Historic Landmarks, New Perspective: Rediscovering Saint Petersburg

Anastasia Shteinert, Communications and Engagement Manager  Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, Saint Petersburg stands as a testament to Russia's rich history. This northern city has played a pivotal role in shaping the cultural and political landscapes not only of Russia but also [...]

2024-01-08T14:54:04-05:00January 8th, 2024|Artifact Spotlight|

The Grand Costume Ball of 1903: From Russian Tsars to Star Wars

Anastasia Shteinert, Communications and Engagement Manager This winter, the attributes of traditional Russian style went viral on social media. On TikTok and Instagram, people all around the world record themselves wearing fur coats, fluffy hats, and ornamented babushka-style scarves. This fashion became known as [...]

2023-12-19T21:48:05-05:00December 19th, 2023|Artifact Spotlight|


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