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February 2022

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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July 2022

Registration open for Fall Session of TMORA’s Russian Language Program

Monday, July 11

Fall Session begins September 12, 2022.  Registration opens July 11 for all classes. TMORA offers multiple levels of Beginning Russian Language classes offered virtually through Zoom.  Classes are held weekly for 10 consecutive weeks.  Adult students only. 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 course covers essential aspects of everyday life, such as meeting people, getting around the…

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, July 16 from 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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, July 16 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM Recommended for ages 7-9, but all are welcome! FREE…

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The Artaria String Quartet Performs The Razumovsky Quartets

Saturday, July 16 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20 – $40

Please join us in the main gallery of TMORA for an evening of classical music by Artaria String Quartet. In 1805, Count Andreas Razumovsky, the Russian ambassador to Vienna, commissioned Beethoven to write three string quartets. At the time, chamber music was often conceived for the entertainment of aristocratic amateurs. In contrast, Razumovsky’s commission would be premiered by the Schuppanzigh Quartet, a group of highly skilled musicians who formed what was likely the first professional string quartet. The result was…

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TMORA Member Shopping Event

Tuesday, July 19
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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For Members Only

To our valued TMORA Members: Please join us for our Summer TMORA Member Shopping Event! Enjoy 25% off everything in-store and online at TMORA Shop. IN-STORE:  All Members are welcome to come to the Museum for an evening of shopping, refreshments, and enjoying the galleries.  Bring your membership card to the front desk (or simply give us your name) to attend this event. Tuesday, July 19 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM ONLINE:  TMORA Members will be emailed a discount code…

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Cantus in Concert | Ramas y Raíces: Songs from Latin America

Saturday, July 23 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$5 – $40

As part of their Hometown Series, renowned vocal ensemble Cantus will perform in the main gallery of TMORA. RAMAS Y RAÍCES: SONGS FROM LATIN AMERICA The Museum of Russian Art  |  Saturday, July 23  |  7:30 PM  |  Tickets $5-40 BUY TICKETS Spanning music from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico, Ramas y Raíces draws inspiration from the roots (raíces) of traditional dances to branches (ramas) that illustrate how the region’s musical tradition has grown to encompass art song, jazz influences,…

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August 2022

Slavic Experience 2022

Saturday, August 20 - Sunday, August 21

TMORA invites you to support this first-of-its-kind festival. Proceeds benefit Ukrainian relief effort. Slavic Experience Festival   |   Boom Island  |  August 20-21 Experience a welcoming, fun, and family-friendly event that shares the richness and diversity of Eastern European traditions and customs with the greater Twin Cities community, while raising funds for ongoing relief efforts in Ukraine. Admission and parking are free, and food, beverages, goods and experiences will be available for purchase. August 20 - 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM August 21…

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TMORA 20 Years: Anniversary Exhibition Opening Reception

Saturday, August 27 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 – $1000

Naum Mogilevsky (1895-1975) Young Woman VII, 1960s-1970s Wood Gift of Boris Mogilevsky and Marsha Shisman Please join us Saturday, August 27 for the Opening Reception of TMORA's 20th Anniversary Exhibition. The evening will include live music, complimentary food and drink, and remarks from the Curator and Executive Director. All galleries and TMORA Shop will be open for your enjoyment. The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) marks its 20th anniversary with a special exhibition showcasing the Museum’s diverse and rich collections. The exhibition, TMORA: 20 Years, unfolds the Museum's…

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September 2022

TMORA 20th Anniversary Online Auction

Tuesday, September 6 from 12:00 pm - Saturday, September 10 from 8:00 pm

We invite you to join us for TMORA's 20th Anniversary (Online) Auction!  Bidding will be open from 12:00 PM on Tuesday, September 6 and will close at 8:00 PM (CST) on Saturday, September 10. We invite you to join in raising essential support for the Museum and its mission of promoting cultural understanding through exhibitions and programming. TMORA has become part of Minnesota’s rich cultural fabric and a source of visual, experiential knowledge about the vast and often troubled region…

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TMORA 20th Anniversary Legacy Dinner

Saturday, September 10 from 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Tickets to this event are now closed.  Please join us for the online auction open to everyone. All proceeds support the mission of The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA).  Bidding opens Tuesday, September 6 at 12:00 PM and closes on Saturday, September 10 at 8:00 PM (CST).   The Museum of Russian Art 20th Anniversary Legacy Dinner raises essential support for the Museum and its mission of promoting cultural understanding through exhibitions and programming. Unfolding TMORA's story over the last 20 years,…

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How Putin’s War on Ukraine is Reshaping Russia’s Relationship with the West

Wednesday, September 14 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

East-West Connections (formerly RABCC), in partnership with The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) and Russian Studies at Macalester College, presents How Putin's War on Ukraine is Reshaping Russia's Relationship with the West Virtual Program with Author, Educator, and Social Historian Anastasia Edel Wednesday, September 14 |  7:00 PM CST  |  Free Zoom Webinar Anastasia Edel Anastasia Edel is a Soviet-born American writer and social historian and the author of Russia: Putin's Playground, a guide to Russian history, politics, culture (and…

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Smithsonian Museum Day

Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

TMORA 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 17, 2022, for two people.  This ticket is required for free admission. GET TICKETS @MuseumDay #MuseumDay

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, September 17 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, September 17 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM Recommended for ages 7-9, but all are welcome! FREE…

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Pianist with the Hair: Julian Gargiulo

Saturday, September 17 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$30 – $35

Steinway Artist Julian Gargiulo aka PIANIST WITH THE HAIR returns to The Museum of Russian Art for a 4th year! The program will consist of the "usual suspects" Scarlatti, Mendelssohn, Chopin, and also include the World Premiere of Julian's new Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3, The Time Between Moments, plus a few more surprises. Saturday, September 17 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM | Doors open at 6:00 PM TICKETS: All Reserved Seating $30-40 TMORA Members receive $5 off every…

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Wine Tasting at TMORA: The Influencer, Dr. Konstantin Frank

Thursday, September 22 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$80

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) and France 44 Wine & Spirits have partnered together to present an incredible series of wine tastings in the Main Gallery of the Museum! Join us for an exclusive after-hours experience featuring a Sommelier-led deep-dive class set amongst the artworks along with private after-hours viewing of the exhibitions and shopping at TMORA Shop.   Our first of the series will focus on Dr. Konstantin Frank, one of the most influential figures in North American wine.…

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Pavel Fakhrtdinov in Concert – J.B. Davis Hall, Macalester College

Friday, September 23 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

TMORA is proud to support this event: Pavel Fakhrtdinov is a well-known singer-songwriter. His music is known from Vladivostok to San-Francisco. A true musical globetrotter, his songs and poems are both philosophical and ironic, nostalgic and current. His music represents a unique blend of poetry, high intensity guitar, and powerful delivery. With 10 solo albums and a cadre of collaborations with well-known artists from various genres - Pavel Fakhrtdinov represents the new wave of bard-rock renaissance. Friday, September 23 |  Doors…

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October 2022

The Future of Diplomacy

Wednesday, October 5 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us for an online webinar featuring three leading American diplomats discussing changes in the role of diplomacy - past, present, and future. Q&A following. This webinar is free!  Please register in advance: Wednesday, October 5 |  7:00 PM CST REGISTER This program is co-presented by East-West Connections (formerly RABCC), TMORA, Global Minnesota, and the Committee on Foreign Relations Minnesota.    

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Canceled: Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, October 15 from 10:30 am - 11:00 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

Due to staff illness, this event is cancelled.   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, October 15 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM…

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Slava Ukraini – Leon Hushcha

Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TMORA is proud to support this event: Artist Leon Hushcha premieres a new exhibition on October 15 in his artist studio (Minneapolis). A portion of proceeds will go to Ukrainian relief. October 15th  |  12:00 - 4:00 PM 414 3rd Ave North Minneapolis, Minnesota There is no pre-registration or cost to attend. All are welcome. Parking is available in front of the studio building, behind the building, and behind the Monte Carlo (219 3rd Ave. North). The barns are empty …

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SOLD OUT | Wine Tasting at TMORA: The Legend, André Tchelistcheff

Thursday, October 20 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$80

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) and France 44 Wine & Spirits have partnered together to present an incredible series of wine tastings in the Main Gallery of the Museum! Join us for an exclusive after-hours experience featuring a Sommelier-led deep-dive class set amongst the artworks along with private after-hours viewing of the exhibitions and shopping at TMORA Shop.   For our second class of the series, we’ll be focusing on André Tchelistcheff -- AKA “The Winemaker’s Winemaker.” Sitting amongst walls…

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Canceled: Art After Dark

Friday, October 21

Based on the overwhelmingly positive response to the recent Smithsonian Magazine Museum Free Day, we are instead making Thursday, November 3 a free night to come and enjoy the Museum at your leisure.  The Museum, including TMORA Shop, will be open from  6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The evening will also mark the unveiling of TMORA Shop for the upcoming winter holidays. Be the first to shop the holiday collections. No pre-registration required.  All are welcome. Thursday, November 3 |  6:00 – 9:00…

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Diaghilev’s Empire: Interview with Author Rupert Christiansen

Wednesday, October 26 from 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
FREE

TMORA invites you to delve into the world of the Ballets Russes through this online program.  Join us for an in-depth interview of author Rupert Christiansen, dance critic for The Spectator, by fellow author Simon Morrison (Bolshoi Confidential).   Diaghilev’s Empire, the publication of which marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Diaghilev’s birth, is an impeccably researched and daring reassessment of the phenomenon of the Ballets Russes and the Russian Revolution in twentieth-century art and culture. Rupert Christiansen, the dance…

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November 2022

Free Thursday Night

Thursday, November 3 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

TMORA invites you to join us for a night of free admission to enjoy the galleries and celebrate the unveiling of TMORA Shop for the upcoming winter holidays. No pre-registration required.  All are welcome. Thursday, November 3 |  6:00 - 9:00 PM TMORA Members will receive 15% off in TMORA Shop during Free Thursday!  (Applies to in-store only).

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Opening Reception: TMORA’s Annual Holiday Exhibition

Saturday, November 12 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Free – $14

Be among the first to view Ephemeral and Eternal: Holiday Paper Ornaments from the Soviet Union. The evening will include remarks from the Curator and Executive Director. Sweet, festive treats and a cash bar will be available for your enjoyment. Please join us. Free for TMORA Members! TMORA Members FREE | Adult $14 | Senior (65+) $12 | Student and Active Military $5 | Children under 14 FREE REGISTER About the Exhibition: Ephemeral and Eternal: Holiday Paper Ornaments from the…

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SOLD OUT | Wine Tasting at TMORA: The Origin, The Wines of Georgia

Thursday, November 17 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$80

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) and France 44 Wine & Spirits have partnered together to present an incredible series of wine tastings in the Main Gallery of the Museum! Join us for an exclusive after-hours experience featuring a Sommelier-led deep-dive class set amongst the artworks along with private after-hours viewing of the exhibitions and shopping at TMORA Shop.   The third class of the series focuses on one of the most ancient winemaking regions in the world: Georgia. After perusing…

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Global Costs of the War in Ukraine

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

Presented in partnership with East-West Connections, Global Minnesota, Russian Studies at Macalester, Mosbacher Institute, and Russian Media of MN Please join us for a virtual discussion on the costs to all nations of the war in Ukraine including: - Reconstruction - Financial - Social - Psychological There will be an opportunity for Q&A.  This free program will be presented via Zoom.  Please register in advance. Thursday, November 17 | 7:00 PM CST REGISTER PRESENTERS: Todd Lefko is Chairperson of East-West Connections…

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Celebrating Dostoevsky at 200: A Presentation by Anna Barker, Ph.D.

Friday, November 18 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$5 – $10

TMORA, in partnership with The Institute of Theological and Interdisciplinary Studies, The Center for the Study of Contexts, and East-West Connections presents a special presentation on the life and work of the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky by Anna Barker, Ph.D.  This presentation will put Dostoevsky into the context of the Russian 19th century and will be dedicated to his development as a writer and thinker and his uncanny and prophetic understanding of the human soul. Celebrating Dostoevsky at 200…

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Story Time in the Gallery

Saturday, November 19 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, November 19 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM REGISTER Recommended for ages 7-9, but all are welcome!…

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The Art of Pysanky with Kathleen Eich

Saturday, November 19 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kathleen Eich, a local Ukrainian-American artist, will be in TMORA Shop on Saturday, November 19, 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 11:00 AM 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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SOLD OUT | TMORA 20th Anniversary Concert

Saturday, November 19 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$25 – $30

TMORA has a long-standing tradition of presenting classical music amidst the artworks in the main gallery. The acoustics and ambience create a unique and memorable concert experience. Join us in commemorating the 20th Anniversary of TMORA with an evening of works by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Featuring Denis Evstuhin, piano, TMORA Curator of Classical Music Anton Melnichenko, piano Ivan Konev, piano Natalia Moiseeva, violin Tanya Remenikova, cello Saturday, November 19 |  Doors open at 5:00 PM, Concert begins at 6:00 PM.…

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Harmony Night: A Celebration of Folk Music

Tuesday, November 29 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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$13 – $15

TMORA invites you to experience a truly multi-faceted evening of rich folk music, set in the midst of the main gallery of the Museum. Sarah Larsson, of regionally-celebrated vocal ensemble "The Nightingale Trio", presents an evening of harmony and story-rich folk music of Romanian, Yiddish, New Orleans, and Americana traditions. Larsson will perform with her new project Red Thread, presenting music from her upcoming EP: Immigrantke. Also featured will be Minneapolis-New Orleans-Romania acoustic duo Soul Trouvére, and queer Americana icon…

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December 2022

Free Thursday Night

Thursday, December 1 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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FREE

TMORA invites you to join us for a night of free admission to enjoy the galleries and to shop at TMORA Shop. No pre-registration required.  All are welcome. Thursday, December 1 |  6:00 - 9:00 PM TMORA Members will receive 15% off in TMORA Shop during Free Thursday!  (Applies to in-store only).

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