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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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 Sunday, September 5, 11:00am-5:00pm Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation.
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 […]
Free Admission on Clinton Olde Home Day Saturday, September 11, 11:00am - 5:00pm The Museum of Russian Icons is offering free admission on Saturday, September 11 in celebration of Clinton’s 21st Annual Olde Home Day. Take a guided tour of the museum, view exhibits celebrating the life of Museum Founder Gordon Lankton, and bring the kids […]
Virtual Lecture: Painting the Virtues of the Czar in Early Muscovy Saturday, September 11, 1:00-2:00pm FREE, thanks to a grant from Mass Humanities. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the morning of the program. Virtue was a perennial theme of premodern art and literature, and Russia was no exception in this regard. This talk […]
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day at the Museum of Russian Icons Saturday, September 18, 2021, 11:00-5:00 Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Visit the Smithsonian magazine website to print your ticket. […]
Virtual Course: Orthodox Iconography presented by Professor Raoul Smith Wednesday, September 22, 9:30-11:30 Wednesday, September 29, 9:30-11:30 Wednesday, October 6, 9:30-11:30 Wednesday, October 13, 9:30, 11:30 Each class will have a short, 10-minute break and include time for Q+A. Classes will be recorded for registered students. Members $100, Nonmember $125 Registration required by Monday, September 13. […]