Friday, April 08, 2011

Russian Faberge Eggs & Lacquer Boxes: From Craft To Fine Art

Saturday April 23rd 2 p.m.
Join Russian Culture Scholar &
New Hampshire Humanities Council Lecturer
Marina Forbes
for a breath taking slide presentation in the
Lane Room

Come see how the tsars of Russian celebrated Easter with an illustrated presentation on the unique development of these two major Russian art forms, from traditional craft to exquisite fine art. Emphasis is on the important role of egg and lacquer box painting in Russian culture, and on the elevation of these traditional forms to the level of high art under the patronage of the tsars. This program is free and open to the public through a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. Light refreshments will be provided. Questions, please call 926-3368.


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