WASHINGTON, DC - The Russian History Museum loaned two important objects relating to Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich for the special exhibition Faberge Rediscovered at the Hillwood Museum, Estate & Gardens in Washington, DC. This is the third time the Russian History Museum partners with [...]
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Four objects produced by the firm of Fabergé from the Russian History Museum's collection are currently on view in Unknown Fabergé: New Finds and Re-Discoveries at the Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis, MN. The most elaborate among them is a [...]
On Thursday, July 29, the Russian History Museum hosted an exclusive Collecting Stories conversation between curator Nick Nicholson and Captain Peter Sarandinaki, President of the SEARCH Foundation. We are pleased to present a glimpse into this fascinating conversation for you to watch. [...]
Talking on Eggshells: Examining a Russian Tradition Livestream chat In surveying Russian Easter traditions, the following object and its symbolism are unmistakably present: Eggs! What do eggs have to do with Orthodox religion and Easter? What eggs are in the museum's collection? How can type, [...]
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 [...]
On October 10, Dr. Wilfried Zeisler, chief curator of Hillwood Museum, Estate & Gardens, presented an online lecture titled "Shopping and Collecting in Paris: The Fate of the Collection of Princess Olga Paley and Grand Duke Paul of Russia." The presentation was part of [...]
Entertaining, Shopping and Collecting in Paris: The Fate of the Collection of Princess Olga Paley and Grand Duke Paul of Russia An online lecture by Dr. Wilfried Zeisler Described in Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) as a [...]
Mission The Russian History Museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of the rich history and culture of Russia and the Russian diaspora. The Museum builds, preserves, and interprets its collections, and engages the public through exhibitions, educational programming, and by facilitating access [...]
PAST EXHIBITION Last Days of the Last Tsar Last Days of the Last Tsar July 17, 2018 to May 17, 2019 On the night of July 17, 1918, Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, [...]
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 [...]