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The Museum of Russian Icons inspires the appreciation and study of Russian culture by collecting and exhibiting one of the world’s largest collections of Russian icons — sacred paintings used for veneration in the Orthodox tradition. With more than 1,000 icons and related artifacts spanning six centuries, the Museum offers a unique and personalized experience rich with art, history, and culture.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Fri 20

SOLD OUT—Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers

September 20 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
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$350 – $425
Sat 21

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free
Sun 22

Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free
Sat 28

Curator’s Talk: Why Wrestle Angels?

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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$6 – $12
Oct 05

Russian Herbalism Lecture and Nature Walk

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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$2