Closed Easter Sunday

Closed Easter Sunday Sunday, March 17 The Museum will be closed on Easter so our staff can enjoy the holiday with their families. We look forward to seeing you soon.

CANCELED: Mother’s Day Tea

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel this event. A staff member will be calling those who registered and refunding registration fees. We will reschedule for sometime in the fall. We apologize for any inconvenience. Saturday, April 30, 1:00-3:00pm Members $35, Not-yet-members $40

$35 – $40

Free First Sunday & Concert

Free First Sunday & Concert: Slavic Tunes Choir Sunday, May 1, 2:00-2:30pm Free admission all day and free concert. Seating limited to 50, available on a first-come-first-serve basis Under the direction of Maria Jockusch, the choir preserves the cultural music heritage of East Slavic peoples. Songs will be performed in Russian and Ukrainian, and hymns will […]

FREE

Member Exhibition Opening

Thursday, May 5, 6:00-8:00pm Join us to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, Images of Atheism: The Soviet Assault on Religion. The Director of Interpretation will host a Zoom Q & A with the exhibition's curator, Dr. Wendy Salmond, and we’re pleased to be offering wine and hors d’oeuvres once again. Not a member yet? […]

FREE

Slavic Language Exploration Day

Saturday, May 14, 12:00-3:00pm Free with admission Explore Slavic languages through the avenues of music, cartoons, crafts, and more! Drop-in for one or more activities and pick up a few words or phrases along the way. This event is organized by the Museum’s Education Intern Astara Bastille. 12:00pm: Tour of the Museum’s permanent collection in Russian […]

Free with admission

Folk Concert: Grunya Ensemble

Sunday, May 15, 2:00-3:00pm Free with admission, seating limited to 50, available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Under the direction of Evgeniy Bagrintsev and Ghilyana Dordzhieva, the ‘Grunya’ group will perform songs from Ukrainian and Russian rural areas. There are traditional religious songs of Lent, festive songs of Easter, and St. George day (May 6). In […]

Free with admission

Piano Concert: Iconoclasts and Cosmopolitans

This piano concert, presented in collaboration with the Ballets Russes Arts Initiative, explores the USSR's five decades of innovative music. Pianist and musicologist Dr. Anastasia Seifetdinova will perform and speak briefly about composers who drew criticism and consequences from Soviet authorities by going against the established aesthetic ideology and its dogmas. The program includes music by […]

$30 – $40

CANCELED: Learn Slavic Folk Dancing with Yana Veselova

Please note: this program has been canceled. Sunday, May 22, 11:00am-12:30pm (instruction in English) Members $8, Nonmembers $12, each class limited to 25 participants Program fees are non-refundable. Start with a moderate warm-up, then learn the basics of the East Slavic folk dance chorovod. Chorovod is one of the oldest folk dances and was performed at […]

$8 – $12

CANCELED: Learn Slavic Folk Dancing with Yana Veselova

Sunday, May 22, 1:00-2:30pm (instruction in Russian) Members $8, Nonmembers $12, each class limited to 25 participants Program fees are non-refundable. Start with a moderate warm-up, then learn the basics of the East Slavic folk dance chorovod. Chorovod is one of the oldest folk dances and was performed at festivals and during pagan rituals. It is […]

$8 – $12

Virtual Russian Contemporary Literature Book Group

May 22, 1:00-3:00pm Catch up on your contemporary Russian literature with our book group! We meet over Zoom and have fun and scintillating discussions about the latest in Russian lit. New members are always welcome. This month's book is Sweet Darusya: A Tale of Two Villages by Maria Matios. Contact Amy Consalvi for more information: aconsalvi(at)museumofrussianicons.org

FREE