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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Wed 19

Gallery Talk–Catacombs to Cathedrals: Churches Through Time

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free with admission
Sat 22

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free with ticket
Sat 22

Gallery Talk–Theotokos: The Mother of God in Russian Icons

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free with admission
Sat 29

SPECIAL FILM EVENT: Jeff Rapsis “Organizes” the Russian Revolution

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$12 – $18
Sun 30

Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm