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  • Kaya Lovestrand updated the Opportunity Facilities Manager
    JOB DESCRIPTION: FACILITIES MANAGER The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) is North America’s only major institution devoted entirely to Russian art, history, and culture. It’s mission: Education, Enlightenment, and Engagement through the Art of Russia, serves over 30,000 people per year in its 23,000 square-foot building, open daily. Located in South Minneapolis, the museum occupies a beautifully renovated Spanish missionary-style church, redesigned by Architect Julie Snow. The Facilities Manag…
  • The multimedia exhibition Faces of War: Russia in World War I (1914-1918) will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russian archives and museums, as well as collections from seven countries. The exhibit includes rare documentary footage and is the first multi-media exhibition to be co-organized with the Russian Ministry of Culture. Faces of War presents the story of WWI as a historical drama of epic proportions that brought incalculable destruction…
  • The Museum of Russian Art announces the third in its series of short-term pop-up exhibitions of historical photographs, images, and related objects. Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna: Path to Holiness will be on display in the Main Gallery between August 28 and 31, 2015. Remembering the life and works of Grand Duchess Elizabeth (Romanov), the exhibition includes forty-seven photographs of the Grand Duchess and her family, as well as several contemporary photographs of the related memorial si…
  • Attention Parents & Grandparents! Are you looking for a fun and educational experience for kids this summer? TMORA is offering four summer tours designed for children ages 5-8 years old. Docents will guide children through one exhibition; Russian Samovars or Imperial Porcelain Eggs. Adult chaperons are asked to join the tours.  SUMMER TOUR DATES: Friday, July 10th at 10:30 ~ Russian Samovars exhibition Friday, July 24th at 10:30 ~ Imperial Porcelain Eggs exhibition Friday, August 7t…
  • The Museum of Russian Art and Simply Jane’s Art Center offer you:  Russian Painting Classes For beginning and experienced painters Offering Two Classes: Thursday July 9 and Thursday, August 13, 12:30 to 4:00 PM (class meets at the Museum at 12:30 pm). All participants will meet at the Museum at 12:30 pm to view the original paintings (shown above), then walk to Simply Jane’s painting studio – located just one block from the Museum, facing Wise Acre restaurant. A professional artist will …
  • SATURDAY, JULY 18, 5:30 – 6:45 PM Guitarist Daniel Volovets will perform a program of music deeply rooted in Russian culture, including arrangements of Russian folk music, romances, Soviet-era pieces, and his original compositions. Trained by the renowned Russian guitarist Anatoly Shapiro, Daniel has been performing classical, flamenco, jazz, Brazilian, and Russian music for over 15 years. He will be joined by brother, Adrian Volovets, on violin, flute and tenor saxophone. General Admission: $…
  • The Museum of Russian Art has partnered with the American Swedish Institute (ASI) to present master birch bark artist, Vladimir Yarish. The love of birchbark weaving extends from Sweden across the Baltic Sea to Russia. As an introduction to Vladimir Yarish’s workshops at ASI, The Museum of Russian Art hosts the talented Russian birch bark artist for an opening talk in the TMORA Main Gallery. Vladimir will share ways in which he harvests birch bark and roots in northwestern Russia and will…
  • JUNE 20 – JUNE 22, 2015  June 20th - Opening Reception 5-7PM The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) in Minneapolis, MN, in collaboration with the St. Sahag Armenian Church of St. Paul, Minnesota, will host a three-day exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, open from June 20 to June 22, 2015. The materials for the exhibition were provided by the Armenian National Institute (http://www.armenian-genocide.org), an organization focusing on “the study, research and aff…