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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.


Lady With a Lapdog With Jokes And a Happy Ending

Pushkin Hall | New York, NY | August 22, 2018

This August, renowned Russian director Aleksey Burago and The Russian Arts Theater and Studio returns with an encore run of Lady With a Lapdog With Jokes and a Happy Ending, a heart-warming, larger-than-life comedy celebrating the short stories of Anton Chekhov.


Socialist Flower Power: Soviet Hippie Culture

The Wende Museum | Culver City, CA | May 20, 2017 to August 26, 2018

This exhibition is devoted to a world that few people know existed and that many find hard to believe did exist: the world of the Soviet hippie movement.


Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day Commemoration

Market Square | Portsmouth, NH | September 05, 2018

In 1905, the Russo-Japanese War ended with the signing of the Portsmouth Peace Treaty at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth NH. Each year, on September 5, the town celebrates Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day in honor of the history and citizen diplomacy of the Treaty.


Faces of Change: Artistic Expression by Natalia Berglund

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN | August 25, 2018 to September 23, 2018

Minneapolis-based artist, Natalia Berglund’s solo exhibition at TMORA, presents a fresh perspective on one of art’s oldest genres. This exhibition attempts to forge links between the past and present by fusing elements of the traditional Russian religious icon with modern glamour and sensual portraiture that is omnipresent in today’s culture.


Nevermore: Leonid Lamm, Selected Works

Zimmerli Art Museum | New Brunswick, NJ | March 03, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Leonid Lamm (1928–2017) was one of the most surprising and versatile artists in the history of Soviet nonconformist and contemporary Russian-American art. He was one of the first Soviet nonconformist artists to create assemblages, and moreover, he played with the complex nature of the written word long before the advent of Sots art.


Icons of the Hellenic World

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, MA | June 22, 2018 to October 21, 2018

Icons of the Hellenic World comes from one of the finest collections of Greek icons in the nation. The exhibition delves deeply into the Hellenic world through the lens of this extraordinary collection of icons and related artifacts from the 11th century to the modern era. The reception will include opening remarks by His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston, tours of the exhibition, and Greek wine and appetizers.


A La Vieille Russie Returns to TEFAF Fall NY

The Park Avenue Armory | New York, NY | October 27, 2018 to October 31, 2018

A La Vieille Russie (ALVR) is pleased to announce its return to TEFAF Fall New York this October at the Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street.


St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble from Russia in Concert

St. James' Episcopal Church | Danbury, CT | December 02, 2018

The St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble, under the direction of Kirill Sokolov, will perform a program of Russian and Western Sacred Music as well as Russian Folk Songs.


The Art of Alexander Gassel

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, MA | May 20, 2018 to January 06, 2019

Contemporary paintings of Russian-American artist and designer Alexander Gassel. Blending the avant-garde with traditional Russian iconography, combining ancient symbols with contemporary subjects, Gassel creates surrealist works that reflect his cultural heritage alongside his experience of life in America.


54th Petroushka Ball

The Plaza Hotel | New York, New York | February 08, 2019

Since its inception in 1965, the Petroushka Ball has been one of New York's most important Russian-American events, attended by over 700 guests representing business, artistic and diplomatic spheres.


From Nonconformism to Feminisms: Russian Women Artists from the Kolodzei Art Foundation

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN | September 15, 2018 to February 10, 2019

The exhibition From Non-Conformism to Feminisms: Russian Women Artists from the Kolodzei Art Foundation is a selection from the Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art,  covering three generations of artists, from the 1960’s to the present. 


Inside the Beehive: Art of Garen Bedrossian

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN | September 15, 2018 to February 10, 2019

Garen Bedrossian’s paintings and sculptures question the relationship of humans and their environment.  In a fascinating project, the artist  partnered with honey bee colonies,  a highly organized and efficient society, to create unique works of art.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Kravis Center | West Palm Beach, FL | February 10, 2019

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Barbara B. Mann Hall | Fort Myers, FL | February 12, 2019

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Indian River Symphonic Association | Vero Beach, FL | February 14, 2019

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


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

University of Florida | Gainesville, FL | February 15, 2019

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College | St. Augustine, FL | February 16, 2019

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


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Peace Center | Greenville, SC | February 18, 2019

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


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall | New York, NY | February 20, 2019

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov, with Mikhail Pletnev on piano.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Center for the Performing Arts | Carmel, IN | February 22, 2019

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


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Hancher Auditorium | Iowa City, IA | February 23, 2019

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.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

McCallum Theatre | Palm Desert, CA | February 26, 2019

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.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Granada Theatre | Santa Barbara, CA | February 27, 2019

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.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Segerstrom Concert Hall | Costa Mesa, CA | February 28, 2019

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.


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Mondavi Center for the Arts | Davis, CA | March 02, 2019

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


Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, CA | March 03, 2019

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