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Woman's World: Women Artists in Russia

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cultural Heritage
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Where in the world are the women artists? The answer: In Russia. The presentation traces the ways in which women artists were vital to the development of their culture’s visual artistry. Textile artists, painters, folk artists and non-conformist women contributed both to their own country and to the international scene. Information will focus on the 20th century non-conformist women.  Join Carol Rudie, Coordinator of outreach education from the Museum of Russian Art.

 


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Living Woods: Art and Crafts in the Russian North

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cultural Heritage
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Given the extensive forests that form the Russian landscape, wood has surrounded architects, artists, and craftspeople for centuries.  Using wood as a form and the resulting woodsman lifestyle as subject matter has produced cultural artifacts in every artistic field. Exploring the way in which life in the woods has influenced art opens a perspective into an important aspect of Russian lifestyle.

 


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