Past Press Releases

Past News Stories

2020

11.26.2020 The Lowell Sun: Christmas in Clinton

10.22.2020 Clinton Item: Lacquer boxes featured at Clinton’s Museum of Russian Icons

10.21.2020 MIlford Daily News: Small pieces of exquisite art

10.9.2020 Telegram & Gazette: Museum offer up Russian history with a twist

9.18.2020 WGBH Open Studio: Faberge Easter Eggs

9.1.2020 Artscope: Capsule Previews Faberge Easter Eggs

8.9.2020 Telegram & Gazette: Take the Long Way Home with Museum of Russian Icons Founder Gordon Lankton

8.3.2020 WICN Radio: Kent Russel & Nick Capasso

7.3.2020 Hyperallergic.com Lana Sloutsky Named Curator at the Museum of Russian Icons

7.1.2020 Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons Appoints New Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

7.1.2020 Artdaily.com: Museum of Russian Icons Appoints Lana Sloutsky as Curator of Collections

7.1.2020 Worcester Business Journal: Museum of Russian Icons Names New Curator

6.29.2020 WICN Radio: Kent Russel & Nick Capasso

5.12.2020 Artfix Daily: The Museum of Russian Icons offers virtual visits and free access to online collections

3.13.2020 New England Magazine: 12 of the best exhibitions in New England this Spring

2.24.2020 WICN Radio: Michael Scheibach—Atomic Alert

1.15.2020 Telegram & Gazette: Museum Planning Three Cultural Shows

1.14.2020 Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons announced spring 2020 exhibitions

1.7.2020 broadwayworld.com: Museum of Russian Icons New Exhibitions ‘Atomic Alert!’ & ‘Pysanka: Symbol of Renewal’ to Open in March

1.1.2020 Artsope Magazine: MYTHOLOGIZING AND ROMANTICIZING: SERGEI DIAGHILEV’S REVOLUTIONARY BALLET COMPANY BROUGHT TO LIFE

2019

12.13.19 Telegram & Gazette: Pianist Ivan Gusev to perform at Museum of Russian Icons

12.8.19 Telegram & Gazette: Pianist presenting Museum Winter Concert

11.10.2019 WICN Radio: Kent Russell & Daniela Rivera

11.7.19 Artfixdaily.com: Emil Otto Hoppé: Photographs of the Ballets Russes Opens at Museum of Russian Icons on Nov. 15

10.18.19 Harvard Magazine: Staff Picks: Images from the Ballets Russes

10.16.19 DatingNews.com: Editors’ Choice Award: The Museum of Russian Icons Can Inspire Thoughtful Dates in a Quiet Massachusetts Town

9.5.19 Artgeek.io: The Largest Collection of Russian Icons Outside Russia

8.19.2019 WICN Radio: Lynette Hull

8.15.19 Artgeek.io: Emil Otto Hoppé: Photographs from the Ballets Russes

7.21.19 Artdaily.com: Museum of Russian Icons presents Wrestling with Angels

7.19.19 The Clinton Item: Contemporary artists “Wrestling with Angels” in new icon show

7.18.19 Artgeek.io: Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography

6.20.19 Artfix Daily: The Museum of Russian Icons presents Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School

6.17.19 Orthodox Arts Journal: Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School

4.5.19 The Lowell Sun: Hungry for Color? Local Galleries have Something for Hue.

4.2.19 Artfix Daily: The Museum of Russian Icons presents Zhostovo: A Russian-American Odyssey

4.1.19 Museum Open House: Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane at the Museum of Russian Icons

3.31.19 The Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons Presents ‘Zhostovo: A Russian-American Odyssey’

3.26.19 Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Clinton Museum Partners with British Museum

3.25.19 Byzantine Blog: Museum Of Russian Icons Announces Partnership With The British Museum

3.25.19 The Clinton Item: New Temporary Exhibits at the Museum of Russian Icons

3.25.19 ArtFix Daily: Museum of Russian Icons Announces Partnership with The British Museum

3.21.19 Worcester Magazine: Spring Arts Preview 2019

3.20.19 Boston Globe: The Plastic Fantastic, in Two Art Exhibits

3.18.19 The Clinton Item: Senior Project: Iconic History in the Making

3.14.19 Wicked Local Lincoln: 5 Things to Do in and Around Lincoln: See Prints at the Museum

3.15.19 Broadway World: Museum of Russian Icons presents Jacques’ Menagerie

3.6.19 Artfix Daily: Jacques’ Menagerie Opens at Museum of Russian Icons

2.22.19 Clinton Item: Finding the Sacred in the Profane

2.5.19 Worcester Telegram: Exhibit Looks at Sacred in the Profane

1.19.19 The Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons present Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane

1.16.19 Broadway World: Museum of Russian Icons features Konstantin Simun

2018

12.26.2018 Business Insider: From corncobs to cosmonauts, here’s a look some of the holiday ornaments that were popular in the Soviet Union when Christmas was banned

12.25.2018 PRI’s The World: A peek at some Soviet era ornaments

12.23.2018 Open Studio with Jared Bowen: Soviet Era Ornaments

12.20.2018 Greater Boston: Christmas at the Museum of Russian Icons

12.01.2018 vacationidea.com: 25 Best Things in Massachusetts

11.24.2018 Telegram & Gazette: Corncobs to Cosmonauts Kicks Off Holiday Season at the Museum of Russian Icons

11.12.2018 Clinton Item: Corncobs to Cosmonauts Lights up Holiday Season at the Museum of Russian Icons

11.11.18 Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons Announces Holiday Programs

11.8.18 Broadway World: The Museum of Russian Icons Features Mystery, Fantasy, And Resistance: A Piano Concert With Yoko Hagino

11.5.18 ArtFix Daily: CORNCOBS TO COSMONAUTS: Redefining the Holidays during the Soviet Era

11.4.18 Art Fuse: Coming Attractions

10.31.18 Artscope: Tinsel Time in Clinton: Russia’s Holiday Icons Show Our Similarities

10.31.18 Clinton Item: Holiday-themed exhibits coming to the Museum of Russian Icons

8.28.2018 WICN Radio: Kent Russell & Laura Garrity-Arquitt on Emil Hoppé

10.19.2018 ArtDaily.com: The Museum of Russian Icons Opens the First Exhibition in 50 Years of Lost Masterpiece

10.17.2018 Milton Times: The Scene Beyond Milton

10.14.2018 Worcester Telegram: Museum Opening Display of Romanov Silver

10.14.2018 Russian Art and Culture: Corncobs to Cosmonauts: Redefining the Holidays in the Soviet Era

9.30.2018 Artfix Daily: Opulence Rediscovered: The Romanov Liturgical Silver

9.13.2018 Newgrouptour.com: Corncobs to cosmonauts explores the holidays during the Soviet era at the Museum of Russian Icons

9.07.2018 Worcester Business Journal: Forty Under Forty: Water or Vodka

8.29.2018 Broadway World: Corncobs to Cosmonauts Redefines the Holidays at the Museum of Russian Icons

8.20.2018 Jezebel: Hello, Please Take a Free Museum Ticket Thank You

6.28.2018 Russia Beyond the Headlines: 8 Russian art museums that you can find in your country

6.22.2018 The Clinton Item: Two exhibits on display at Museum of Russian Icons

6.12.2018 Greek Boston: Icons of the Hellenic World Exhibition Opening Reception in Clinton MA

5.10.2018 MetroWest Daily News: Arts Preview

5.10.2018 Artfix Daily: Museum of Russian Icons presents Contemporary Russian American Artist Alexander Gassel

5.23.2018 Broadway World.com: ‘Icons of the Hellenic World’ Opens at Museum of Russian Icons on June 22

5.1.2018 Orthodox Observer: Massachusetts Museum to Exhibit Greek-Byzantine Icons

5.25.2018 Telegram & Gazette: Russian artist Alexander Gassel makes cultural and artistic transitions in the U.S. look seamless

3.22.2018 Broadway World: Museum of Russian Icons presents Alexander Gassel

1.20.2018 Artdaily.org: The Museum of Russian Icons opens “Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles”

1.20.2018 Artfix Daily: Museum of Russian Icons presents Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles

1.16.2018 Clinton Item: Ukrainian rushnyky subject of new exhibit at Clinton museum

01.11.2018 GoLocal Worcester: Museum of Russian Icons to Host Exhibition Celebrating Ukrainian Culture

01.11.2018 Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons presents exhibit of sacred Ukrainian textiles

01.11.2018 Clinton Item: Museum of Russian Icons to present ‘Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles

01.07.2018 Harvard Press: January at the Museum of Russian Icons

2017

11.30.2017 Wicked Local: Museum of Russian Icons to Host St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble

11.26.2017 Metrowest Daily News: Migration and Memory at Russian Icons Museum Features Jewish Artists

11.21.2017 Chicago Tribune:Massachusetts Russian icon museum gets major donation

11.20.17 Philippine Canadian Enquirer: Massachusetts Russian Icon Museum Gets Major Donation

11.15.2017 Art Daily: Museum of Russian Icons Receives Major Gift of more than 100 Works

11.15.2017 Broadway World: Museum of Russian Icons Receives Largest Gift Since Founding

11.15.2017 Worcester Business Journal: Museum of Russian Icons Receives Largest Donation of Artifacts

11.15.2017 Telegram and Gazette: Artifact Collection Donated to Museum of Russian Icons

11.13.2017 PRI The World: How the Russian Revolution Changed the Lives of Jewish Artists

11.2.0017 Artscope Magazine: Migration + Memory: Revolutionary Jewish Art in Clinton

10.12.2017 Artfix Daily: Migration + Memory: Jewish Artists of the Russian and Soviet Empires

10.12.2017 Museum Open House: Migration + Memory: Jewish Artists of the Russian and Soviet Empires

10.13.2017 Telegram and Gazette: New Exhibit Studies work of 20th century Jewish Artists in Russia

10.27.2017 Clinton Item: Museum of Russian Icons Announces New Program Series

8.24.2017 Sentinel & Enterprise: Comedian-author to speak at Clinton museum on revolutions of 1917 and their modern-day effect

7.25.2017 NPR: For One Artist, Russian Orthodox Icons Mean the Perfect Blend of Art and Spirit

7.2017 Atlas Obscura: Museum of Russian Icons

6.10.2017 The Telegram & Gazette: “Fantastic Beasts” on Display

6.3.2017 The Telegram & Gazette: Fantastic Beast Show Opens with Family Day

6.1.2017 Atlas Obscura: This old mill and former police station now present a world-class collection of Orthodox iconography

5.29.2017 The Telegram & Gazette: Ethiopian Works Show Off Another Side of Icons

5.4.2017 Icons of Ethiopia US Exhibit at Museum of Russian Icons in Massachusetts

3.26.2017 GoLocal Worcester: Museum of Russian Icons to Host Zolotoj Plyos Concert

3.4.2017 The Harvard Press: A Bit of Ethiopia in Clinton

1.22.2017 Russian Icons & Antiques Blog: The Museum of Russian Icons

3.23.17 Worcester Magazine: Spring Arts Preview 2017

2016

11.17.16 Sentinel & Enterprise: Weekend Best Bets Museum to Show Rarely Seen Icons

09.15.16 The Harvard Press: Museum of Russian Icons celebrates 10 years

09.08.16 GoLocalWorcester.com: Museum of Russian Icons Kick off 10th Anniversary Celebration October 15

09.07.16 artfixdaily.com: New England’s Museum of Russian Icons Celebrates 10 Years with Party and Programs

08.21.16 Wicked Local Hanson: The trouble with angels: Rescued Tiffany stained glass at Clinton museum

07.22.16 Clinton Item: Tiffany glass windows on display at Clinton museum

07.21.16 Sentinal & Enterprise: Tiffany windows gleam in ‘Angels’ exhibit at Museum of Russian Icons

07.18.16 Worcester Business Journal: Russian icon museum faces international incidents, fundraising goals

07.03.16 Boston Globe: Clinton museum returns icons to Russia, diffusing international controversy

06.28.16 Worcester Telegram: Rediscovered Tiffany Windows coming to Clinton gallery

05.25.16 Boston Globe: Museum in Clinton sending icons to Russia

05.25.16 The Item: Museum of Russian Icons making international news

05.23.16 Worcester Telegram: Delaney joins Museum of Russian Icons team

04.26.16 Worcester Telegram: Russian Duo set to perform at Museum of Russian Icons

03.06.16 Worcester Telegram: In Clinton, Russian natives recall life under USSR shadow

02.12.16 The Item: New display offers family-friendly fun

01.18.16 The Item: Matryoshka doll exhibit opens Feb. 11

01.13.16 WBUR’s The ARTery: 13 Art Exhibitions To See This Winter

2015
12.08.15 The Catholic Free Press: St. Nicholas comes to town

11.27.15 The Item: ‘Discovering St. Nicholas’ finds the truth behind the story

10.20.15 Worcester Telegram: Clinton landmark receives AAM accreditation

10.17.15 Boston Globe: For museum donor, collecting nesting dolls a journey of hope

08.16.15 Boston Globe: The Ticket: Art, Byzantium to Russia

07.12.15 Worcester Telegram: Basketmaker will share his craft

07.12.15 Worcester Telegram: Collection of nesting dolls finds new home at Museum of Russian Icons

07.04.15 Worcester Telegram: Museum now home to woman’s nesting doll collection

06.30.15 Artscope Magazine: The British Museum Dazzles at Museum of Russian Icons

06.27.15 Boston Globe: The ticket: art, Top Pick by Sebastian Smee

06.07.15 Boston Globe: The ticket: art, Top Pick by Sebastian Smee

05.14.15 Worcester Magazine: From ancient Byzantium to Clinton

05.09.15 Worcester Telegram: Tahanto students explore new exhibit from British Museum

05.06.15 Metrowest Daily News: Russian stories, artifacts reincarnated en route to Clinton

05.03.15 Worcester Telegram: Icons from British Museum on view in Clinton

05.02.15 Russia Beyond the Headlines: Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200 to 1900

04.11.15 Boston Globe: Two major exhibitions at Museum of Russian Icons

03.15.15 Lowell Sun: Weekend Lectures

03.11.15 Crux-Covering all things Catholic: Praying with icons

03.01.15 Tewksbury Town Crier: Russian Treasures

02.01.15 Metrowest Daily News: EXHIBIT: Ethiopian icons reveal ancient Christian culture

02.01.15 Metrowest Daily News: VIDEO: Ethiopian art at Russian Icons Museum

01.26.15 Worcester Telegram: Russian icon museum showcases Ethiopian art

01.29.15 Johnny Appleseed Country feature: Ethiopian Exhibit at the Museum of Russian Icons

01.23.15 The Item: New exhibit explores Ethiopian icons

01.22.15 Worcester Telegram: Ethiopian icon exhibit in Clinton

01.18.15 Mass Vacation Blog: The One-of-a-Kind Museum of Russian Icons