Faces of Russia’s Empire: Ethnographic Images as Princely Pedagogy (Video)

On Saturday, February 10, Dr. Nathaniel Knight presented “Faces of Russia's Empire: Ethnographic Images as Princely Pedagogy" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. What did people in the 18th-century Russian Empire look like? Photography did not [...]

2024-02-19T13:59:22-05:00February 19th, 2024|Second Saturdays|

The Russian Embroideries of Mademoiselle Chanel (Video)

On Saturday, December 9, Nadia Albertini and Sophie Kurkdjian presented “The Russian Embroideries of Mademoiselle Chanel" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. What’s the connection between Coco Chanel and the Romanov family? In the 1920s, Gabrielle [...]

2023-12-19T16:17:18-05:00December 14th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Konstantin Paustovsky’s “Story of a Life” (Video)

On Saturday, November 11, historian Douglas Smith presented “Restoring a Forgotten Russian Masterpiece: Konstantin Paustovsky's 'Story of a Life'” as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. In 1943, the Soviet author Konstantin Paustovsky started out on what [...]

2023-11-20T15:25:39-05:00November 20th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Mysteries and Odysseys: Stories of Unlikely Journeys and Unexpected Discoveries (Video)

On Saturday, September 9, Michael Perekrestov presented “Mysteries and Odysseys: Stories of Unlikely Journeys and Unexpected Discoveries" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. Michael Perekrestov, the museum’s Executive Director, shared some of the surprising recent revelations [...]

2023-10-10T11:29:29-04:00October 10th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Sergei Rachmaninoff Re-Envisioned for the Twenty-First Century (Video)

On Saturday, April 1, the Russian History Museum commemorated the 150th anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s birth with an online lecture by Dr. Valeria Z. Nollan. The lecture, "Sergei Rachmaninoff Re-Envisioned for the Twenty-First Century," was presented as part of the Russian History Museum's Second [...]

2023-04-20T13:33:10-04:00April 10th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

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