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:
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 […]
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 […]
Registration has closed 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 Museum will be closed for a private event on Saturday, August 14.
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. […]
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. […]
Drop-in Discussion: Monastic Moments Friday, August 27. Held twice: 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm, FREE, no registration required. 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 […]
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
Virtual Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group Sunday, August 29, 1:00-3:00pm EDT Free. New members always welcome. This month’s book: The Goose Fritz by Sergei Lebedev. Please contact email@example.com for more information.