Author: Abigail Crosby

Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) in New York

The Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) is a non-profit organization which facilitates cultural exchanges across the Russian-speaking population of New York City and the tri-state area. The group is particularly concerned with promoting the arts and in illuminating the lives and fates of Jews from Russia and the former USSR. Since the start of the […]

The Hermitage Museum Foundation in New York (Operations Suspended)

The Hermitage Museum Foundation (HMF) is an independent U.S. foundation and nonprofit based in New York City. Founded in 1994, the HMF contributes to the preservation and promotion of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg while fostering cultural exchange and scholarship between the U.S. and Russia. The Foundation is committed to using art and […]

The Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet

In the heart of Armenia’s capital city Yerevan, stands the Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet and the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall, simply known as “The Opera” by locals. Built in the early twentieth century, this cultural hub showcases a blend of traditional Armenian architecture and contemporary design representative of its diverse repertoire. […]

The Opera and Ballet Theater of Tbilisi

The Opera and Ballet Theater of Tbilisi has a rich history and offers a diverse range of opera and ballet performances – from traditional masterpieces to innovative contemporary offerings. Built in the late 19th century, the theater showcases a stunning blend of neoclassical and Moorish architectural styles as well as opulent interiors, creating a majestic […]