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Free Admission

The Museum is pleased to offer free admission to our visitors during the month of August to honor our founder, Gordon Lankton. Thanks to our generous sponsor:

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Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion

Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion Sunday, August 1, 12:00pm and 2:00pm 1950's America was a time of great economic and social growth, yet a cloud of doomsday hung over the land. Both the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. stockpiled nuclear weapons creating a sense of atomic fear, and spread propaganda portraying each other as the "evil empire." […]

Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nations

Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nations Sunday, August 8, 12:00 and 2:00 pm Free with admission, no registration required. Join intern Shreya Vaidyanathan at either 12:00 or 2:00 pm as she leads interactive discussions and simulations about a nation’s use of atomic weapons. Using primary sources, participants will act as delegates in a conference and debate both sides […]

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Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nation

Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nation Sunday, August 8, 12:00 and 2:00 pm, Free Join intern Shreya Vaidyanathan as she leads an interactive discussion and simulation about a nation’s use of atomic weapons. Using primary sources, participants will act as delegates in a conference and debate both sides of the argument, and at the end reach a decision […]

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Virtual Lectures with Vladislav Andrejev

Virtual Lectures with Vladislav Andrejev Monday, August 9, 12:00-2:30 and Monday, August 16, 12:00-2:30 Members $12, Nonmembers $16, registration required by Friday, August 6. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the morning of the program Prosopon School Founder Vladislav Andrejev presents a two-part lecture that explores the foundations of iconology. In the narrowest sense […]

$12 – $16
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Drop-in Discussion: Monastic Moments

Drop-in Discussion: Monastic Moments Friday, August 13, 12:00pm and 2:00pm, Free Monasteries are often the site of key moments in Orthodox and Russian history, yet monastic life often remains a mystery. Director of Interpretation Amy Consalvi will discuss three icons in the museum’s collection that explore the history and meaning behind monasticism. Image: Saint Evdokia, c. […]

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Museum Closed

The Museum will be closed for a private event on Saturday, August 14.

Virtual Lectures with Vladislav Andrejev

Virtual Lectures with Vladislav Andrejev Monday, August 16, 12:00-2:30 This is a two-part lecture. Please go to August 9 on this events calendar to register for this program. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the morning of the program Prosopon School Founder Vladislav Andrejev presents a two-part lecture that explores the foundations of iconology. […]

$12 – $16

Drop-in Discussion: Surprising Saints

Drop-in Discussion: Surprising Saints Saturday, August 21, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm, Free Do you ever look at an icon and wonder why a particular person is a saint? Join museum registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt for a lively exploration of some of the more unusual and mysterious saints in the Museum’s collection. Image: Mary of Egypt, c. […]

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Drop-in Discussion: Reading Between the Lines

Drop-in Discussion: Reading Between the Lines Saturday, August 28, 12:00pm and 2:00pm, Free Everything painted into an icon has meaning and purpose, but how do you begin to read an icon? Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt will explore the different forms of symbolism used by iconographers to convey a complex story or message. Image: Saint Nicholas

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