The Visual Culture of Iconoclasm and Atheism

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June 10, 2022 to June 11, 2022
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Historic Preservation, Religious Studies and Theology, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies

The Center for Icon Studies’ Third International Conference The Visual Culture of Iconoclasm and Atheism is organized and sponsored by the Museum of Russian Icons, in Clinton, MA (USA), this virtual conference is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Images of Atheism: The Soviet Assault on Religion curated by conference chair Dr. Wendy Salmond. Please join us on Friday June 10, from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday June 11, from 9 am to 5 pm, to explore topics such as ‘godless corners,’ ritual in the Soviet Union, state-sponsored propaganda, and the sacred image in hiding. Ticket prices are $75 for regular entry, $55 for Museum members, and $30 for students (please contact us for discounted registration). 

Contact Info: 

Please contact Amy Consalvi, Director of Interpretation at or Melanie Trottier, Executive Coordinator at, call (978) 598 5000 for more information, or consult our website for the schedule of presenters and topics.