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WATCH: Royal Weddings in Russia: Pageant and Piety at the Court of Russia’s Rulers

On March 13th, Westminster College Professor Russell Martin presented an online lecture titled "Royal Weddings in Russia: Pageant and Piety at the Court of Russia's Rulers." This presentation was part of the Russian History Museum's Second Saturday lecture series. The weddings of Russia’s rulers [...]

2021-02-18T17:27:29-05:00February 18th, 2021|Second Saturdays|

Princess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia: Princess, Patron, Presence

On January 11, 2001, Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, Princess of the Blood Imperial and great-granddaughter of Emperor Nicholas I, died in Valley Cottage, New York, where she had lived for many years at the home for the elderly at the Tolstoy Foundation. On the 20th [...]

2021-01-12T11:54:56-05:00January 11th, 2021|History, Museum|

Your Questions About Grand Duke Michael Answered

On December 12, Nicholas Nicholson, Russian History Museum's Director of Development, presented a captivating account of the life of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich. In "Grand Duke Michael: Brother of the Tsar" Nicholson shared new research from his recent book, co-authored with translator Helen Azar, Michael [...]

2020-12-17T17:07:06-05:00December 16th, 2020|Second Saturdays|

October Conservation Challenge: Tsarevich Alexis’s “History of the Finland Life-Guards Regiment”

This month, we are pleased to bring you our second Conservation Challenge — a book presented to the Heir-Tsesarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia in his capacity as Honorary Chief of the Finland Life-Guards Regiment of His Majesty. Help Restore This Artifact [...]

2020-10-21T13:49:32-04:00October 21st, 2020|Conservation|

Success of the September Conservation Challenge: Grand Duchess Maria’s Book

We thank everyone who participated in our first-ever Conservation Challenge last month.  We were humbled by the generosity of our many donors who helped us meet and exceed our goal by over 40% with more than $1,400.00 donated! Our thanks go to our valued [...]

2020-10-21T15:35:50-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Conservation|

WATCH: Beyond Fabergé: Imperial Russian Jewelry

On September 12, jewelry dealer and Russian specialist Marie Betteley introduced her forthcoming book Beyond Fabergé, Imperial Russian Jewelry, set to be released in October 2020. A lavishly illustrated systematic survey of all the leading jewelers and silver masters of Imperial Russia, Beyond Fabergé promises to [...]

2020-09-22T16:57:57-04:00September 14th, 2020|Second Saturdays|

WATCH: “A Mass of Brilliant Color”: Vestments for the Coronation of Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna

On August 8, Dr. Karen Kettering presented a lecture on the sumptuous vestments created for the coronation of Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna. The lecture was part of the museum's Second Saturday lecture series. Vestments for clergy serving at coronation ceremonies [...]

2020-08-21T14:36:19-04:00August 17th, 2020|Second Saturdays|