Free Admission in August

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:


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. […]


Drop-in Discussion: Monastic Moments

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

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

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 for more information.


SOLD OUT Take it to the Curator

This session of Take it to the Curator is sold out. Please watch our calendar for the next time we offer this program. Take it to the Curator-SOLD OUT An icon assessment program provided by the Museum of Russian Icons curatorial staff Friday, September 3, 11:00am-3:00pm $20 per object, limit four objects per 20-minute time slot, […]

Free First Sunday

Free First Sunday Sunday, September 5, 11:00am-5:00pm Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation.


Free First Sunday Drop-In Discussion

Mother of God Umilinya with Saints, 17th century Free First Sunday Drop-In Discussion Sunday, September 5, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. May be held indoors or outdoors, weather-depending. What makes an icon, an icon? What are the key characteristics used to depict saints? Join docent Barbara Blankenship for an interactive and immersive experience, where to understand icons you […]