WATCH: The Private World of Nicholas and Alexandra

The Russian History Museum presented their third livestream program on Tuesday, August 24. During this highly successful program, Executive Director Michael Perekrestov and curator Nick Nicholson chatted about the recent restoration of the Alexander Palace. Dovetailing with Nick's expedition to Russia for [...]

2021-08-25T11:06:02-04:00August 26th, 2021|Museum Livestream|

The Private World of Nicholas and Alexandra: The Restoration of the Alexander Palace and the Russian History Museum Collection

The Private World of Nicholas and Alexandra: The Restoration of the Alexander Palace and the Russian History Museum Collection Livestream chat Join us for an informal chat with curator Nick Nicholson and Executive Director Michael Perekrestov about the recent opening of the Alexander Palace in [...]

2021-08-16T15:36:08-04:00August 24th, 2021|

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 Sumptuous Anniversary Gift: Grand Duke Konstantin’s Fabergé Frame

Nicholas Nicholson, Curator Another Narrow Escape Princess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia had only thirty minutes to pack her things and leave the castle of Altenburg in Germany where she had lived since 1938. The Soviet forces could arrive at any moment. If she were captured, [...]

2021-07-16T15:18:41-04:00July 15th, 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|