Amazing treasure spanning centuries of Russian history now open to the public.
The Museum of Christian Art of the Moscow Theological Academy is now available to be viewed online. This is the first church museum of its kind that allows for internet visitors from all over the world to see in high quality images some of Russia's priceless religious treasures.
The Resurrection, 16th Century.
More than 1000 outstanding works were chosen from the over 20,000 pieces the Academy possesses for online display. Some of these holy relics include the sandals of St. Sergius of Radonezh, and the miraculous statue of the Savior mentioned in the life of Blessed Matrona of Moscow, among many others. Previously, only students and researchers had the privilege of seeing these precious artifacts.
Sandals of St. Sergius of Radonezh
Take some time to peruse and enjoy some of these choicest fruits of the Russian artistic and religious tradition from the comfort of your home. You can learn more about the opening of the online display here (in Russian.)