Events Calendar

The Russian Life Events Calendar is your first stop for finding Russophile-related events in the US and around the world. Have an event to share? Use our submission form to give us all the details of your event and we will add it to our database.

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Russian Souvenirs
September 18, 2019
Russian Souvenirs

Direct from Krasnoyarsk: The National Dance Company of Siberia, founded in 1960 by distinguished choreographer Mikhail Godenko, premieres its majestic new show Russian Souvenirs. Like a fairy tale revealed, 50 stunningly virtuosic dancers In lavish costumes flow from one popular Siberian folk dance to the next in a single, grand choreographic symphony.

Deceptively Modern Jewelry: 1940s to 1980s
September 18, 2019
Deceptively Modern Jewelry: 1940s to 1980s

A La Vieille Russie, the jeweler known worldwide for their exquisite collection of unique Russian treasures and great vintage jewels, is excited to present their latest jewelry collection 'Deceptively Modern Jewelry: 1940s to 1980s.'

Moscow Operetta's Count Orlov Musical in HD
September 18, 2019
Moscow Operetta's Count Orlov Musical in HD

Special screenings of the Moscow Opera's award-winning, hit musical being presented in HD in cinemas across the US.

Claudio Koporossy. Acqua russa
September 18, 2019
Claudio Koporossy. Acqua russa

Water is the "magnificent obsession" of Claudio Koporossy. Koporossy is an Italian-Swiss photographer who has been working hard for years to capture in one click the infinite shapes of water that dance and resonate in the grandiose fountains located in squares and monumental gardens around the world.

Barynya - from Russian With Love
August 31, 2019
Barynya - from Russian With Love

Russian traditional music, songs, and dances with multiple costume changes.

55th Petroushka Ball
August 20, 2019
55th Petroushka Ball

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.

Russian-Language Gallery Tour: Rembrandt to Picasso
August 20, 2019
Russian-Language Gallery Tour: Rembrandt to Picasso

Join a Museum Guide for a free Russian-language tour of the special exhibition Rembrandt to Picasso: Five Centuries of European Works on Paper.

Lovely Wild
August 12, 2019
Art Exhibition - Lovely Wild

Inspired by Russian fairytales, the artwork in this exhibtion is a collaboration between Oksana Prokopenko and Anthony Santella.

St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble from Russia in Concert
August 11, 2019
St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble from Russia in Concert

The St. Peterburg Men's Ensemble from Russia, an award-winning a cappella quartet under the direction of Kirill Sokolov, will perform a concert of Russian sacred, classical and folk music.

All Russian Program with the SF Symphony
August 6, 2019
All Russian Program with the SF Symphony

Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Karina Canellakis makes her San Francisco Symphony debut in a presentation of music by two Russian heavyweights.

A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers
July 24, 2019
A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers

Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the "grammar" of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: it takes practice, practice, practice!

Tags: aert, seminar, icons
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
July 24, 2019
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum of Russian Icons, participating museums, and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

Tags: museum
Why wrestle angels?
July 24, 2019
Why wrestle angels?

Wrestling with Angels explores how God relates to man and how man wrestles with God in order to understand life's meaning. In this curator's talk, discover the unspoken assumptions behind the icons, how the iconographer communicates these assumptions artistically and why they matter.

Tags: religion, museum, icons
Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School
July 3, 2019
Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School

An exhibition of forty-six luminous contemporary icons by sixteen iconographers from the Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography. Exploring the recent renaissance of this ancient tradition, the exhibition will feature icons by the founder of the Prosopon School, Vladislav Andrejev, along with works by master iconographers, instructors, and apprentices.

46th Annual Russian Festival
June 7, 2019
46th Annual Russian Festival

Don't miss the Annual Russian Festival, marking more than 45 years in Baltimore. During this festive weekend, we invite you to savor the authentic foods, prepared by the parishioners, browse the import kiosk, visit the children's corner, and enjoy the dance groups and musical ensembles.

Tags: festival, russian festival
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
May 22, 2019
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet announces the Gift of Christmas Tour, coming to cities large and small, from Boston to Los Angeles, and Vancouver to Miami, with Great Russian Nutcracker performances.

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
May 15, 2019
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs an afternoon of some of Russia’s greatest works conducted by Volodymyr Sirenko and featuring the extraordinary pianist Olga Kern as guest soloist.

Zhostovo: A Russian-American Odyssey
March 29, 2019
Zhostovo: A Russian-American Odyssey

A new mini-exhibition of trays and boxes painted in the traditional Zhostovo-style will be on view in the lobby at the Museum of Russian Icons through October 20.  These treasures are created by American decorative painter and teacher Tricia Joiner, and Zhostovo Master Painter Vyacheslav (Slava) Letkov.

Tags: zhostovo, exhibit, art
Irina Nakhova: Museum on the Edge
March 26, 2019
Irina Nakhova: Museum on the Edge

Irina Nakhova: Museum on the Edge is the artist’s first museum retrospective in the United States. Nakhova stands apart both from the first generation of Moscow conceptualists and from her younger peers. Unlike many of her colleagues, in whose works the narrative or textual component plays a prominent role, Nakhova draws on the visual and cultural dimensions of her dialogue with art history for the conceptual content of her work.

Eduard Gorokhovsky:  From Siberia to Moscow
Eduard Gorokhovsky: From Siberia to Moscow

Eduard Gorokhovsky: From Siberia to Moscow, Selected Works on Paper from the Kolodzei Art Foundation, features selected drawings from the 1960s and early 1970s by prominent Russian artist Eduard Gorokhovsky (1929-2004) while he was living and working in Novosibirsk and artist's prints and drawings from his Moscow period.

Tags: art

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