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Opening of Tsarskoe Selo Exhibition Featuring RHM Artifacts

ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - A new exhibition featuring fifty artifacts loaned by the Russian History Museum to the Tsarskoe Selo Museum-Heritage Site opened on July 22nd. At the Sovereign’s Stirrup: The Mounted Escort in Russia from the XVI century to the Present Day charts [...]

2021-07-25T09:20:34-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Announcements, Loans, Partnerships|

A German Governess and the Russian Tsar: The Story of a Porcelain Easter Egg

Nisa Topcu, Museum Intern How did a German tutor named Agnes Bachman receive an Easter egg from Tsar Nicholas II? The story of a delicate porcelain Easter egg, donated to the Museum in 2019, gives us a glimpse into the experience of a German governess [...]

2021-07-16T15:19:10-04:00May 25th, 2021|Artifact Spotlight, History|

WATCH: Talking on Eggshells: Examining a Russian Tradition

On May 20th, the Russian History Museum's Executive Director Michael Perekrestov and Curator Nick Nicholson presented this livestream event focusing on Easter traditions and collection pieces. This livestream chat surveyed pieces from the museum that involve a unifying theme: Eggs! The event [...]

2021-07-14T10:40:41-04:00May 20th, 2021|Museum Livestream|

WATCH: Unlocking Baron Mestmacher’s Fabergé Coffer

On April 22nd, the Russian History Museum's Executive Director Michael Perekrestov and Curator Nick Nicholson presented this inaugural livestream event. Their discussion was centered around a striking silver presentation box by the firm of Fabergé, decorated with Egyptian figures, enameled coats of [...]

2021-07-16T10:17:32-04:00April 26th, 2021|Museum Livestream|

New Program! Collecting Stories: The McFerrin Fabergé Collection

On Thursday, April 15, the Russian History Museum presented its inaugural Collecting Stories conversation.   Collecting Stories is a new program in which curator Nick Nicholson and other members of RHM staff are able to have live, in-person conversations with collectors, curators, scholars, and notable members of the Russian [...]

2021-07-16T11:55:03-04:00April 19th, 2021|Announcements, Collecting Stories|

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