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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.


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.


Red Shoes: Love, Politics, and Dance During the Cold War

The Wende Museum | Culver City, CA | September 16, 2018 to January 13, 2019

Ballet was part of the high drama of the “culture wars,” as the US and USSR jockeyed for position during the Cold War.


War of Nerves: Psychological Landscapes of the Cold War

The Wende Museum | Culver City, CA | September 16, 2018 to January 13, 2019

Beyond missiles, bombs and politics, the Cold War was a war of the mind. But as two great powers struggled for the ultimate victory, how were the sciences of the mind deployed, and what were the psychological costs?


Opulence Rediscovered: The Romanov Liturgical Silver

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts | October 19, 2018 to January 13, 2019

The first exhibition in more than 50 years of a lost masterpiece, an extraordinary set of Orthodox liturgical implements made in 1877 as part of the imperial dowry of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna Romanova (1853-1920).


Mosaic Icon Exhibition by Oksana Prokopenko

Sheen Center for Culture and Thought | New York, NY | December 20, 2018 to January 18, 2019

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.


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.


Views from the Eastern Front: Russian Modernism and the Great War

Amherst Center for Russian Culture | Amherst, MA | November 12, 2018 to February 17, 2019

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.


Exhibition of Rare Russian Prints

Green Lion Gallery | Bath, ME | November 23, 2018 to March 25, 2019

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