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

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

. January 12, 2017

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. Saturday, January 21 11:00AM and 1:00PM Free with admission Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, […]

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Film: The Island at the Museum of Russian Icons

Film: The Island at the Museum of Russian Icons

. January 12, 2017

This award-winning film depicts a modern-day “holy fool” in a powerful story of faith and salvation. In a small monastery in Northern Russia lives an unusual man whose bizarre behavior confuses his fellow monks, while visitors to the island believe the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future. Believing himself […]

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

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

. January 12, 2017

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 Dovlatov’s greatest contributions to Russian literature.” Sunday, […]

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Fruitlands Museum Exhibits Photographs by Xiomaro

Fruitlands Museum Exhibits Photographs by Xiomaro

. January 12, 2017

Having turned 100 years old, the National Park Service inaugurates its second century with a fine art photographic exhibit at Harvard’s Fruitlands Museum titled “Find Your Park: National Parks in New England,” which includes several large-scale photographs by New York artist Xiomaro. The group display is open now through March 19, 2017. Xiomaro (pronounced “SEE-oh-MAH-ro”) […]

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Astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt Featured Speaker at the The Museum of Flight

Astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt Featured Speaker at the The Museum of Flight

. January 11, 2017

Family-friendly presentation by inspiring spacewalker and medical doctor SEATTLE – On Feb. 4 at 2 p.m., astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight. Barratt was a Flight Engineer for Expedition 19/20 to the International Space Station in 2009, and returned to orbit in 2011 as […]

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Brueghel: Defining a Dynasty at The Holburne Museum

Brueghel: Defining a Dynasty at The Holburne Museum

. January 9, 2017

The Holburne Museum has announced the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. On view 11 February – 4 June 2017. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty will unravel the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty across […]

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Yayoi Kusama at the Hirshhorn Museum

Yayoi Kusama at the Hirshhorn Museum

. January 9, 2017

An eight-foot-tall Yayoi Kusama sculpture of a polka-dotted pumpkin is on view outside the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington, DC, foreshadowing “Infinity Mirrors,” an exhibition of work by the Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama, set to open in February before touring several North American venues. The pumpkin is a feature in Kusama’s work in […]

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