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Tea Room Talk: An Illustrated History of Russian Tea

Saturday, June 16, 1:00-2:30pm. Members $5, Nonmembers $5 in addition to Museum admission.

Docent Larissa Dyan uses Russian artwork and other imagery to illustrate the history and traditions of tea-drinking in Russia in this colorful PowerPoint presentation. Learn how tea made its way from China to Russia; where “real’ Russian tea grows; how a samovar is used; and many other fascinating facts. Tea and treats will be shared after the presentation.