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Thoughtful Gift Ideas: A Holiday Booklist on Russian History and Culture

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, we prepared a curated selection of reads on Russian history and culture. These recommendations come straight from guest speakers of our Second Saturday lecture series, who are experts in various fields of Russian culture and [...]

2023-12-15T12:58:42-05:00December 15th, 2023|Library|

The Russian Embroideries of Mademoiselle Chanel (Video)

On Saturday, December 9, Nadia Albertini and Sophie Kurkdjian presented “The Russian Embroideries of Mademoiselle Chanel" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. What’s the connection between Coco Chanel and the Romanov family? In the 1920s, Gabrielle [...]

2023-12-19T16:17:18-05:00December 14th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Konstantin Paustovsky’s “Story of a Life” (Video)

On Saturday, November 11, historian Douglas Smith presented “Restoring a Forgotten Russian Masterpiece: Konstantin Paustovsky's 'Story of a Life'” as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. In 1943, the Soviet author Konstantin Paustovsky started out on what [...]

2023-11-20T15:25:39-05:00November 20th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

Expressions of Gratitude: Four Hand-Illustrated Greetings from the Museum’s Collection

Anastasia Shteinert, Communications and Engagement Manager November is a month of gratitude, when families come together for Thanksgiving to celebrate the blessings of the past year. In observance of this holiday, we are highlighting four documents expressing heartfelt gratitude from different periods and locations. [...]

2023-11-08T12:44:39-05:00November 6th, 2023|Archives, Artifact Spotlight|

Mysteries and Odysseys: Stories of Unlikely Journeys and Unexpected Discoveries (Video)

On Saturday, September 9, Michael Perekrestov presented “Mysteries and Odysseys: Stories of Unlikely Journeys and Unexpected Discoveries" as a part of the Russian History Museum’s Second Saturday online lecture series. Michael Perekrestov, the museum’s Executive Director, shared some of the surprising recent revelations [...]

2023-10-10T11:29:29-04:00October 10th, 2023|Second Saturdays|

New York State Board of Regents Grants Absolute Charter to the Russian History Museum

The Russian History Museum is proud to announce that it was awarded an absolute charter from the New York State Education Department. The NYS Board of Regents approved the charter in its April meeting.  The absolute charter certifies that the Russian History Museum meets [...]

2023-11-20T11:37:43-05:00May 5th, 2023|Announcements|

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