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 […]

Fort Ross State Historic Park, California

Fort Ross State Historic Park is a Russian imperial-era settlement located in what is now Sonoma County, California, about two hours north of San Francisco. It is one of the most striking examples of Russia’s history in North America, particularly in the territories now within the United States. A bold attempt at establishing a greater […]

Mora Museum in Jersey City, NJ

The Mora Museum, formerly known as the Museum of Russian Art, is a cultural fixture of Jersey City, NJ.  It has a deep historical connection to the Nonconformist Movement in Russian art, and more recently has embraced contemporary movements such as those exemplified by artists like Elena Sarni, Leonid Lerman, Vasily Kafanov and Naum Medovoy. […]

Russian Icons in Detail from The Museum of Russian Icons

Russian icons are religious paintings that have been created and used in the Orthodox Christian tradition for centuries. They are an important part of Russian art and culture, and are recognized for their distinctive style and spiritual significance. Icons typically depict religious figures, such as Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, and saints, and are intended […]

Museum of Russian Poetry in Rockville, Md.

The Museum of Russian Poetry, located in Rockville, MD., just outside of Washington, DC, holds an impressive collection of Russian and Soviet literary artifacts. This small, private museum The small, niche space is packed from wall to wall with artifacts celebrating Silver Age masters like Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetaeva, Osip Mandelshtam, Anna Akhmatova and Nikolai […]

Gallery Russia in Scottsdale, AZ

The catalyst for what is now Gallery Russia in Scottsdale, Ariz., came at a pivotal time in 1992. Father and son co-owners Scott and Paul Eubanks say that after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Westerners were more curious than ever to learn about their Cold War rival — creating an opportunity to explore that […]

From Russia With Art in Cambridge, MA

The From Russia With Art Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts opened in August of 2010. Though it has recently closed its physical doors, it maintains an internet presence and plans to feature moving exhibitions. The museum in this way continues on much as before,  selling and building knowledge of contemporary Russian-American art. The museum proprietors, Jerry […]

The Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA

The Museum of Russian Icons was founded in 2006 by Gordon B. Lankton, industrialist and co-founder of the plastics company Nypro. Lankton’s collection houses over 500 icons and artifacts, which makes it the largest icon collection in North America. It’s also one of the largest private collections of its kind outside of Russia, with icons […]

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