A full listing of exhibitions hosted by the Russian American Cultural Center.

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Sunday, November 19th, 2023 |2-5 PM

Daylight Studio

Talk by Maria Veits, curator of the Yiddishland Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2022 - June 21. Representing pseudo-territory: Yiddishland Pavilion puts itself on the map of the Venice Biennale connected through the Yiddish language and culture.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 5 - 7 PM ET

via Zoom

Mikhail Magaril, who specializes in the artist’s handmade book, firmly believes that every person, especially an artist, is a living capsule of time, preserving unique experience and viewpoint. Closing reception on April 27

March 21st through May 6th, 2022 | 9 AM - 5 PM

Harriman Institute Atrium

Prizes and certificates for innovation in architecture have been awarded to projects in Italy, Israel and the United States.

November 2021

Awarding Lazar Khidekel Prize for the Best Innovative Architectural Project

2020 competition

The exhibition consists of twenty-four graphic works on paper and collages from the series associated with his hand-made books "The Doctors' Plot" and "Lullaby".

October 21 - December 16, 2020 - POSTPONED

The Harriman Institute | Columbia University

первая в Беларуси персональная выставка яркого представителя авангарда.

Feb 15 - April 15, 2020

The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus

a Suprematist party in Minsk and a virtual exhibition by Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

February 29, 2020

Центр белорусско-еврейского культурного наследия

Multi-media exhibition presenting the works of artists of three generations, speaking the language of their time in a dialogue with the legacy of Suprematism.

February 19 - 27, 2020

Diaghilev Museum of Modern Art., St. Petersburg State University

Presented by the Lazar Khidekel Society / Russian American Cultural Center and Vitebsk Center for Contemporary Art

November 30 - December 14, 2019 | 11 am - 5 pm

Yorkville Library

Inspired by the groundbreaking and innovative ideas of architectural visionary Lazar Khidekel.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

"Architectural Fall" Festival

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Explore the legacy of Lazar Khidekel in this conversation with architect Daniel Libeskind, art historian Regina Khidekel, and Maria Kokkori on Dec 13.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 6:30 - 8 PM

Scheuer Auditorium | Jewish Museum

The first display of works by Lazar Khidekel, the first suprematist architect, to be held in Russia.

On view November 21, 2018 - January 21, 2019

The State Russian Museum | The Stroganov Palace

Please join us on Wednesday, Nov 7, for the exhibition opening, presentation of documentaries, discussion and reception.

November 7, 2018 | 6 - 8 PM

Harriman Institute

Groundbreaking exhibition presenting Lazar Khidekel's masterpieces, photographs and documents provided by the Khidekel Family Archives.

September 14, 2018 - January 6, 2019

The Jewish Museum

in conjunction with the exhibition at the Harriman Institute | October 22 – November 20, 2018

October 22 – November 20, 2018

Harriman Institute

We are happy to be a part of Biennale Architettura 2018.

May 26 - Nov 25, 2018

Giardini della Biennale

Lazar Khidekel's works at “Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich. The Russian avant-garde in Vitebsk (1918-1922)”

March 28 - July 16, 2018

Centre Pompidou, Paris

Thanks to this new virtual exhibition, users will be able to see the icons of the early Suprematism movement.

Starting Oct 24, 2017

Google Arts & Culture

The exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of a fateful year 1917, filled with events that have changed the world and society forever.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Harriman Institute of Columbia University

Curator Regina Khidekel

Opening Reception: Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Harriman Institute of Columbia University

Join us for a reception and panel discussion to commemorate the 100 years of Suprematism, 95 - of UNOVIS and the 110th Anniversary of Lazar Khidekel.

September 10 - October 15, 2014

Harriman Institute | Columbia University

Exhibition and panel discussion to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of the Avant-garde artist and architect Lazar Khidekel (1904-1986). Read Financial Times review.

July 9 - September 25, 2014

Pushkin House, London

Visit the flying structures of Lazar Khidekel at the Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center, Moscow; on view: Jun 10 - Aug 15, 2014. Aug 10 - lecture by Regina Khidekel

June 10 - August 15, 2014

Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center

Russian Pavilion expo Fair Enough | Absorbing Modernity: 1914-2014 at the 14th International Architecture Biennale in Venice

June 7 - November 23, 2014

The 14th International Architecture Biennale in Venice

The exhibition presents bold images of New York, places where we never visit or would even be able to find.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 5, 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Exhibit dates Monday, January 27 – Saturday, March 8, 2014

Harriman Institute of Columbia University, Harriman Atrium

Lazar Khidekel became an important proponent and theoretician of the avant-garde movement known as Suprematism and a founding member of Unovis group.

Tuesday, March 11 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | NYC

AIA New York Chapter | Center for Architecture

The event gathered together former students of Lazar Khidekel to share memories of a Teacher and a deep understanding of his role in history of art and architecture.

March 4, 2014

House of Architects | Дом архитектора (Особняк A. A. Половцева)

The exhibition will consist of 24 images of New York and St. Petersburg, two cities that were called at some time “New Amsterdam”.


Harriman Institute of Columbia University

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, period photographs, UNOVIS documents, publications, letters, and architectural models.

April 21, 2013 to August 5, 2013

YIVO Institute at the Center for Jewish History

Alexander Sergeyevich Nikolsky (1884-1953), was one of the outstanding masters of the Soviet architecture.

March 6, 2013 to April 26, 2013

Harriman Institute at Columbia University

The Russian Pavilion NY announces its inaugural edition in conjunction with Armory Arts Week 2013.

March 8, 2013 to March 11, 2013

Russian Art Pavilion

"Ed Koch loved graphic art. He saw my drawings in May of 2011, invited me to his law office, Bryan Cave LLP, and posed for Koch – Mayor of the City of New York..."

February 1, 2013

Children's Museum of the Arts (CMA), in partnership with the Russian American Cultural Center, will explore the arts and culture of New York's Russian community.

November 14, 2012

The Children's Museum of the Arts

From the Jurii Maniichuk and Rose Brady Collection.

September 14, 2012 to October 7, 2012

Ukrainian Institute of America

Margaret De Patta, The Chicago Bauhaus, and Modernist Jewelry.

June 7, 2012

The Theater at MAD | Museum of Arts and Design

The exhibition project will transform the gallery space into an apartment-like installation where the rooms are going to be filled with artwork reminiscent of our previous exhibitions.

May 19 - August 31, 2012

Proun Gallery Center of Contemporary Art "Vinzavod" | Галерея Проун, Центр современного искусства «Винзавод»

RACC joins the Jewish Folk Craft Guild (JFCG) in celebrating: THE JUBILEE OF ARCHITECT LAZAR TARLER.

April 14, 2012

Brooklyn Public Library

Curated by Dorothea Strauss, Director of the Haus Konstruktiv Museum, in co-operation with Ettore Gualtiero Robbiani.

January 25, 2012 to March 15, 2012

The Leuenhof

We are happy and proud that RACC's new exhibition curated by Regina Khidekel: "Behind the Porous Curtain" by Anatoly Pronin was chosen for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs's homepage.

January 23, 2012 to March 10, 2012

The Harriman Institute

Russian American Cultural Center is proud to be a part of the book project of the artist Genia Chef who has been longtime affiliate of the RACC...

November 16, 2011

Russian Museum | Ludwig Museum in the Russian Museum

Works of Lazar Khidekel shown along with works of Kazimir Malevich, Ilya Chashnik, Nikolay Suetin, Ilya Kabakov, Andrey Monasdtursky, and Francisco Infante-Arana.

September 24, 2011 to November 27, 2011

Proun Gallery, Moscow

Regina Khidekel "On the Visionary Power of Russian Suprematism."

January 24, 2011

Haus Konstruktiv

From the Annals of our Past: Artist and his Time. Curated by Regina Khidekel.

October 12, 2010 to January 15, 2011

The Harriman Institute of Columbia University

An upcoming exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City will examine intriguing correspondences and differences between Eastern Orthodox Christian icons and Tibetan Buddhist thangkas.

October 5, 2010 to March 7, 2011

Rubin Museum of Art

A solo exhibition from the artist's estate, is a part of the COMPLETE CONCRETE, an exhibition on the 100-year of development constructivist, concrete and conceptual art and its effect on the present.

August 27, 2010 to January 30, 2011

Haus Konstruktiv

This exhibition is the first full-scale retrospective of Kandinsky’s career in the US since 1985 and offers a comprehensive chronological survey of the artist’s work...

January 13, 2010

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

In the Soviet Union pictures could tell a story that was not always possible to describe in words. Thus camera became Shalamoff's pen.

October 1, 2009 - November 13, 2009

The Harriman Institute at Columbia University

We hope that this exhibition and catalog will reawaken people’s awareness about the significance of stage design as a vital art form and of these artists' creative achievements.

September 17, 2009 to October 7, 2009

Ana Tsarev Gallery

This exhibition features works created between 1910 and 1969 by avante-garde Russian artists in the Soviet Union and abroad.

March 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009

The Harriman Institute

Leonid Lubianitsky is one of the leading contemporary photographers and the most recognized artists in the Russian cultural community in the USA and abroad.

January 20, 2009 to March 27, 2009

The Harriman Institute at Columbia University

This exhibition is comprised of two series of narrative digital collages, “IroNY Curtain” and “Fitting Ukraine.”

October 1, 2007 to October 30, 2007

The Harriman Institute

Past and Present: Russian Jewish Artists. Works from various artists om display, curated by Regina Khidekel.

April 15, 2007, 12:00 - 4:00 PM

This exhibition is comprised of two series of narrative digital collages, “IroNY Curtain” and “Fitting Ukraine.”

November 7, 2006 to November 28, 2006

Portraits of Russian Artists, 1984-1995. Experience of a Russian artist working in collaboration in the East and in the West

October 23, 2006 to December 15, 2006

Harriman Institute

Despite the ban on any expression of Jewish life in the Soviet Union, Jewish identity and artistic sensibility survived and is flourishing.

May 18, 2006 to July 13, 2006

The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery

Horst Tappe, "Nabokov in Montreux"

March 28, 2005 to April 22, 2005

The Harriman Institute

This is the first exhibition that examines Khidekel's career from the years immediately following the Russian revolution to the fall of the Soviet state.

December 5, 2004

The Judah L. Magnes Museum

Roberta Fineberg, "Glasnost: Moscow 1989-1990"

December 18, 2003 to February 2, 2004

Fleet Bank Public Art Space

Test of Time, "Five Reflections." Display of works by Mark Khidekel, Vitaly Komar & Aleksandr Melamid, Alexander Kosolapov, Irina Nakhova, and Mark Serman

March 31, 2003 to April 30, 2003

Laurie Tisch Sussman Gallery

Karen Gunderson, "Moral Courage During WWII: Denmark & Bulgaria."

March 2003

An exhibition of works by the artist Isaac Aden, and his material from "Imperial Amity."

February 26, 2003

Russian American Cultural Center

The Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibition "Favorite Portraits of People in the World" by Valera and Natasha Cherkashin.

December 5, 2002 to December 24, 2002

Fleet Bank Public Art Space

A multi-media project exploring the interactive art process, from the viewpoints of the photographer, the painter, and the interviewee.

November 1, 2002 to November 30, 2002

Russian American Culture Center

The exhibition is a reflection and introspection of the historical events of September 11th. It presents two New Yorkers, artist and poet John Digby and architect and artist Mark Khidekel.

September 10, 2002 to October 8, 2002

Russian American Cultural Center

New York artist Yona Verwer will be showing new work with a markedly mystical motif in a solo exhibition opening June 5th, 2002.

June 5, 2002 to August 28, 2002

Russian American Cultural Center

The first installment in a series reflecting on the events and the aftermath of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center.

May 9, 2002 to May 30, 2002

Russian American Cultural Center

Russian American Cultural Center. On view from: April 16 - May 7, 2002.

April 16, 2002 to May 7, 2002

Russian American Cultural Center

Unlike most collagists who build up layers of contrasting papers, Digby works to achieve a unified composition by inlaying all of his paper fragments.

February 7, 2002 to February 21, 2002

Russian American Cultural Center

"Life Is a Gamble" is Alex Trachishin's first exhibition in New York and first presentation of a new series of works featuring gambling...


Russian American Cultural Center

Stephan Soreff and Athos Zacharias are New York art insiders who came to the scene when art was evolving from Abstract Expressionism into the movement of Pop Art.

January 2002

In an effort to strengthen the spirit of our city, the Russian-American Cultural Center is reopening its gallery in Lower Manhattan next to the wounded area of the World Trade Center.

November 30, 2001 to December 17, 2001

Russian American Cultural Center

New large-scale paintings, sculptures and installations are on display in the extraordinary space - an "industrial cathedral" in the midst of New York's newest art district...

May 16, 2001 to June 6, 2001

Russian American Cultural Center

This exhibition is the result of the combined efforts of seven pairs of cutting edge Bulgarian and American women artists.

November 2, 2000 to November 30, 2000

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

The landmark exhibition in which the works of pre- and post-perestroika sots artists and American Pop artists were exhibited together for the first time in the US.


Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

The exhibition included artworks of Leonid Lerman, Irina Narkova, Scherer & Ouporov and Steven Ashmore, Amy Ernst, John Wellington among others.

Opening Reception: July 18, 1995

Ernst Rubinstein Gallery at The Educational Alliance