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Our Mission

The Museum of Russian Icons inspires the appreciation and study of Russian culture by collecting and exhibiting icons and related objects, igniting the interest of national and international audiences, and offering interactive educational programs. The Museum serves as a leading center for research and scholarship through the Center for Icon Studies and other institutional collaborations.

Our Values

“We value every visitor and the worth of every individual” ~ Founder Gordon B. Lankton

  • Inspiration – Inspiring curiosity and discovery
  • Respect – Valuing every individual, culture, and expression
  • Integrity – Maintaining the highest ethical standards in all activities and research
  • Accessibility, inclusion, and diversity – Ensuring all visitors have a meaningful experience

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To continue the legacy of Museum founder, Gordon Lankton, the Museum has created the Gordon B. Lankton Collections Fund. It will stand as an enduring testament to his love of art, his Museum, and his community and ensure that his vision will continue to be shared by visitors from all walks of life and all over the world.

If you prefer to donate by check, please make it payable to the Museum of Russian Icons and specify the Gordon B. Lankton Fund on the memo line.

The Museum’s mailing address is:
203 Union Street
Clinton, MA 01510