Museum of Russian Icons
More than 1000 Russian icons and artifacts spanning six centuries.
203 Union St., Clinton, MA 01510
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The Museum of Russian Icons was founded as a nonprofit educational institution by industrialist Gordon B. Lankton. The collection includes more than 1000 Russian icons, is the largest collection in North America, and is one of the largest private collections outside Russia. The compendium spans six centuries including significant historic icons dating from the earliest periods of icon painting to the present. The Museum of Russian Icons inspires the appreciation and study of Russian culture by collecting and exhibiting icons and related objects; igniting the interest of national and international audiences; and offering interactive educational programs. The Museum serves as a leading center for research and scholarship through the Center for Icon Studies and other institutional collaborations.
Holy Fools to Wonderworkers Exhibit Talk & Tour
Laura Garrity-Arquitt, Museum Registrar and organizer of Holy Fools to Wonderworkers, leads a tour of the exhibit, explaining the distinctions...
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Pushkin Hills by Sergei Dovlatov
Free. Call 978.598.5000 x115 for more information. Pushkin Hills is the story of an unsuccessful writer and inveterate alcoholic who takes...
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Film: The Island
$8 Members, $12 Nonmembers 112 Minutes. (Russian with English subtitles) This award-winning film depicts a modern-day "holy fool" in a powerful...
Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Defining Holy Fools, a talk by Curator Kent Russell
Free with admission Museum Curator and CEO Kent Russell traces the origins of the Holy Fool from the early Byzantine...
Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Film Event: Andrei Rublev
Members $15, Nonmembers $20. Advance ticket purchase suggested. Call 978.598.5000 x121 Running time 3 hours, 45 minutes. Russian with English subtitles. *Not suitable for childrent...
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
- Amenities: Accessible Facilities
- Green Certified: LEED