Historic Layers: Russian Alaska

Are Asia and America connected? This geographic question occupied Russian explorers, entrepreneurs and tsars in the 17th century. The answer led them to probe the American coast, to trade for furs, and to map the land. Alaska remained part of the Russian empire until it was sold to the US. Learn about this unique history as it shapes Alaskan culture to this day.


Carol Rudie

Carol Veldman Rudie is the coordinator of outreach education at the Museum of Russian Art where she uses her college teaching skills to research and present Russian art and culture. She has been the lead docent at TMORA since 2005 ... read more

Date: Wed, Apr 12

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Carol Rudie

Fee: $10

Program Number: SPRI:352

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