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Press Releases

2022

Lecture: Saving Ukrainian Museum with Oleksandra Kovalchuk

Simon Morsink Appointed Executive Director of The Museum of Russian Icons

After Sixteen Years of Leadership, Museum of Russian Icons Founding Director
Kent dur Russell to Retire in May, Leaving a Strong Legacy

Images of Atheism: The Soviet Assault on Religion

Pysanka: Symbol of Renewal Reinstalled Featuring Three New Works

2021

The Museum of Russian Icons Receives Highest National Recognition

Awarded Re-Accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums

The Long Way Home: A Photographic Journey with Gordon Lankton

The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Russian Icons announces the death of founder Gordon B. Lankton

Works by Alexander Gassel

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IN THE NEWS

2022

8/3/2022 The Arts Fuse: Visual Arts Interview: Oleksandra Kovalchuk on “Saving Ukrainian Art”

8/1/2022 Inquiry with Mark Lynch, WICN Public Radio: Simon Morsink-Museum of Russian Icons

7/30/2022 Daily Kos: Art Notes

7.21.2022 New England Magazine: 10 events to visit in Massachusetts this August

7.20.2022 The Boston Globe: ‘Believing Is Bad for You’: At the Museum of Russian Icons, ‘Images of Atheism’

7.11.2022 Boston Russian Gazette: An anti-religious exhibition at the Museum of Russian Icons

7.5.2022 Antiques & The Arts Weekly: Q & A with Simon Morsink

6.27.2022 The Clinton Item: Museum talk will discuss ‘Saving Ukrainian Art,’ benefit for Museum for Change

5.29.2022 Russian Icon Collection: Museum of Russian Icons Appoints New Executive Director

5.27.2022 Telegram & Gazette: Dutch art historian Simon Morsink named executive director of Museum of Russian Icons

5.26.2022 Artfixdaily.com: Simon Morsink Appointed Executive Director of the Museum of Russian Icons

5.26.2022 Worcester Business Journal: Museum of Russian Icons appoints new executive director

5.26.2022 broadwayworld.com: Dutch Art Historian Simon Morsink Appointed New Director Of Museum Of Russian Icons

5.15.2022 Clinton Item: Exhibit on atheism will enlighten, enrage while teaching about the Soviet influence on religion

5.15.2022 Artdaily.com: “Images of Atheism: The Soviet Assault on Religion” opens at Museum of Russian Icons

5.7.2022 Art New England: The Seeds of Russia’s Propaganda Campaign

5.6.2022 shopantiques.com: Images Of Atheism: The Soviet Assault On Religion

5.3.2022 Arts & Antiques Weekly: Images Of Atheism: The Soviet Assault On Religion

4.27.2022 Telegram & Gazette: Images of Atheism: The Soviet Assault on Religion Coming to Museum of Russian Icons on May 5

4.26.2022: Clinton Item: ‘Images of Atheism: The Soviet Assault on Religion’ coming to Museum of Russian Icons May 5

4.18.2022 artdaily.com: Museum of Russian Icons Founding Director Kent Dur Russell to Retire in May

4.17.2022 Sun Journal and Portland Press Herald: Egg Decorating Takes on Deeper Meaning for Maine Artist with Ukrainian Roots

4.16.2022 Nonprofit News: Changes at the Museum of Russian Icons

4.15.2022 WGBH Open Studio with Jared Bowen

4.14.2022 Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Director of Clinton’s Museum of Russian Icons Kent dur Russell retiring in May

4.12.2022 artfixdaily.com Museum of Russian Icons Founding Director Kent Dur Russell to Retire in May

4.5.2022 broadwayworld.com: IMAGES OF ATHEISM: THE SOVIET ASSAULT ON RELIGION Opens At Museum Of Russian Icons On May 5

3.17.2022 The Boston Globe: Ukrainian-American Artist Lesia Sochor Shares Paintings of Pysanky at the Museum of Russian Icons

3.17.2022 tremainewright.com: Ukrainian-American Artist Lesia Sochor’s Pysanka: Symbol of Renewal Returns to View

3.17.2022 artfixdaily.com: Ukrainian-American Artist Lesia Sochor’s Pysanka: Symbol of Renewal Exhibit Returns to View

3.8.2022 broadwayworld.com: MoRI Remounts Solo Exhibition By Ukrainian-American Artist Lesia Sochor, Featuring Three New Works

3.6.2022 Spectrum News One: Museum of Russian Icons Displays a Ukrainian Piece in Solidarity

3.4.2022 Telegram & Gazette: Museum of Russian Icons Denounces Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

3.3.2022 Artscope Magazine: A GLORIOUS TRADITION: MODERN SYMBOLISM AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ICONS

2.7.2022 Artfixdaily.com: The Museum of Russian Icons opens an exhibition exploring the importance of tea culture in Russian art

2.5.2022 The Clinton Item: The Museum of Russian Icons Explores the Tradition of Tea in Russian Culture

2.3.2022 The Lowell Sun: Eye on Art: Russian tea traditions highlight new Icons exhibition

2.3.2022 Sentinel & Enterprise: Russian tea traditions highlight new Icons exhibition

1.4.2022 Franklinmatters.org: Second Sunday Speaker Series

1.5.2022 Broadwayworld.com: Museum of Russian Icons Appoints Three New Trustees

1.7.2022 Artfixdaily.com: Museum of Russian Icons Appoints Three New Board Members

2021

7.28.2021 Broadwayworld.com: Museum Of Russian Icons Earns Highest Honor From American Alliance Of Museums

7.6.2021 USA Today: Mark Your Calendars: Smithsonian Magazine’s Free Museum Day is Back After Last Year’s COVID-19 Cancellation

7.2.2021 Telegram & Gazette Atomic Alert! Looks at the Cold War in America

4.15.2021 Harvard Magazine: Staff Pick: Alexander Gassel’s Painted Poetry

4.7.2021 WGBH Boston Public Radio: Arts Roundup

3.9.2021 Clinton Item: Gordon Lankton left a legacy of plastics, icons and community support in adopted hometown

3.8.2021 broadwayworld.com: The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Russian Icons Announces the Death of Founder Gordon Lankton

3.8.2021 artdaily.com: The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Russian Icons Announces Death of Founder Gordon Lankton

3.8.2021 Plastics News: Obituary Former Nypro Owner Gordon Lankton

3.8.2021 Worcester Business Journal: Gordon Lankton dies at 89, leaving a legacy of business success and cultural appreciation

3.5.2021 300magazine.com: Russian Iconography & Avant-Garde in the art of Alexander Gassel

3.3.2021 russianicon.com: Alexander Gassel’s New Exhibit at the Museum of Russian Icons

3.2.2021 fineartshipper.com: Alexander Gassel’s Retrospective Exhibition to Open at MORI on March 5

3.1.2021 Art New England: Museum of Russian Icons

2.18.2021 The Lowell Sun: Museum of Russian Icons Reopens

2.11.2021 Artfix Daily: Painted Poetry: Alexander Gassel, A Retrospective opens at Museum of Russian Icons

2.11.2021 Telegram & Gazette: Painted Poetry combines art with Alexander Gassel’s own words

1.21.2021 Telegram & Gazette: Museum of Russian Icons offering online exhibition: Painted Poetry

1.1.2021 Art New England: Museum of Russian Icons

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