L E C T U R E S  &  W O R K S H O P S


June,  2 0 1 9

"Art Completes You" by Elena Zelenina.


1 pm - 4 pm


FREE lecture in English





Kips Bay Library

The New York Public Library

446 Third Avenue,

New York, NY 10016





Meet the author of the "Art Completes You" book


New York-based artist and international coach Elena Zelenina teaches the method to silence negative self-talk, self-doubt, self-denial, and many other limiting factors using art drawing and painting exercises with Art Completes You plan. 


Utilizing the Vedic traditions, Elena helps beginner and seasoned artists start a transformative journey towards improving their quality of life.   


The talk and workshop are based on her #1 Amazon bestseller 'Art Completes You. Transformation through art and the science of completion."


Download FREE chapters at http://elenazeleninaartist.com 


What to bring:

Loose Paper


Colored pencils


May,  2 0 1 8

"Russian Impressionism". Introduced by Elena Dobrovolskaya.

& Artist's reception


6 pm - 8:30pm

Walk-in or RSVP to reserve your seat.

FREE lecture in Russian





Grand Central Library

135 E 46 St, Second Floor

New York, NY 10017




6 pm  to 7 pm

Artists'group reception.

artists: Elena Dobrovolaskaya, Natalia Maks, Victoria Kondratyuk, Olga Melamud-pavlovich, Aleksander Dudorov 


7 pm to 8:30 pm

Russian Impressionists - 
Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin.

Impressionism- a revolution in the art technique, new look at the reality. Did Russian Impressionism exist? Some people say "no"...
If you are interested to get an answer for this question and look at the great paintings by "artist's eyes", please come to this lecture reading by Elena Dobrovolskaya- an artist and a traveler with 15 years of experience in touring the best museums in Europe.




May,  2 0 1 8
The Narrative in Modern Photography 

Introduced by Alex Ag

2 pm - 4 pm

Walk-ins or reserve your seat.

FREE lecture in English



















Pushkin Society of America in association with Single Shot Show on MNN invites you to visit a lecture by the Single Shot host - Alex AG about creating an understanding and improving the narrative content of the photographic image. 

RSVP is recommended. 


The discussion will reflect upon:


- Different approaches and purposes of the narrative

- Tools and methods of creating a story in a photo image

-Challenges that narrative of the image lacing in the modern world

-Expanding and improving narrative using new tools and ideas


March,  2 0 1 8

Fundamentals of Photography.

March 17, 2018

2pm - 4pm


An art educator and a travel photographer Natalia Maks will talk about fundamentals in the street and travel photography: colors, light, angels during the shots. The lecture will be dedicated to the essentials in photo composition and postproduction using IPhoto editing. Everyone is welcome to participate in the Q&A on how to become a smarter travel photographer.

Check out Natalia Maks' Instagram @natalia_maks.


67th Street Library - New York Public Library

328 East 67th Street

New York, NY 10065


Walk-ins or reserve your seat.



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