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Visitors Learn the Secrets Behind of the Academy of Natural Sciences Dioramas  New Audio and Self-Guided Tours Debut

Visitors Learn the Secrets Behind of the Academy of Natural Sciences Dioramas New Audio and Self-Guided Tours Debut

. July 24, 2017

If you’ve ever visited the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, chances are you’ve heard an interesting story or two. Like the one about how in the 1930s the imposing moose in North American Hall was fitted with a bigger rack of antlers that didn’t belong to him so he would appear more impressive […]

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William Parrish to Discuss “An Underground Community” at Freedom Center

William Parrish to Discuss “An Underground Community” at Freedom Center

. July 22, 2017

Parrish’s Book Details Black Settlement and the Underground Railroad in Glendale, Ohio CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today author William (Bill) Parrish will speak about his book, An Underground Community: How Blacks Settled in the Historic Village of Glendale on Saturday, July 22 from 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. This engagement is […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announce 2-Day Ethiopian Icon Workshop with Christopher Gosey

Museum of Russian Icons announce 2-Day Ethiopian Icon Workshop with Christopher Gosey

. July 19, 2017

This hands-on workshop with iconographer Christopher Gosey will cover the theology, purpose, and spiritual meaning of Ethiopian and Eastern Orthodox icons; the spiritual preparations for painting an icon; and techniques used in the Ethiopian tradition. Each student will complete a 7”x 9” icon of “Christ the Suffering Servant,” a classic Ethiopian representation. Tuesday and Wednesday, […]

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Museum of Russian Icons First Thursday PROGRAM: MUSEUM SAGE

Museum of Russian Icons First Thursday PROGRAM: MUSEUM SAGE

. July 19, 2017

Museum Sage is an activity that invites people to ask a question that has personal meaning for them and receive insight from a work of art, with the assistance of a trained Museum Sage Guide. The process connects you more deeply with yourself, and allows you to experience the art (in our case, icons) and […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Lecture by Nina Tumarkin Vladimir Putin: Personage, President, and Potentate

Museum of Russian Icons Lecture by Nina Tumarkin Vladimir Putin: Personage, President, and Potentate

. July 19, 2017

Please Note: Date and time have changed to Sept 24 at 3pm for this event. Vladimir Putin is one of the world’s most powerful political leaders. What have been his chief goals, values and operating principles? What accounts for his vast popularity in Russia, despite prolonged military engagements and economic recession? Prof. Nina Tumarkin, Director […]

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