WATCH: The Experience of Confession in Imperial Russia

On March 13th, University at Albany (SUNY) professor Nadieszda Kizenko presented "The Experience of Confession in Imperial Russia." This presentation was part of the Russian History Museum's Second Saturday lecture series. Using objects from the Russian History Museum's collection, this talk looked [...]

2021-04-26T13:04:27-04:00March 18th, 2021|Second Saturdays|

WATCH: Royal Weddings in Russia: Pageant and Piety at the Court of Russia’s Rulers

On February 13th, Westminster College Professor Russell Martin presented an online lecture titled "Royal Weddings in Russia: Pageant and Piety at the Court of Russia's Rulers." This presentation was part of the Russian History Museum's Second Saturday lecture series. The weddings of [...]

2021-04-26T13:04:59-04:00February 18th, 2021|Second Saturdays|

Your Questions About Grand Duke Michael Answered

On December 12, Nicholas Nicholson, Russian History Museum's Director of Development, presented a captivating account of the life of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich. In "Grand Duke Michael: Brother of the Tsar" Nicholson shared new research from his recent book, co-authored with translator Helen Azar, Michael [...]

2020-12-17T17:07:06-05:00December 16th, 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 [...]

2021-04-26T13:07:28-04:00August 17th, 2020|Second Saturdays|