Orthodox items have always been a topic of interest for Western society. Religious collectibles remain the focus of many contemporary historians, collectors, and dealers. To draw attention to the phenomenon and formulate new ideas, the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA will host a virtual conference titled “Collecting Orthodoxy: A History and a Look Towards the Future.”
The conference scheduled for June 11-12, 2021 will feature some of the most prominent world experts, academics, and collectors discussing the history and prominence of Orthodox art. The registration for the event is available on the museum’s official website, so if you want to become part of this marvelous conference, you can put your name on the list even today.
A new virtual conference hosted by the Museum of Russian Icons
The upcoming online conference is expected to be a grandiose informative gathering where lots of competent professionals will share their own experiences. For instance, do you know how religious objects are conserved and appraised? Or what is the relationship between their original purpose and the newfound one? These and many more relevant questions are going to be answered by the speakers during the discussion.
The primary topic of the conference is the history of collecting Orthodox objects in the West. Special attention will be given to Russian icons, the most popular Orthodox collectibles so far. All in all, this conference will not only enrich you with historical wisdom but also allow you to gain lots of invaluable personal experience.
The virtual event is organized by the Museum of Russian Icons, a well-known institution that houses an impressive collection of 1,000 Orthodox icons and other artifacts. The famous museum is also loved for its diverse activities that include lectures, icon painting workshops, virtual tours, and art exhibitions, among others.
“Collecting Orthodoxy: A History and a Look Towards the Future” is indeed an important event that will bring a one-of-a-kind experience to both the speakers and the audience. Don’t miss it!