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WATCH: The Private World of Nicholas and Alexandra

2021-08-25T11:06:02-04:00August 26th, 2021|Museum Livestream|

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 [...]

Peter Sarandinaki Presents on the Search for the Romanov Remains

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

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. [...]

Opening of Tsarskoe Selo Exhibition Featuring RHM Artifacts

2021-07-25T09:20:34-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Announcements, Loans, Partnerships|

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 [...]

Unique Artifacts Loaned to Exhibition in Tsarskoe Selo

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

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 [...]

A Sumptuous Anniversary Gift: Grand Duke Konstantin’s Fabergé Frame

2021-07-16T15:18:41-04:00July 15th, 2021|Artifact Spotlight, History|

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, [...]