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.

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  • School Vacation Week Fun!

    Regular hours, Free with admission Drop-in activities every day such as Russian games, crafts and cartoons, plus exploratory activities in...

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    Tue, Feb 21 - Fri, Feb 24, 2017

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  • Exhibit Symposium, Pondering Mary: Her Life Through Icons

    Symposium 2:00-5:00PM Reception 5:00-6:00PM Members $20, Nonmembers $25 Register by calling 978.598.5000 x121 Three scholars will speak about views of Mary's...

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    Sat, Mar 18, 2017

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  • Beginner-Level Pysanky Workshop: Ukrainian Egg Decorating

    Just in time for Easter, explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating pysanky, traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs. Experienced instructors...

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    Fri, Mar 24 - Sat, Mar 25, 2017

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  • Etched PysankyWorkshop: Ukrainian Egg Decorating

    Just in time for Easter, explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating pysanky, traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs. Experienced instructors...

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    Fri, Mar 24, 2017

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  • Advanced Pysanky Workshop: Ukrainian Egg Decorating

    Just in time for Easter, explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating pysanky, traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs. Experienced instructors...

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    Sat, Mar 25, 2017

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities
  • Green Certified: LEED

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