Last Days of the Last Tsar
July 18, 2018 – May 17, 2019
On the night of July 17, 1918, Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their five children, and four loyal attendants were led to the basement of the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, Siberia. There they were brutally murdered by their Bolshevik captors. Last Days of the Last Tsar narrates the events leading up to this grim finale and portrays the family whose life and tragic fate have fascinated the world for a century.
The Coronation of Nicholas II: 120 Years
October 12, 2016
The Russian History Museum presents a pop-up exhibition dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II. Among the displayed objects are the Russian and French editions of Nicholas II’s coronation album, banquet menus, medals, concert programs and tickets, commemorative scarves, cups, popular prints, and a robe from a set of vestments created specifically for the coronation.
Sacred Images: Icons from Holy Trinity Monastery
August 12 – September 23, 2016
Over 50 Russian Orthodox icons and religious objects from the collection of the Russian History Museum and Holy Trinity Monastery will be on display at Herkimer County Community College’s Cogar Gallery. The exhibition Sacred Images: Icons from Holy Trinity Monastery introduces viewers to the art and history of icon painting, the sybolism of icons and their role in Orthodox worship, and various styles and methods of producing icons.