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Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
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.
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 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.
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.
An exhibition of mosaic icons created in the tradition of Byzantine masters will be at the Sheen Center for Culture and Thought. Fashioned from tiny bits of glass that fit together to bring forth a divine image, the icons are created by Oksana Prokopenko.
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.
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.