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10th RHM

10th Annual Russian Heritage Month®

Bukharian Heritage Festival

Community Heritage Festival

A celebration of the heritage and talents of the Bukharian Community in Queens. Performances of international and community artists. Healthcare centers will be presented to educate visitors.

June 24, 2012

Bukharian Jewish Community Center
10616 70th Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375


Ethno Modern Exhibit

Masterpieces from the Cherkassky Art Museum

A collection of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, and other artworks given as gifts to the Birobidzhan Museum of Contemporary Art will be on display at the Harriman Institute. These gifts were given to Birobidzhan shortly after the Soviet government established it as a new Jewish homeland, by American artists who united to support the new settlement. From the collection of the Russian Ethnography Museum.

June 20 – 23, 2012

National Arts Club, Grand & Trask Galleries
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

In The Memory of Andrei Tarkovsky

A Multimedia Project

Multimedia project is dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the birth of the great Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The installation recreates the process of filming Tarkovsky’s celebrated final film,

                                                                                                                                          – Sacrifice.

June 20, 2012

National Arts Club, Sculpture Court
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Gaspar De La Nuit

Musical Play

A wise and subtle one-woman play by Laila Alexander-Garett, exquisitely directed by Alexander Kryzhanovsky, the artistic director of famous Kiev Theatre “Teatr Na Pecherskom”, and performed by a renowned Ukrainian actress Tamara Plashenko.

June 19, 2012

Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

10th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair

A Community Festival, Health and Sport Fair featuring performances of pop diva Anna Reznikova, world renowned Russian tenor Yevgeni Shapovalop and singer Rebecca Branovan, a rising star from the Russian-speaking community. Ethnic music, dance, costumes, performances by community youth groups and mouthwatering foods. Representatives of healthcare industry are to educate visitors and to provide free medical testing.

June 10, 2012

Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn

Caring Canvas

Art Exhibition

Exhibition of works created by American artist Laura Brunetti, who has turned her artistic endeavors into the Art of Giving, and Russian Artist Julia Panova, who possess a rare ability to find the new meaning of family things. Also on view the artworks of talented Russian and American children.

June 7 – 19, 2012

National Arts Club, Trask Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Mira Stroika and Her Band

Music Concert

The concert will feature a performance by a Russian-American singer and songwriter, who is a fixture in New York’s neo cabaret and indie music scene. A classically trained vocalist, pianist, composer and accordionist, Stroika’s highly theatrical performances fuse Western pop sensibilities with Russian folk music.

June 5, 2012

Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Russian America

Documentary Film Screening

World premiere of the documentary Russian America. The film, produced by award-winning Russian director Yury Moroz and narrated by renowned Russian actor Dmitry Kharatyan, tells the story of the Russian American Company, which operated from 1788 to 1841 and was the first Russian business enterprise in the North America.

June 5, 2012

Peter Norton Symphony Space,

2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Jewish Life in the Russian Empire

Art Exhibition

Produced in collaboration with the Russian Museum of Ethnography and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, the exhibition presents a unique photographic record of Jewish Life in Tsarists Russia. The photographs by famous and anonymous photographers of the mid XIX early XX centuries offer an opportunity to rediscover the world of old Russian Jewish culture.

June 4 – September 1, 2012

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Interactive Play

Produced by The Lost & Found Project, the interactive play explores personal family stories in order to portray the Russian-Jewish immigrant experience through a series of dramatic snapshots and a dialogue between the past and the present.

June 1 - 3, 2012

Gene Frankel Theater
24 Bond Street, New York, NY 10012

Yosef Ostrovsky: Retrospective

Retrospective Art Exhibit

Yosef Ostovsky (1935-1993) is one of the most renowned Odessa artists of the second half of the XX century. His paintings can be found in leading museums, galleries and private art collections throughout the world, including the USA, Israel, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany, Ukraine and Russia.

June 1 - June 7, 2012

National Arts Club, Grand Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

A New Dream: American Artists’ Gift to the Jewish Autonomous Region in the Soviet Union

Art Exhibition

The exhibition showcases works sent by American artists to Birobidzhan, the Jewish Autonomous Region created in the Societ Union during 1930s. The dream for Jewish territorial and cultural autonomy was brutally destroyed by Stalin’s repressions against Soviet Jews, but the generosity of American artists gift survived. Presented in collaboration with the Russian Museum of Ethnography.

June 1 - June 7, 2012

National Arts Club, Trask Gallery,

15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Russian Art from Private Collection: Borovikovsky to Kabakov

Art Exhibition

Among the ninety works on display there are some striking pieces by Russia’s greatest masters, spanning a period from XVIII to XXI centuries. Among the featured artists are Vasili Perov, Mikhail Nesterov, Alexei Savrasov, Vladimir Makovsky, Lev Bakst, Constantine Somov, and many more.

June 1 - 30, 2012

ABA Gallery
7 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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