Archive for December, 2016

Museum of Flight Program Has Friendly Focus on Furry Fliers

. December 13, 2016

Museum’s “InFlight InSight” series looks at the animal rescue organisation Pilots N Paws SEATTLE – A presentation at the Museum of Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. is geared toward animal-loving aviators. The program will focus on the non-profit animal rescue organization, Pilots N Paws. Museum of Flight educator and pilot will talk about the all-volunteer […]

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Audemars Piguet Museum Acquires Skeleton Watch at Bonhams

Audemars Piguet Museum Acquires Skeleton Watch at Bonhams

. December 12, 2016

The Audemars Piguet Museum was among the international bidders at The Art of Time: Fine American and European Watches and Clocks on 8 December. Selling for $32,500, an Audemars Piguet unique double skeletonized rose gold wrist watch is making its way home back to Le Brassus, Switzerland after 79 years, to be displayed in the […]

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Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Pushkin Hills by Sergei Dovlatov at the Museum of Russian Icons

. December 12, 2016

Pushkin Hills is the story of an unsuccessful writer and inveterate alcoholic who takes a summer job at the Pushkin Hills Preserve in hopes of regaining some balance in his life, only to experience a further unraveling. The New York Review of Books called Pushkin Hills one of Dovlatovs greatest contributions to Russian literature. Museum […]

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Holy Fools to Wonderworkers Exhibit Talk & Tour at the Museum of Russian Icons

Holy Fools to Wonderworkers Exhibit Talk & Tour at the Museum of Russian Icons

. December 12, 2016

Laura Garrity-Arquitt, Museum Registrar and organizer of Holy Fools to Wonderworkers, leads a tour of the exhibit, explaining the distinctions between martyrs, stylites, prophets, ascetics and other types of Orthodox saints, and how they are depicted in iconography. Holy Fools to Wonder Workers will feature 30 icons from the Museum’s collection that are not regularly […]

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First Thursday Film: Morozko (Grandfather Frost) at the Museum of Russian Icons

. December 12, 2016

A comedic fairy tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical stepmother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together. Adults will laugh along with the kids at the nutty characters, ridiculous situations, and magical interventions that have made this a classic of Russian family film. Museum of […]

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