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Closed for Thanksgiving

The Museum is closed today for Thanksgiving. We will reopen Friday, November 25, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Holiday Member Open House

Saturday, December 3, 6:00-8:00pm Members are encouraged to bring nonmember friends to our annual Holiday Open House. You’ll meet the new Executive Director, Simon Morsink, and enjoy live music by the Slavic Tunes Choir. There will be sweet treats and beverages, and the lighting of our spectacular holiday tree in the main gallery. We’ll also offer [...]


Ballet Photography Exhibit Closed for Program

The Swan Lake: 45 Years of History and Triumph ballet photography exhibit will be closed for the day. The exhibit will reopen Sunday, December 11 for public viewing.

CANCELED: Birchbark Ornaments Workshop

This workshop has been canceled. Saturday, December 10, 1:00-5:00pm Members $165, Not-yet-members $180 Limited to 10 participants, registration required by December 9. Enjoy the simple pleasure of crafting a decoration or gift from responsibly and hand-harvested materials in Northern Vermont. Utilizing techniques common to the Russian and Scandinavian styles of basketry, you will craft birds and [...]

$165 – $180

Swan Lake Exhibit Closed for Private Event

The Swan Lake: 145 Years of History and Triumph exhibit will be closed Saturday, December 17, 2022, for a private event. It will reopen the next day, Sunday, December 18.

Museum Closed

The Museum will be closed Christmas Eve, December 24, 2022, through New Year's Day, January 1, 2023. The Museum will reopen to the public on Thursday, January 5, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Recurring Event

Free Sunday

The first Sunday of 2023 lands on New Year's Day and the Museum is closed. Enjoy free admission on the second Sunday, January 8, 2023. Courtesy of the Nypro Foundation.


Day of Ballet

Saturday, January 14, 12:00-2:00pm Free with admission 12:00-1:00pm Interactive Tours: Discover ballet history through the exhibition "Swan Lake," including figure drawing, coloring pages for families, and a demonstration of the “Swan Hands” dance technique. 1:00-2:00pm Basic Elements of Ballet: Explore classical dance's basic positions, movements, and postures. Students will learn a small composition from the dance [...]


Virtual Lecture: Orthodox Rituals and Practices

Virtual Lecture: Orthodox Rituals and Practices of Peasants in Late Imperial Russia Sunday, January 22, 1:00-2:00pm Members $5, Not-yet-members $9 Registration required by Saturday, January 21. The Zoom link will be emailed the morning of the program. Although nineteenth-century ethnographers assumed that Russian peasants practiced ancient pagan rituals and had only a basic understanding of Russian [...]

$5 – $9

Birch Tea Lecture and Ceremony

Saturday, January 28, 1:00-3:00pm Members $40, Nonmembers $50 Limited to 25 participants, registration required by Friday, January 20 Birch is considered the sacred tree of the Slavic people and has been used throughout the centuries in various ways. Marina Smirnov, creator and owner of Finist natural beauty products, will lecture on the many applications of birch [...]

$40 – $50