Archive for December, 2019

Author’s Talk and Book Signing The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee at the Museum of Russian Icons

Author’s Talk and Book Signing The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee at the Museum of Russian Icons

. December 18, 2019

Join author and illustrator Lynn Curlee for an inside look at his new book The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance. Lynn will explore how the book came to be made, starting with the original series of paintings done in the 1970s and ending with the process of writing and getting The Great Nijinsky published. The […]

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An icon assessment program provided by the Museum of Russian Icons curatorial staff

An icon assessment program provided by the Museum of Russian Icons curatorial staff

. December 18, 2019

Want to know more about your icon? Bring your objects in for an assessment clinic provided by the members of the Museum’s curatorial team. The assessment includes the approximate age of your icon, where and how it was made, and for what purpose it was made. Find out if your icon is a Church icon […]

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Film Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes at the Museum of Russian Icons

Film Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes at the Museum of Russian Icons

. December 18, 2019

Produced by the National Gallery of Art for their 2013 exhibition Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music, the documentary explores the impresario Serge Diaghilev, creator and driving force of the Ballets Russes and his ability to recruit the greatest talents of the early twentieth century to join his company and […]

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