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To perceive the beauty of folk art means to understand the people's soul and history not by the mind alone, but also by the heart." (Gennadi Blinov, collector of Russian folk toys). Traditional hand-made and hand-painted wooden toys and miniature folk sculptures are an important window into the rich tapestry of Russian culture and history.
Traditional Russian artist and lecturer Marina Forbes will offer a unique workshop on the rich Russian folk tradition of Matryoshka (wooden nested doll) painting. The workshop is open to adults, teens and families with children 6 and up.
Ballet was part of the high drama of the “culture wars,” as the US and USSR jockeyed for position during the Cold War.
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?