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Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History; Susan Carmel Lerhman, Founder.

Our Mission

The Carmel Institute builds lasting connections between Russian and American youth through musical and theater performances, Russian and Soviet film screenings, conferences, student exchanges and trips, and art exhibits. The Institute offers grants to Russian and American students to study in each others' countries.

The Carmel Institute: A Video Introduction


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Fall 2018 Events

An audience watches an orchestra in pews at a traditional looking cathedral.

Humanities ·

A Requiem Resurrected: Alexander Kastalksky’s Commemoration for Fallen Brothers

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