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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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FILM: The Desert of Forbidden Art at the Museum of Russian Icons

FILM: The Desert of Forbidden Art at the Museum of Russian Icons

. July 18, 2017

The incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was found in the desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. A fascinating documentary about a group of visionary artists and one man who risked his life to rescue their […]

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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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