International Conference of Iconographic Studies

01 May

The Museum of Russian Icons is hosting the Ninth International Conference of Iconographic Studies “Icons and Iconology”–June 11 through June 13, 2015.  “The conference seeks to explore and discuss recent development in the dialogue between theology, art history, philosophy and cultural theory concerning the ways we can perceive and interpret icons, iconography and iconology …”

Registration fee is $100.00 per person which includes all sessions, conference materials, lunches, coffee breaks, a cocktail reception and dinner on Friday evening.  Our beloved Master Iconographer, Vladislav Andrejev will be presenting his talk “The Theological and Philosophical Reception of Icons” on Saturday, June 13 in Session IV, beginning at 9:00am.

To register for this conference, please call the Museum of Russian Icons 978-598-5000 or visit their website for more information and a complete schedule of activities and speakers–www.museumofrussianicons.org

 

On view May 2 and through September 12 , 2015–“Byzantium to Russia: the Origins and Development of Russian Icons 1200-1900” will be at the MORI.  Featuring Saint John the Baptist (Constantinople c. 1300) and Saint George and the Dragon (late 14th century) along with 48 Icons and Artifacts from London’s British Museum, this is the first time these icons and artifacts have been lent to a museum in the U.S.A.

 

 

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