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Swoon is Coming this Fall to the Contemporary Arts Center

Swoon is Coming this Fall to the Contemporary Arts Center

. July 20, 2017

Organized by the Contemporary Arts Center; Curated by Steven Matijcio CINCINNATI, OH – The CAC is organizing the first major survey of era-defining artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, to celebrate the last 19 years of her career and to mark her next dynamic chapter. This self-titled exhibition showcases dimensions of Curry’s multi-faceted practice, […]

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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

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 of Russian Studies at Wellesley College, will shed light on this enigmatic ruler, with a […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

Museum of Russian Icons Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

. July 19, 2017

Join Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt in a fascinating expedition through the galleries to discover the many animals in our collection. Learn about the symbolism behind each animal and how it connects to medieval art history. The tour is appropriate for all ages. Kids and kids-at-heart can arrive up to 30 minutes early to make their […]

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