Shop will be open for perusing and shopping. This event is 21+.    As of July 31, 2021 and based on CDC recommendations for Hennepin County, we are requiring all that visitors wear a mask while…

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Opening – The Ancient Artel: Lacquer Miniatures from Palekh

Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $13

Grigory Alexandrovich Potemkin, 2008 Artists: Denis Primakov and Svetlana Primakova, Palekh Papier-mache, lacquer, egg tempera 10 x 8 x 9½ in Commissioned by David Christensen for his collection   The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you join us in celebrating the opening of: The Ancient Artel: Lacquer Miniatures from Palekh Saturday, August 14 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM | Museum admission applies (Always FREE for TMORA Members) There will be remarks from the TMORA's Curator, Dr. Masha…

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September 2021

Opening Reception – E.O. Hoppé and the Ballets Russes

Friday, September 17, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $13

Lubov Tchernicheva as Cleopatra in Cléopâtra (Cleopatra), 1918 E.O. Hoppé and the Ballets Russes Join us in celebrating the opening of an incredible new exhibition at The Museum of Russian Art: E.O. Hoppé and the Ballets Russes Be among the first to view this new exhibition on the night before it opens to the general public! Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment. We hope you can join us. In light of the highly transmissible Delta variant and increasing case…

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Smithsonian Museum Day

Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE with ticket

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to be participating in Smithsonian Museum Day! Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 18, 2021, for two people.  This ticket is required for free admission. Please note:  Based on CDC recommendations for Hennepin County,…

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Julian Gargiulo in Concert: Featuring Special Guest, Nathan Meltzer

Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$30 – $35

The Museum of Russian Art presents Julian Gargiulo in Concert: Featuring Special Guest, Nathan Meltzer.   Steinway Artist Julian Gargiulo aka PIANIST WITH THE HAIR returns to The Museum of Russian Art for a 3rd year, with an all-new program of classical favorites and original compositions.  This year will also feature guest violinist Nathan Meltzer performing Julian’s Violin Sonata on the famous Totenberg Stradivarius. You’ll be treated to an intimate concert setting in the Main Gallery of the Museum. Concert…

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Russian Art After Dark

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$20

Lubov Tchernicheva as Cleopatra in Cléopâtre (Cleopatra), 1918 E.O. Hoppé and the Ballets Russes Join us for a Night at the Museum: TMORA and Lavender Magazine invite you to experience the incredible galleries of The Museum of Russian Art. Art, Music, Drinks, Light Bites, Late Night. Walk through the galleries while sipping cocktails/mocktails from the cash bar. Music by DJ Drew Untethered. Complimentary light bites will be available. The TMORA Shop will be open for perusing and shopping. In light…

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Virtual Tour with the Collector: Lacquer Miniatures from Palekh

Friday, September 24, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition, The Ancient Artel: Lacquer Miniatures, with collector Dave Christensen and TMORA Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova.  There will be an opportunity for Q&A during the presentation.  Please join us. This program will be presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. Friday, September 24 |  11:00 am - 12:15 pm CDT REGISTER This exhibition, featuring approximately 30 lacquer boxes and objects -…

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October 2021

Encore Performance: Denis Evstuhin in Concert

Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$30 – $35

Due to popular demand, The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present an evening of classical music with pianist Denis Evstuhin featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Liszt. This program was originally presented on July 24, 2021 to a sold out audience, and we're pleased to be able to offer it again. You'll be treated to an intimate concert setting in the Main Gallery of the Museum. Concert seating is reserved with a spacious approach. Saturday, October 2 |…

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The US-Russian Museums Art Loan Freeze: Where Do We Go From Here?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE with ticket

The Museum of Russian Art and Russian-American Business & Culture Council present: The US-Russian Museums Art Loan Freeze: Where Do We Go From Here? Many Americans may not be aware that since 2011, due to an ongoing lawsuit in the Washington, D.C. federal court, Russian state museums have placed an embargo on art loans to U.S. museums. This program will review the background and status of the lawsuit and how U.S. museums have continued to collaborate with Russian non-state museums.…

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Ballet Photography: Alexey Brodovitch and E.O. Hoppé

Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

Two artists, one common passion. Celebrate the work of designer Alexey Brodovitch and photographer E.O. Hoppé, and explore their shared and enduring connection with the art of ballet. Dr. Curt Lund, design historian and assistant professor at Hamline University, shares an in-depth look at both men's photographic legacies, centering on works from both current exhibitions — Alexey Brodovitch: Designer of the Avant-Garde and E.O. Hoppé and the Ballets Russes — and places them in context within a broader history of 20th…

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Opening Reception | Andréa Stanislav: Cosmist Reconstructions – Memories of Earth

Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $13

Surmatants - Mars Rising, 2021 Image from three channel video installation, original music by Jesse Gelaznik. Join us in celebrating the opening Andréa Stanislav: Cosmist Reconstructions - Memories of Earth at The Museum of Russian Art.  Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment.  TMORA Members FREE | General Admission $13 | Senior Admission (65+) $11 | Student Admission with ID $5 | Children under 14 FREE REGISTER We will require all guests to present proof of either full COVID-19 vaccination or…

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November 2021

The Unveiling of The Holiday Shop

Saturday, November 6, 2021
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Visit us in TMORA Shop on November 6th, 2021, as we officially open the holiday season with joy and abundance! Warm your home this holiday season with a wide array of winter treasures from the Slavic tradition -- hand-carved ornaments of fairy tale that create a festive ambiance, with tasty treats from the Slavic kitchen illuminated by folksy candlelight and artful greetings...and many other joyful notes of the Russian winter! Join us in person or online! SHOP ONLINE

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Celebrating Dostoevsky

Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

The Russian-American Business & Culture Council, in partnership with The Museum of Russian Art, Global Minnesota, Russian Media of MN presents: Celebrating Dostoevsky - The 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s birth. This special virtual program will include reflections on the life and work (and loves) of the great Russian writer Dostoevsky by author Alex Christofi, followed by audience Q&A. November 11th, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST Dostoevsky in Love by Alex Christofi is available for purchase at the TMORA Shop at TMORA.…

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Jewish Soldiers & Fighters in WWII Conference

Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 9:00 am - Monday, November 15, 2021 from 5:00 pm
FREE

Jewish Soldiers & Fighters in WWII Presented by the Blavatnik Archive International Virtual Conference  |  Free and open to the public  Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 - Monday, Nov 15, 2021 Amidst the bloodshed and destruction of World War II, nearly 1.5 million Jewish men and women made vital contributions to the Allied war effort against Adolf Hitler and the Axis powers. However, despite the large volume of World War II research, books, movies, and other works, the very fact of these 1.5…

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Opening – The Yolka: Russia’s New Year Tree

Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $13

The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to invite you join us in celebrating the opening of TMORA's annual holiday exhibition: The Yolka: Russia's New Year Tree Sunday, November 14, 2021  | 1:00 - 5:00 PM | Museum admission applies (Always FREE for TMORA Members) | No registration required. Join us for a festive day in the Museum!  The TMORA Shop will be in full holiday splendor. There will be remarks by Chief Curator, Dr. Masha Zavialova and Executive Director, Mark…

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The Current Russia-Ukraine Relationship

Monday, November 29, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

The Russian American Business & Culture Council, in partnership with The Museum of Russian Art, Global Minnesota, Russian Media of MN and the Committee on Foreign Relations Minnesota present a virtual panel discussion: The Current Russia-Ukraine Relationship Monday, November 29 |  1:00 - 2:00 PM CST A major conflict in Europe presently is the continuing struggle over the Donbass region, the distribution of gas supplies through Ukraine, and Russian and Ukrainian economic and political relations.  This discussion will examine the viewpoints from…

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December 2021

TMORA Members Shopping Night

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

To our valued TMORA Members, we invite you to join us at The Museum of Russian Art for a special Members Shopping Night. Wednesday, December 8th | 7:00 - 9:00 PM TMORA Members are invited to the Museum to enjoy a night of sipping mulled wine, viewing the exhibitions, and shopping for unique gifts and Slavic winter holiday items in TMORA Shop at 25% off.  Bring your membership card to the front desk (or simply give us your name) to…

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Virtual Tour with the Artist: Andréa Stanislav

Friday, December 10, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) invites you to experience a virtual tour of the main gallery exhibition, Andréa Stanislav: Cosmist Reconstructions - Memories of Earth, with artist Andréa Stanislav and TMORA Chief Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova. Friday, December 10 | 1:00 - 2:15 PM There will be an opportunity for Q&A during the program. Please join us. This program is a virtual program presented via Zoom | FREE | Please register in advance. REGISTER Andréa Stanislav is a New York-based…

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Carnival Night at the Heights Theater

Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Heights Theater, 3951 Central Avenue NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421 United States
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$15

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to the Heights Theater for CARNIVAL NIGHT (Карнавальная ночь) Thursday, December 16 |  7:30 PM |  $15 Heights Theater, 3951 Central Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421 If it's December, it must be time for Carnival Night, the delightful 1956 Soviet Agfacolor musical. The Heights Theater is bringing this rare Soviet holiday treat to Minnesota to brighten your holiday. It's New Year's Eve, the biggest celebration of the year in the USSR, and…

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January 2022

SOLD OUT – Anthony Ross and Denis Evstuhin in Concert

Sunday, January 9 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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This concert is sold out. The Museum of Russian Art is honored to present -  Anthony Ross and Denis Evstuhin in Concert Anthony Ross, (MN Orchestra Principal) cello, and Denis Evstuhin (TMORA Curator of Classical Music), piano.   Enjoy an evening of classical masterpieces in the beautiful main gallery of The Museum of Russian Art. The TMORA Shop and galleries will be open for perusing and shopping prior to the concert. Please join us. Sunday, January 9 | 7:00 -…

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