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|

Peter Sarandinaki Presents on the Search for the Romanov Remains

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. [...]

2021-08-12T09:57:38-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Announcements, Collecting Stories|

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|

Unique Artifacts Loaned to Exhibition in Tsarskoe Selo

ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - The Russian History Museum is honored to loan fifty rare objects to Russia’s Tsarskoe Selo Museum-Preserve in St. Petersburg, for a new exhibition on view July 23 – October 18, 2021. At the Sovereign’s Stirrup («При государеве стремени. Конные эскорты России с [...]

2021-07-20T11:18:01-04:00July 16th, 2021|Announcements, Loans|

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|

A German Governess and the Russian Tsar: The Story of a Porcelain Easter Egg

Nisa Topcu, Museum Intern How did a German tutor named Agnes Bachman receive an Easter egg from Tsar Nicholas II? The story of a delicate porcelain Easter egg, donated to the Museum in 2019, gives us a glimpse into the experience of a German governess [...]

2021-07-16T15:19:10-04:00May 25th, 2021|Artifact Spotlight, History|

Journeys Through the Russian Empire: Photography and the Art of Survival

Journeys Through the Russian Empire: Photography and the Art of Survival An online lecture by Dr. William Brumfield In this program, we will venture into the extraordinary convergences between Dr. Brumfield's work and Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky's photographs. This lecture will consider connections to the fate of [...]

2021-04-28T23:54:29-04:00May 8th, 2021|