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-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.

The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox Iconography
July 24, 2019
The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox Iconography

This presentation focuses on depictions of God the Father, the fountainhead and source of the Holy Trinity, in Orthodox Christian iconography.

Tags: religion
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
Gallery Tour: The Mother of God in Russian Icons
Gallery Tour: The Mother of God in Russian Icons

Docent Jim Flynn offers a closer look at the Museum's collection of icons of the Virgin Mary, and their presentation and significance in Russian culture and religion, from the coming of Christianity in the 10th century to post-Soviet Russia in the 21st.

Tags: icons
Iconography: A Living Tradition
Iconography: A Living Tradition

Using recently completed icons inspired by ancient prototypes, Iconographer Maureen McCormick will explore the constraints of tradition, the limits of self-expression, and the role of free will in the creative process of a 21st century iconographer.

Tags: icons

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