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WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

. July 23, 2019

This workshop is designed for those who have completed at least one icon with the Prosopon School of Iconology and would like to continue building their skills. Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the “grammar” of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: […]

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Ninth annual Elf Classic Yacht Race at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Ninth annual Elf Classic Yacht Race at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

. July 23, 2019

The Elf Classic Yacht Race returns to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, with the traditional yacht race taking place again this year on the Miles River in St. Michaels, Md. The annual race is jointly sponsored by the Classic Yacht Restoration Guild and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. “It’s very unusual to […]

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Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

. July 23, 2019

A pair of iconic tabletop seasonings. Secret lovers. Well-heeled newlyweds. Gothic churches. Iconic landscapes. Kittens. Meet the Power Couples and discover pendants—works of art conceived as pairs—in a new exhibition on view now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art explores how timeless pairings from sixteenth-century Europe […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces  Lecture The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox Iconography with Christopher Helali

Museum of Russian Icons Announces Lecture The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox Iconography with Christopher Helali

. July 22, 2019

This presentation focuses on depictions of God the Father, the fountainhead and source of the Holy Trinity, in Orthodox Christian iconography. Since God the Father is neither incarnate nor comprehensible to the limited human mind, how can he be iconically depicted by humans? Orthodox Christian iconographers, informed by Eastern Orthodox theology and philosophy, used various […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and Craft

Museum of Russian Icons Announces First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and Craft

. July 22, 2019

Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Explore the exhibition Wrestling with Angels and head downstairs to the auditorium to make your own angel-inspired craft. Sunday, September 1, 11:00am-5:00pm Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA 01510 Website: https://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/first-sunday-12/

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