April, 2018

MONKS: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, FROM DESERT MONKS TO THOMAS MERTON AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ICONS

MONKS: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, FROM DESERT MONKS TO THOMAS MERTON AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ICONS

Through a close look at select icons, Docent Art Norman traces the historical arc of Eastern monasticism from its Jewish Nazirite origins to modern Western connections; and considers the twinned concepts of monks seeking unity with God and lay Christians seeking wisdom from monks. Thursday, April 5, 1:00pm Free with admission. Museum of Russian Icons […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announce Gallery Tour on Theotokos: The Mother of God in Russian Icons

Museum of Russian Icons announce Gallery Tour on Theotokos: The Mother of God in Russian Icons

Docent Jim Flynn offers a closer look at the Museum’s collection of icons of the Virgin Mary, and their presentation and significance in Russian culture and religion, from the coming of Christianity in the 10th century to post-Soviet Russia in the 21st. Saturday, April 14, 1:00pm Free with admission. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union […]

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ARTIST LECTURE ICONOGRAPHY: PRACTICING A LIVING TRADITION WITH MAUREEN MCCORMICK AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIANS ICONS

ARTIST LECTURE ICONOGRAPHY: PRACTICING A LIVING TRADITION WITH MAUREEN MCCORMICK AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIANS ICONS

Using recently completed icons inspired by ancient patterns, Maureen will explore the constraints of tradition, the limits of self-expression, and the role of free-will in the creative process of a 21st century iconographer. Sunday, April 15, 2:00pm Members $8, Nonmembers $12. To register call 978.598.5000 x121. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA […]

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FILM AND LECTURE Confronting Amnesia: Frozen Memories of the Russian Gulag at the Museum of Russian Icons

FILM AND LECTURE Confronting Amnesia: Frozen Memories of the Russian Gulag at the Museum of Russian Icons

This gripping documentary draws a straight line from the Great Terror unleashed by Joseph Stalin from 1929 until his death in 1953 to the conflicting narratives of this history in Russia today. Prof. John Michalczyk, Co-Director of Film Studies at Boston College, and one of the producers of the documentary, will talk about key events […]

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