Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Admission: Free and open to the public
Related Events: Romance and Reality: Posters from the Russian Revolution, 9/7-10/19; Printmaking Workshop for Families, 10/14, 10 AM-12 PM
When the October Revolution overturned the longstanding Russian Empire 100 years ago, posters were particularly useful for getting messages and ideas across to a largely illiterate population. This exhibition explores the hope and passion of the Soviet Union’s early years, as well as the tensions inherent to building a new nation.
Join us for a reception featuring a presentation by Terry Martin, George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies at Harvard University and former Director of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.