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May 2021

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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
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 Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 – $45

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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February 2022

The Cold War Adventures of Journalist Marvin Kalb

Thursday, February 10 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

The Russian-American Business & Culture Council, in partnership with Global Minnesota and The Museum of Russian Art present The Cold War Adventures of Journalist Marvin Kalb. Marvin Kalb, the award-winning journalist who has written extensively about the world he reported on during his long career, now turns his eye on the young man who became that journalist.  Chosen by legendary broadcaster Edward R. Murrow as one of what would come to the be called the Murrow Boys, Kalb in this…

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Musalliance: Musical Journey Around the World

Friday, February 11 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$20 – $25

The Museum of Russian Art presents string duo Musalliance for a special concert in the main gallery of the museum. Featuring Anna Kusner on guitar and Peter Omelchenko on domra (Russian mandolin), Musalliance is an exciting new string duo offering virtuoso interpretations of classical, international, and folk favorites. Both natives of Russia and graduates of Moscow’s prestigious Gnessin Academy of Music, Anna and Peter formed Musalliance shortly after Peter’s immigration to the United States in 2017, where he is a…

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Virtual Tour with the Curator: Sergei and Aleksei Tkachev

Wednesday, February 16 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition Sergei and Aleksei Tkachev: Masters of Russian Realist Art with TMORA’s Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova and Director of Public Programs Michelle Massey. Wednesday, February 16 | 12:00 – 1:15 PM CST This program will presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. REGISTER Sergei and Aleksei Tkachev are distinguished masters of Russian Realist art whose contribution to Russia’s artistic legacy is highly…

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The Portrait Tells a Story: Lloyd Patterson in Soviet Russia

Wednesday, February 23 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Portrait of Lloyd Patterson Oil on canvas Artist and date unknown Collection of Andy Leddy, Currently on view at The Museum of Russian Art The Museum of Russian Art presents the virtual program The Portrait Tells a Story: Lloyd Patterson in Soviet Russia In conjunction with the exhibition now on view at The Museum of Russian Art, this virtual discussion will center around the life of Lloyd Patterson (1910-1942), a participant of the 1932 Soviet-German film project Black and White…

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March 2022

Ukraine: Genocide, Repression, and War

Thursday, March 10 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

World Without Genocide is holding a webinar, “Ukraine:  Genocide, Repression, and War” on Thursday, March 10, 7:00 - 8:00 pm CDT via Zoom. In the 1930s, 3.5 million Ukrainians perished under forced starvation by Josef Stalin, a tragedy known as the Holodomor.  Raphael Lemkin, author of the Genocide Convention, named it “a case of genocide, of destruction, not of individuals only, but of a culture and a nation.” In this program, World Without Genocide Executive Director Ellen Kennedy will discuss…

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Member Preview Night

Saturday, March 12 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

The Museum of Russian Art invites our Members to join us in the unveiling of two new exhibitions. With respect for this painful time, TMORA will debut an exhibition of nonconformist (underground) and contemporary work in partnership with the Kolodzei Art Foundation and Frants Family Collection in the Main Gallery and an exhibiton of still-life paintings by Crimean-born artist, Alek Buzhaker. Free admission for Members. Beverages will be available. TMORA Shop will be open throughout the evening. Remarks by the…

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Global Conversations DIGITAL: Russia’s Goals in Europe with Jill Dougherty

Thursday, March 17 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its involvement in sparking war in Eastern Ukraine signaled a major escalation in President Putin’s attempts to revive the former Soviet empire. Now, the Russian military’s invasion of Ukraine has placed all of Europe on high alert. What does Russia have to gain in such a high-stakes conflict? Join Global Minnesota and the Kennan Institute on YouTube Live as we host Russia expert Jill Dougherty to discuss Russia’s goals in Europe. March 17,…

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, March 19 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Every child should be surrounded by a loving family and have their interests in art, music, museums, and the places that are important to them in their lives.  I See the Sun in Russia shows the commonality that children in America have with the children in Russia. Every third Saturday of the month, TMORA hosts a free story time for families and kids in the spacious Main Gallery of the Museum. Enjoy investigating art together, listening to a story related…

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Eugene Onegin

Friday, March 25 from 7:30 pm - Sunday, April 3 from 9:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$60

The remaining performances of Eugene Onegin are sold out. Skylark Opera Theatre and TMORA present Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin in a perfect pairing of outstanding Minnesota-based performers and a venue that will immerse you in the action of this special production. Gary Briggle is bringing his creative talents and artistic directing skills to Skylark Opera Theatre in an adaptation of Eugene Onegin. Gary's adaptation gets to the essence of this very grand chamber opera revolving around a quartet of four teenagers--the…

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April 2022

Art Auction to Benefit the People of Ukraine

Monday, April 4 from 12:00 pm - Monday, April 11 from 12:00 pm

Owen Brown Zelensky and Putin, "Villains and Victims Series #3" Acrylic on canvas, 36 in x 48 in Please join us for a special online art auction to benefit the people of Ukraine and Ukrainian Refugees.  The winning bid will be tax deductible to the extent allowable by law as a donation to The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA), which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All proceeds from this auction will go to Ukraine relief, directed to the following organizations:…

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The Art of Pysanky with Kathleen Eich

Saturday, April 9 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Kathleen Eich, a local Ukrainian-American artist, will be in TMORA Shop on Saturday, April 9, 2022, demonstrating the centuries-old tradition of Pysanky egg painting.  The process is amazing to watch from the initial design drawing to the hollowing of the eggs, wax application and dipping in dye until colorful patterns are revealed.  Kathleen will begin at 10am and demonstrate until mid afternoon.  She will have her daughter and granddaughter working with her making it a special multi-generational event. The art…

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, April 16 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Every third Saturday of the month, TMORA hosts a free story time for families and kids in one of the galleries of the Museum. Enjoy investigating art together, listening to a story, and exploring the Museum using a Seek and Find gallery hunt. Each family that is registered for story time will take one copy of the book home with them for free! There are two identical sessions each Saturday from which to choose: 9:30-10:00 AM 10:30 - 11:00 AM…

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Opening | Say No to War: Political Cartoons by Ukrainian and Russian Artists

Saturday, April 23 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Join us in the Main Gallery of TMORA on Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 PM for remarks from the Executive Director, Curator, and artist Andrey Feldshteyn. This pop-up show of anti-war political cartoons includes recent works by renowned cartoonists from Ukraine and Russia created in response to the Russian aggression in Ukraine. The exhibition is organized by The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) in collaboration with Minnesota artist Andrey Feldshteyn, who has worked in the genre of political cartoons for…

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Virtual Tour with the Curator: An American in Siberia

Wednesday, April 27 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

TMORA invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition An American in Siberia with Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova, Collector Charles Lane, and Director of Public Programs Michelle Massey. Wednesday, April 27 | 12:00 – 1:15 PM CST This program will be presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. REGISTER Drawn from the family archives of Minnesota resident Charles Lane, the exhibition presents photographs documenting the 1931-1932 trip to Siberia of Lane’s grandfather Carl Holschuh.…

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Virtual Tour with the Curator: Anti-War Political Cartoons by Ukrainian and Russian Artists

Friday, April 29 from 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
FREE

Artist: Sergey Sychenko (Ukraine/Israel) TMORA invites you to experience a virtual tour of the exhibition Say No to War: Political Cartoons by Ukrainian and Russian Artists with Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova and Director of Public Programs Michelle Massey. Friday, April 29 | 12:00 – 1:15 PM CST This program will be presented via Zoom webinar.  |  FREE  |  Please register in advance. REGISTER ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: This pop-up show of anti-war political cartoons includes recent works by renowned cartoonists from Ukraine…

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Worldwide Readings Project for Ukraine

Saturday, April 30 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

This in-person event is sold out.  To register for later viewing (Free! Video available May 3), CLICK HERE TMORA will be requiring masks for audience members, as well as proof of vaccination or proof of negative medically administered Covid-19 test within 72 hours of showtime. Join us in amplifying the new work of Ukrainian playwrights and raising money for the people of Ukraine. Arts organizations across the Twin Cities – the Jungle Theater, Playwrights' Center, The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA),…

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May 2022

Humanitarian Crisis of Ukrainian War Evacuees

Tuesday, May 17 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

This virtual event is presented by East-West Connections (formerly RABCC), TMORA, and Global Minnesota. Humanitarian Crisis of Ukrainian War Evacuees First-person Impressions and Minnesota Response Tuesday, May 17 |   7:00 - 8:00 PM CDT |  FREE via Zoom Webinar Please register in advance: REGISTER Moderator: Mark Jorgenson, board member and retired diplomat, East-West Connections Panelists: Angela Eifert, Global Connector Lead, Alight Bernadine Joselyn, board member, East-West Connections Since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his "special operation" in Ukraine on…

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, May 21
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Every third Saturday of the month, TMORA hosts a free story time for families and kids in one of the galleries of the Museum. Enjoy investigating art together, listening to a story, and exploring the Museum using a Seek and Find gallery hunt. Each family that is registered for story time will take one copy of the book home with them for free! There are two identical sessions each Saturday from which to choose: 9:30-10:00 AM 10:30 - 11:00 AM…

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June 2022

Schubert and Mussorgsky: Songs of Love and Death

Saturday, June 4 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 – $45

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) is honored to present Schubert and Mussorgsky: Songs of Love and Death Featuring Mlada Khudoley, soprano and Denis Evstuhin, piano Please join us for an evening of classical music by renowned musicians Mlada Khudoley and Denis Evstuhin in the beautiful main gallery of TMORA.   Doors open at 6:15 PM, Performance begins at 7:00 PM. The galleries and TMORA Shop will be open prior to the performance. Tickets: All Reserved Seating $25-45 TMORA Members…

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Exploring a Minnesota Family Archive: An American in Siberia, 1931-1932

Saturday, June 11 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$15 – $18

The Museum of Russian Art invites you to an after-hours gallery experience with Curator Dr. Masha Zavialova and the family of Carl Holschuh.  Holschuh's photographs documenting his 1931-32 trip to Siberia are currently on view in the exhibition An American in Siberia.   In 1931, Holschuh, who was an expert in the operation of blast furnaces, was hired by the Chicago-based Freyn Engineering Company to work at the construction site of a large steel mill in Kuznetsk, Southern Siberia. The…

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, June 18 from 10:30 am - 11:00 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Every third Saturday of the month, TMORA hosts a free story time for families and kids in one of the galleries of the Museum. Enjoy investigating art together, listening to a story, and exploring the Museum using a Seek and Find gallery hunt. Each family that is registered for story time will take one copy of the book home with them for free!  Saturday, June 18 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM Recommended for ages 7-9, but all are welcome! FREE…

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