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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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Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Between Dog and Wolf by Sasha Sokolov at the Museum of Russian Icons

Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Between Dog and Wolf by Sasha Sokolov at the Museum of Russian Icons

. July 18, 2017

Join us as as we discuss Between Dog and Wolf by Sasha Sokolov. This is his second novel and has intimidated translators because of its complex puns, rhymes, and neologisms. Language rather than plot motivates the story, and time, characters, and death all prove unstable. Sunday, September 24, 3:00-5:00pm Free. Call Mila at (978) 598-5000 […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes summer interns

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes summer interns

. July 18, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently added five summer interns to its team: Michael Barone of Buffalo, N.Y.; Kathleen DeMeritte of Silver Spring, Md.; Kelsey Neuenswander of San Diego, Ca.; Erin Russell of St. Louis, Mi.; and Alexa Wichowsky of West Winfield, N.Y. Barone and DeMeritte are working in the curatorial department, Russell in education, […]

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