2nd Summer Art & Culture exhibition “From Russia to Manchester-by-the-Sea”
Experience the richness of Russian culture at Manchester-by-the-Sea from August 7 – 16th at the exhibition showcasing fine art, Russian handicrafts, food, live music and some historical connections between Russia, Ukraine and New England!
Paintings, etchings, mixed media and jewelry by 12 Russian, Ukrainian and American artists will be featured at the exhibit.
This is our calendar of events at the summer exhibit August 7-16th, 2015:
Friday, August 7, 5-8 PM: Opening reception hosted by
Olesya and Jerry Koenig , with live music and refreshments.
Saturday, August 8, 11AM – 1PM: Round table discussion on Russian Connections with the North Shore, by Russian-American Cultural Center of Boston ( Director Margaret Coleman) and the presentation Blue and White: Dutch Delft and Russian Gzhel porcelain.
Saturday, August 8, 5 – 6PM: Designer Rimma Zaika-Veksler and live models present unique jewelry, knitted clothing, and Ukrainian emroidery. Works available for sale.
Sunday, August 9, 12 – 2PM: Larisa Dyan, the docent of Museum of Russian icons in Clinton, MA will perform her Matryoshka Nesting Doll workshop and storytelling. Tea will be served. Donations welcome.
Wednesday and Thursday, August 12-13, the exhibition is open 12 – 6PM.
Friday, August 14, 6-7 PM: John Huss from Manchester Historical Museum will talk about Captain R. Trask and ship St. Petersburg. Museum presentation.
Saturday, August 15, 5 – 6PM: Opera concert by Commonwealth Lyric Theater of Boston. Olga Lisovskaya and Alexander Prokhorov from Commonwealth Lyric Theater will be performing Russian and Ukrainian songs, including those from Ukrainian opera “The Cossack Beyond the Danube”.
Saturday, August 16, 6 PM: exhibition closing.
We are open:
On Fridays from 3-8 PM
On Saturdays from 11-7PM
On Sundays, Wednesday, Thursday from noon-6PM.
The Manchester Community Center, located at 40 Harbor Point in Manchester-by-the-Sea, has a great exhibition hall, 3 min walk from commuter train station. Free parking is available nearby. We hope to see you at our Summer art and culture exhibition soon, dear friends!
Stanislav Nikireyev (1932-2007)
Olesya & Jerry Koenig
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