Archive for July, 2017

Museum of Russian Icons Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

Museum of Russian Icons Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

. July 19, 2017

Join Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt in a fascinating expedition through the galleries to discover the many animals in our collection. Learn about the symbolism behind each animal and how it connects to medieval art history. The tour is appropriate for all ages. Kids and kids-at-heart can arrive up to 30 minutes early to make their […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announces  Lecture: Church-State Relations in Russia: An Historical Overview with Prof. James T. Flynn

Museum of Russian Icons announces Lecture: Church-State Relations in Russia: An Historical Overview with Prof. James T. Flynn

. July 19, 2017

The relationship between Church and State in Russia has always been a complex one. James T. Flynn, Professor Emeritus of History, College of the Holy Cross, and a long-time Museum docent, will trace that relationship from Prince Vladimir, who brought Christianity to Russia in 988, through Imperial Russia, the Soviet and post-Soviet eras, up to […]

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Gallery Tour: Symbol of Christianity at the Museum of Russian Icons

Gallery Tour: Symbol of Christianity at the Museum of Russian Icons

. July 19, 2017

Join Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt to explore different variations of the Christian cross, their histories, uses and meanings. Saturday, August 12, 1:30pm Saturday, September 9, 1:30pm Free with admission Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA 01510 978-598-5000 info@museumofrussianicons.org Website: http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/the-symbol-of-christianity-4/

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Museum of Russian Icons announce Framing Cultures series: Author, Historian and Humorist Jennifer Eremeeva

Museum of Russian Icons announce Framing Cultures series: Author, Historian and Humorist Jennifer Eremeeva

. July 19, 2017

This year marks the centenary of the October Revolution of 1917–a monumental event that profoundly shaped the present geopolitical reality. Ms. Eremeeva will reflect on the cultural and political significance of the Revolution over the past century; explore why Russia’s leaders are ignoring this significant anniversary; and theorize what can be gleaned from this about […]

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Brown Arts Initiative and Performa Launch New Collaboration with Co-Commission of Work by Kelly Nipper at Brown University

Brown Arts Initiative and Performa Launch New Collaboration with Co-Commission of Work by Kelly Nipper at Brown University

. July 18, 2017

The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University and New York City-based Performa announced today a new three-year collaboration. The inaugural component is the co-commission of a new work by artist Kelly Nipper with MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab to be developed during an artists’ residency at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University […]

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