Rossotrudnichestvo is a cultural centre located in Kensington in close proximity to the Russian Embassy. Their mission is to introduce the general British public to Russian art , culture, science and the social life of Russia. Furthermore they aim to preserve and develop the national…
The Tretyakov Gallery is currently hosting “The Legend of the Town of Sviyazhsk”, an exhibition which focuses on the historical significance of the town. The show features several icons and 16th century manuscripts which tell the stories of the the military expedition, the town’s foundation, …
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery is offering a unique experience in icon painting. The workshop will be led by the artists of St Elisabeth Convent in Minsk and will reveal the mysterious techniques of traditional icon painting with egg-tempera. The participants will learn the…
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle. Furthermore, every year the company releases a list of the wealthiest millionaires. According to Forbes, the main trends of the Russian art can be observed through the collections of those…
Iconography is a kind of medieval painting, religious in themes and subjects and iconic in purpose. In the most general sense, iconography is the creation of sacred images intended to mediate between the divine and earthly worlds, whether facilitating for individual prayer or in the…
The exhibition centers around the concept of mercy and prayer — crucial, central elements in both western and eastern Christianity. Mercy as well as prayer are both important manifestations of the Christian faith and are integral to the daily life — these two concepts are…
The international event will take place from 28–29 June and will coincide with the last days of the “Russian icons, prayer and mercy” exhibition held at Castello Svevo di Bari. The conference will be attended by the leading experts in the field from Russia, Italy…
A rare and unique icon called “The meeting of righteous Joachim and Anne at the Golden Gate” has travelled to the Museum of Russian Icon from the Pskov Museum Reserve for an unusual one-exhibit exposition.
The Museum of Russian Icon was established by Mikhail Abramov,…
A brand new exhibition of Vologda icons has opened at the Museum and exhibition complex of Moscow state Academy of watercolors and fine art of Sergey Andriyaka.
The exposition titled “Icon of the Russian North 16th — 19th century” features not only the icons from…
Rare icons and previously unseen works by famous Russian painters have been brought to Moscow from museums all over the country.
Over 300 works have been sourced from 50 regional museum collections from all across the country including museums in Vladivostok and Kaliningrad. It’s the…
The Museum of Russian Icon in Moscow is currently offering its visitors a brand new exposition which consists of over 100 unusual icons from the Nevyansk Icon Museum in Ekaterinburg.
The Museum was established in 1999 by historian Evgeny Roizman. He travelled Russia, and collected…
A number of Russian media reported on the disappearance of the icon of the Virgin of Smolensk-Shuiskaya, which according to the Museum was discovered missing on January 24.
The whereabouts of the misplaced icon are currently unknown. The management of the museum reported the incident…
The Russian Museum in St Petersburg is preparing to launch a brand new exhibition of 17th century sacral Russian art.The exhibition will feature various exhibits from the collection of Russian Museum: books, jewelry, embroidery, icons and works of sculpture, which represent the nuances and the…
Museum of Ancient Russian Culture and Art named after Andrei Rublev is currently offering an exposition of scenes and interpretations of fire in the Christian tradition.
The exhibition features around 60 works including icons, wooden sculptures, objects of decorative art, graphic work, illustrated manuscripts and…
The Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Massachusetts has been selected by the British Museum in London to host their online catalogue for Byzantine and Greek icons, which features 32 historically significant works created between the 13th and 19th centuries.
The online catalog features images…
The Museum of Russian Icons inspires the appreciation and study of Russian culture by collecting and exhibiting one of the world’s largest collections of Russian icons — sacred paintings used for veneration in the Orthodox tradition. With more than 1,000 icons and related artifacts spanning…
Piskator's Bible was quite widespread in Russia — it served as a subject of admiration in the royal, boyar and merchant circles, and was also an important source of iconography for Russian miniaturists, icon painters and masters of monumental painting.
In recent years, the Tretyakov…