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Why wrestle angels?
September 28, 2019

Why wrestle angels?

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts

Wrestling with Angels explores how God relates to man and how man wrestles with God in order to understand life's meaning. In this curator's talk, discover the unspoken assumptions behind the icons, how the iconographer communicates these assumptions artistically and why they matter.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
September 21, 2019

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum of Russian Icons, participating museums, and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers
September 20, 2019 to September 22, 2019

A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts

Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the "grammar" of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: it takes practice, practice, practice!

First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and Craft
September 01, 2019

First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and Craft

Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton, Massachusetts

Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Explore the exhibition Wrestling with Angels and head downstairs to the auditorium to make your own angel-inspired craft.

From the Eastern Bloc to the Bronx
May 05, 2019 to August 25, 2019

From the Eastern Bloc to the Bronx

Derfner Judaica Museum | Bronx, NY

From the Eastern Bloc to the Bronx tells the fascinating story of how the Grosvenor Gallery in London promoted artists from Eastern Bloc countries and came to play a central role in shaping the Hebrew Home Art Collection.

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