July, 2017

William Parrish to Discuss “An Underground Community” at Freedom Center

William Parrish to Discuss “An Underground Community” at Freedom Center

Parrish’s Book Details Black Settlement and the Underground Railroad in Glendale, Ohio CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today author William (Bill) Parrish will speak about his book, An Underground Community: How Blacks Settled in the Historic Village of Glendale on Saturday, July 22 from 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. This engagement is […]

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Museum of Flight Jet Blast Bash Festival Brings Fans to the Blue Angels Flightline Aug. 5-6

Museum of Flight Jet Blast Bash Festival Brings Fans to the Blue Angels Flightline Aug. 5-6

Annual Seafair family festival with fast planes, fast cars, music, food and fun SEATTLE – The Museum’s annual Seafair weekend outdoor festival-by-the-flightline, Jet Blast Bash, offers fast planes, fast cars, music, food and beer with Seattle’s closest seats to the ceremony and thunder of the Blue Angels’ takeoffs and landings. Jet Blast Bash is also […]

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Swoon is Coming this Fall to the Contemporary Arts Center

Swoon is Coming this Fall to the Contemporary Arts Center

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

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

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

Please Note: Date and time have changed to Sept 24 at 3pm for this event. 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 […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

Museum of Russian Icons Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

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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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

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

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 [email protected] Website: http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/the-symbol-of-christianity-4/

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