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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|

Objects Displayed in Easter Exhibition at Museum of Russian Icons

Twenty objects from the Russian History Museum's collection are on display in the special  exhibition “Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia,” which will be on extended view at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Massachusetts.  The Russian History Museum joins the Artie [...]

2020-08-02T23:29:02-04:00July 19th, 2020|Exhibitions, Partnerships|

Museum Object Provides Evidence in Investigation into Remains of Nicholas II’s Family and Attendants

On Friday the 17th of July, the 102nd anniversary of the murder of Tsar Nicholas II, his family, and those who died with them, Russian newspaper Izvestiia published an interview with Marina Molodtsova, the Senior Investigator of the Russian Federation’s Investigatory Committee concerning the [...]

2020-08-05T13:11:44-04:00July 17th, 2020|Partnerships, Research|

WATCH: “Black Gold: Russian Lacquer from the 18th -20th Centuries”

On July 11, Nick Nicholson, the Russian History Museum's Director of Development and a specialist in Russian decorative art, presented a lecture on the world of Russian lacquer that existed before the revolution, lacquer work from the Soviet, and present day lacquer centers of [...]

2020-08-02T22:34:26-04:00July 14th, 2020|Second Saturdays|