January, 2019

Upcoming events at the Museum of Russian Icons

Upcoming events at the Museum of Russian Icons

Farewell Tour, Corncobs to Cosmonauts Saturday, January 26, 1:00pm Free with Admission Join Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt for a special farewell tour of the special exhibition From Corncobs to Cosmonauts: Redefining the Holidays in the Soviet Era. Pop-up Makerspace: Plastics! Tuesday, February 19 – Sunday, February 24, 11:00am-5:00pm Free with Admission Recycle your used plastic (milk […]

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Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group at the Museum of Russian Icons

Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group at the Museum of Russian Icons

The Grey House by Mariam Petrosyan. This bestselling and first novel by Petrosyan tells the story of physically disabled students living in the House, overlooked by the Outsides. The House, a hulking old structure that is alive. From the corridors and crawl spaces to the classrooms and dorms, the House is full of tribes, tinctures, […]

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Interactive Lecture  Amulets, Talismans, & Reliquaries: The Power of Adornment and Significance of Found Objects as Material and Magic with artist and Professor Kendall Reiss

Interactive Lecture Amulets, Talismans, & Reliquaries: The Power of Adornment and Significance of Found Objects as Material and Magic with artist and Professor Kendall Reiss

Throughout history, humans have been found to use a variety of found and manipulated materials to adorn themselves for purposes including religious worship, rites of passage, and as powerful symbols of protection for the wearer. Join artist and professor Kendall Reiss, and Museum of Russian Icons Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt for an engaging afternoon of close […]

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BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE WELCOMES TANIA BRUGUERA, ALI MOMENI and ANDREW SCHNEIDER  AS PROFESSORS OF THE PRACTICE FOR SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE WELCOMES TANIA BRUGUERA, ALI MOMENI and ANDREW SCHNEIDER AS PROFESSORS OF THE PRACTICE FOR SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

For the 2019 spring semester, Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University welcomes performance and installation artist Tania Bruguera; multimedia artist, composer and performer Ali Momeni; and writer, performer and interactive electronics artist Andrew Schneider as Professors of the Practice. Established by the BAI in September 2016, and made possible by endowed gifts, Professor of […]

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Film and Discussion Ninotchka with commentary by JoAnn DiVerdi at the Museum of Russian Icons

Film and Discussion Ninotchka with commentary by JoAnn DiVerdi at the Museum of Russian Icons

In this romantic-comedy of opposites, Ninotchka (Greta Garbo), a cold, pragmatic comrade from the Soviet Union, arrives in Paris to ensure the sale of jewels seized during the Russian Revolution. There, she encounters a member of the decadent bourgeois, Count Leon d’Algout (Melvyn Douglas). Leon eventually leaves his paramour, the Grand Duchess Swana, original owner […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces “Freedom 55” Program Series

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces “Freedom 55” Program Series

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today a year-long program series titled “Freedom 55”. The announcement is made on the birth date of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. , the prominent civil rights activist who endorsed the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, the political party launched as part of the Freedom Summer […]

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ICA LIVE! Word for Word Performing Moby Dick

ICA LIVE! Word for Word Performing Moby Dick

Word For Word is a performing arts ensemble whose mission is to tell great stories with elegant theatricality, staging performances of classic and contemporary fiction. No word is cut from the script, the actors include every description and inner monologue from the original text in their performance. Word For Word will enact chapters 36-40 from […]

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