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First Thursday: Russkie Posidelki

Thursday, April 5, 6:00-8:00pm, Free. No registration required. (Free admission to the Museum from 4:00-8:00pm on the first Thursday of each month.)

Engaging conversation and exchange of ideas related to Russian traditions and culture. Mila Subbotina, Russian Cultural Liaison for the Museum, will introduce a topic and facilitate discussion. Tea and treats are provided. April’s topic is “The Mighty Handful,” five outstanding Russian composers (Balakirev, Cui, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov) whose collective works defined a new “Russian” style of classical music distinct from that of Western composers.