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Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane
January 25, 2019
Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane

The Sacred in the Profane offers a survey of Simun’s unique capacity to find forms that appear in ancient art and Christian iconography in molded plastic and other consumer objects since his arrival to the United States from Russia in the early 1980s.

Tags: exhibit, art
Jacques' Menagerie: Hnizdovsky Prints from the Christina and George Gamota Collection
January 25, 2019
Jacques' Menagerie: Hnizdovsky Prints from the Christina and George Gamota Collection

Jacques Hnizdovsky's art expressed his capacity for joy, humor, and hope, most often in of animals from the Bronx Zoo, and has been widely recognized and beloved for over half a century. This exhibition presents a single collection of Hnizdovsky prints (woodcuts, linocuts, and etchings), as well as one of his paintings, which are rarely seen.

Tags: animals, exhibit, art
31st Annual Russian Festival
January 25, 2019
31st Annual Russian Festival

The 31st Annual Russian Festival at the Russian Center of San Francisco is a celebration of Russian food, music, song, dance and arts and crafts.

Tags: festival
Curator's Talk with Lisa Crossman
January 18, 2019
Curator's Talk with Lisa Crossman

Join Fitchburg Art Museum Curator Lisa Crossman for an engaging look at the art of Konstantin Simun in his latest exhibition, The Sacred in the Profane.

Tags: religion, art
An Evening of Russian Music and Ballet
January 2, 2019
An Evening of Russian Music and Ballet

Featuring stars from the Russian National Orchestra and the Bolshoi Ballet. Expect an exhilarating evening of Russian ballet, including music from Swan Lake and other favorites.

Tags: bolshoi, ballet
Pop-up Makerspace: Plastics!
January 18, 2019
Pop-up Makerspace: Plastics!

Recycle your used plastic (milk jugs, yogurt containers, plastic bags, anything that can be repurposed) and create a work of art at the same time.This edition of the Museum's Pop-up Makerspace encourages children and families to find a second purpose for their single-use plastics that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

Interactive Lecture  Amulets, Talismans, & Reliquaries
January 18, 2019
Interactive Lecture Amulets, Talismans, & Reliquaries

Throughout history, humans have been found to use a variety of found and manipulated materials to adorn themselves for purposes including religious worship, rites of passage, and as powerful symbols of protection for the wearer.

Tags: art
UW Russian Folk Orchestra Spring 2019 Concert
January 16, 2019
UW Russian Folk Orchestra Spring 2019 Concert

The University of Wisconsin Russian Folk Orchestra, now in its 22nd season, presents its annual Spring Concert.

Views from the Eastern Front: Russian Modernism and the Great War
November 12, 2018
Views from the Eastern Front: Russian Modernism and the Great War

This exhibition presents works by Russian avant-garde artists and symbolist poets and explores the ways in which Russian modernists engaged with and reflected on themes of war, violence and destruction during World War I.

Tags: avant-garde, art
Exhibition of Rare Russian Prints
November 19, 2018
Exhibition of Rare Russian Prints

Green Lion Gallery & From Russia With Art are presenting an exhibition of etchings and other prints by some of Moscow’s leading artists.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Costa Mesa, CA features works by Glazunov, Chopin, and Prokofiev.

Tags: orchestra, music
Smile Upon Us, Lord
August 20, 2018
Smile Upon Us, Lord

​Rimas Tuminas' adaptation of two novels by fellow Lithuanian, Grigory Kanovich, is a dreamy, ruminative, comedic road trip, centering around the parlous fortunes of Eastern European Jews at the start of the 20th century.

King Lear
August 20, 2018
King Lear

Yury Butusov's brilliant, award-winning staging of King Lear tells us a story in which the collapse of a family, the collapse of a country, and the collapse of an individual are all connected to each other.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Carmel, IN features works by Rachmaninov.

Tags: orchestra, music
Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Davis, CA features works by Rachmaninov.

Tags: orchestra, music
Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Santa Barbara, CA features works by Rachmaninov.

Tags: orchestra, music
Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Iowa City, IA features works by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev.

Tags: orchestra, music
Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Davis, CA features works by Rachmaninov.

Tags: orchestra, music
Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Palm Desert, CA features works by Rachmaninov.

Tags: orchestra, music
Russian National Orchestra in Concert
August 8, 2018
Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Glazunov, Chopin, and Prokofiev.

Tags: orchestra, music

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