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Take it to the Curator
November 01, 2019

Take it to the Curator

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts

Want to know more about your icon? Bring your objects in for an assessment clinic provided by the members of the Museum's curatorial team. The assessment includes the approximate age of your icon, where and how it was made, and for what purpose it was made. Find out if your icon is a Church icon or an icon for domestic display, and receive information on conservation and appraisal services.

Healthy Basics of Russian Cuisine
November 02, 2019

Healthy Basics of Russian Cuisine

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts

Did you know that Russian cuisine is famous for its health benefits? In this fun cooking class, museum docent and teacher Larissa Dyan will teach the very basics of Russian cooking using ingredients such as beets, cabbage, buckwheat, sunflower oil, all known for their healing properties. Recipes include cooked buckwheat, sour/pickled/fermented cabbage, vinegret (vegetable and beet salad), cabbage salad, and buckwheat salad. At the end of the class, participants will enjoy this healthy Russian meal together.

55th Petroushka Ball
February 07, 2020

55th Petroushka Ball

The Plaza Hotel | New York, New York

The 55th Annual Petroushka Ball to benefit the charitable programs of the Russian Children's Welfare Society (RCWS) will take place in The Plaza Grand Ballroom.

Russkie Posidelki (American Style)
April 05, 2018

Russkie Posidelki (American Style)

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, MA

Engaging conversation and exchange of ideas related to Russian traditions and culture. Tea and treats are provided. April's topic is part two of March's Posidelki, "The Mighty Handful," five composers who created a distinct "Russian" style of classical music.

Tea Room Talk: Samovars in Russian Culture
April 17, 2018

Tea Room Talk: Samovars in Russian Culture

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, MA

The samovar is an essential part of Russian life. Let us sit by the samovar, enjoying tea and Russian sweets while we explore the samovar's history in Russia, as well as the culture of taking tea in Russia. We will also learn the meaning the Russian proverb "Don't go to Tula City with your own samovar."

 

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