Tv Personality | Renee P Washington
Renee Washington is a Division 1 three-time All-American Soccer player working as sports reporter, model, small business owner, motivational speaker, and an author. Follow Renee on her journey!
Welcome and thanks for checking out this page on Renee Washington! Renee is many things! She works with ESPN covering men’s and women’s college athletics as an analyst and sideline reporter. She also works for Fox Sports covering the Washington Mystics and the Washington Wizards. She hosts a live weekly digital show, Beyond the Headlines with Renee Washington on Fox Sports Radio. Additionally, she is a fill-in anchor for the Philadelphia Union games where she hosts the pregame, halftime, and post game shows.
She has been fortunate to wear many hats. She works as a model and author with some big projects in progress. Renee has launched her own businesses.
In December of 2020, she launched an organization “Planted, Not Buried” focused on providing a supportive, inspiring network for professionals. PNB focuses on the concept that we have not been forgotten, rejected, or failed but have actually been planted as we prepare to step into our winning season. The organization holds regular virtual networking events, with more exciting opportunities for growth and collaboration coming in the future.
In April 2020 she launched an interior design company around her hobby of decorating called “SPACE by Design”
Renee is a former three-time all-American soccer player at LaSalle University. She helped lead her team to its first-ever conference tournament championship and NCAA tournament appearance, graduated with two A-10 championships and three NCAA appearances. Renee is currently the second highest points holder in women’s soccer program history for goals and assists. She also played professionally with SkyBlue FC for a short time before hanging up her cleats to pursue her master’s degree and coach women’s soccer at Lehigh University. While at Lehigh, she worked in the Sports Media department covering games and creating media content for the athletics website. Additionally, she has received on-camera script reading experience, runway work, and modeling work with Image International, a modeling agency in the Lehigh Valley that worked with personalities such as Amanda Seyfried. For details on Renee’s career experience, videos, articles, recommendations , her nonprofit work, and more scroll through the website.
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Interview with Retired Pro Soccer Player, now Sports Personality Renee Washington – Sports As Told By A Girl
Renee Washington is a woman who wears many different hats in the sports industry, growing up around professional athletes to become a great one herself. Washington is a 3-time All-American D1 soccer player who hung up her professional cleats for the other side of the camera. She is now a sports personality. Working for ESPN, Fox Sports, MLS Philadelphia Union, WNBA/NBA, and hosting her own podcast “Beyond the Headlines“, Washington continues to use her platform to inspire others while still reaching her own goals.
She spoke with us about her career journey and being able to find a work-life balance. More importantly, how she has used her platform as a Black woman to speak up through these trying and historical times and much more!
Tell us a little bit about yourself, where did your love of sports develop?
I come from a very big sports family. My father played professional basketball overseas, my uncle played in the NFL, and my cousin was a professional boxer. My mom played basketball in college, and I closely kept up with my two older sisters, who were the ones that I was always chasing after. My parents gave us a chance to play literally every sport growing up and for me, I stuck with soccer, basketball and track. Those were my three main, and then soccer was without a doubt, my best sport.
Everything in my life has been around sports. A lot of our family trips and vacations and my best memories come from something involving sports. Whether it was playing around the house or actually playing in tournaments and games.
How did you get your first start in broadcasting?
Yeah, it’s honestly a very complicated story, but I will give you the short version of it!
I actually have an undergrad degree in public relations and double minor in Spanish and psychology. My grad school degree is in education leadership, and none of that has to do with sports reporting specifically.
As I was in grad school, I started trying to find any job I could get into. I started working with the Lehigh sports media department. I was creating highlights, doing camera work and stuff for games, doing freelance writing. Just started doing as much unpaid work that I possibly could to start building up my resume.
From there I did have one opportunity that took a chance on me. It was an internship, which led to my first full-time job, where I stayed for the first two years of my career, literally learning all aspects of being an MMJ and anchor. I was doing news and sports…it really allowed me to get a lot of reps, a lot of experience.
From the beginning, I wanted to learn, I was just a sponge. I had a tremendous group of people around me that were giving me so much inside information. The irony is I actually applied to that internship for a copy editor role. My then supervisor was like, ‘You would be so bored in this job, you know, based on your ambitions in our conversation. How about we create an internship for you?’.
So it literally was me just applying, trying to get my foot in the door, and from there I was able to turn that internship into a full-time job.
Working as a reporter, anchor, and host for multiple companies and sports teams, how have you been able to manage it all?
Balance is a big key part of it, that definitely allows me to do so many different things…I don’t have a Monday to Friday, 8 to 5 schedule. Even when I was in school, I always had multiple internships and they were always overlapping. I was a two-sport athlete. I’ve always been a juggler, so that’s just how I operate best. In terms of balance, I’ve always tried to figure out some sort of structure.
I’m very big on trying to set aside time that I’m able to be off, to step away from my phone, my computer from work to just be present and to decompress. Whether it’s stepping away to watch cheesy Hallmark movies…just even being able to watch a game as a fan where I’m not working while I’m doing it.
I’m very big on things like, I read a lot, I listen to a lot of music, all different genres. Whatever it may be, depending on the mood, depending on the day, as well as just finding time to just get away.
One of the things that actually helps me is, because of the different areas I work in, they all provide me balance. I’m not doing the same work all day, every day I’m sometimes behind a computer, sometimes out and about, sometimes at a game.
I think balance is key, and that’s the biggest thing to being successful in general. Whether you are working one job or countless jobs, whatever it may be. Figure out a way to be at your best as much as possible, so that you can make sure that you’re as productive as you can be coming into any work.
What is one of the proudest moments in your career?
I actually have a number of moments, but I think as a whole…The underlying theme is the moments where I have people reach out, and in some way mentioned that I’ve helped them, inspired them, motivated them, encouraged them.
I’ve had people that have reached out all over the country, over the world! I’ve had people reach out from Nigeria, Canada, the UK, that I’m like, how the heck did you ever come across my work?!
I always say more than any social media post or anything that’s what’s most validating to me. That the work I’m doing is extending so far beyond what I can even see and know. And it’s empowering.
Those moments when someone’s reached out saying that a story I did helped inspire them in some way. Or they were able to learn from an interview or how they were so moved by something that I said…That’s very encouraging for me because that’s the biggest reason why I do what I do. It’s all to use my platform to help give back, to help hopefully inspire someone in some positive way.
It’s not about me, and I will always say that, but it’s the truth. It’s really not about me. It’s about using my talents and the opportunities I’ve been given that God has given me to help others.
This past year has been emotional for many when it comes to racial inequality, the Black Lives Matter movement, Black women leading the country at the voting poll to change in the recent presidential election. How have you used your platform as a Black woman to inspire or teach others through these historic times?
Oh, yeah. I mean, I think that’s something that a lot of people that I spoke to had that struggle of, ‘How much do you say? And how much do you do?’. Because we’ve always been taught that you have to separate, especially on social media.
This past year, especially with everything that’s gone on, going back to George Floyd and the fight for social justice, I was one that has always been saying, if I’m going to sit back and not speak up in these moments, ‘How is that helping me in any way, forget who I am as a professional? How is that helping me as a person? How is it helping my family?’.
I’m a Black woman first, and I’ve been a Black woman longer than I’ve been anything else in this world! So it’s more important to me, to speak up on those when it directly affects the core of who I am. I have a brother, a father, siblings, a nephew that’s growing up in this world. I have relatives that look like the very people that are out fighting for their lives. Can’t sit back and act like this doesn’t affect me.
In my opinion, if a network, a job, a company or even a person is going to write me off because I speak up on one in peace, justice, and equality I don’t want to be friends with them. I don’t want to work for them. It’s not where I want to be. I will never bend who I am for a job. I know I’ve taken upon myself to speak up openly.
I’ve dedicated a number of shows…a summer show that I was doing called “Redefining Us” on social media. Simply having conversations around the elephant in the room. Racial, sexism, discrimination, any sort of conversations around just growing who we are as people.
I think for me again going back to how I want to try to help others. I can’t be quiet in some of the biggest moments where we need to have voices that are stepping up and speaking out on the same topic.
I’m hoping that I can continue to help advocate for the fact that you can be, more than an athlete, more than a reporter, more than whoever or whatever your profession is…more than your job. At the end of the day, it’s when it affects you are as a person, you have to speak up.
As we celebrate Black History Month, do you have a favorite Black journalist or reporter that you look(ed) up to as you grow your career?
I definitely have, over the years that have inspired me in some way.
The biggest names that always come to mind, David Aldridge, who is actually a friend of mine now, Cari Champion, Pam Oliver. For me, not only them but also athletes that I’ve looked up to when I was growing up. People like Serena Williams that have been showing that it’s okay to be a successful Black person in sports.
I think that for me I have people I look up to for different reasons. Someone like Cari Champion, the way that her careers evolved. Jemele Hill, how she openly has been able to speak up on her opinion and honestly show that you can speak up. Even if you do have the president or anyone that is going to speak against you for it, you’ll be okay.
Best advice for Black women in sports?
To summarize everything I would say is to always be, strive to be 10 times better than everyone around you. And that’s something that my parents taught me as an athlete growing up and in soccer being in a sport where I was always being judged for what I look like or judged for reasons other than my talent…And it’s something that I still carry with me to this day. That’s why I do so many different things and wear so many different hats, you know, I feel like the moment you get complacent and settle for just getting by and doing the bare minimum is the moment you start to go in the wrong direction.
You need to celebrate those small victories, I’m not saying you only dream big. Of course, you celebrate the small victories along the way, but don’t settle. And that’s in all aspects, professionally, socially, in dating, financially, always strive to continue to learn and do more in some way.
I think even just the stimulation of always thinking and learning really goes a long way in helping you to continue to evolve as a person. Whether that’s reading more books or going out and growing your network, going to different events. There’s so many ways to do it. Doesn’t always have to be overly strenuous.
You have to hold yourself to a higher standard for your reputation, for how you dress, how you talk, how you look. They are always watching. People are always, especially as a Black woman. You can’t leave any room for anyone to doubt you. They still will try, but that’s why you continue to just grow and learn. Just keep investing in yourself, because nobody else will. And so you have to make sure you’re continuing to turn a corner in your evolution as a person, but definitely as a sports media personality.
When it comes to your career what is your end goal/mission?
My biggest thing for me is what that goal looks like, what does my career goal look like, more than just the job itself. I love working on air and all the different roles that I have.
I think definitely for me, being an anchor of a show is something I enjoy the most being able to have different dialogues. So maybe some conversations are more specific to discussing games, previewing games, recapping games, and then maybe some are more specific to like human interests. I just love the flexibility of being on the show.
The biggest thing for me is working in professional sports fully. I prefer to work in basketball, football, or soccer since those are my big three within sports. I think whatever network, whatever station, whatever league, whatever team that may be a career-wise as a broadcaster. That’s my career goal.
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Renee Washington – Women’s Soccer Coach
Former La Salle standout Renee Washington enters her second season as the Lehigh women’s soccer graduate assistant. Washington was a star forward for the Explorers, recording more than 100 career points. She helped in the recent surge to prominence for La Salle, which included three straight NCAA Tournaments.
“I am very pleased to add Renee to our women’s soccer staff at Lehigh,” said Lambinus at the time of her hiring. “She brings instant credibility from all of her success at LaSalle. She helped elevate their program to an elite status over the past four years, winning two Atlantic 10 championships and playing in three straight NCAA tournaments. It is our hope she can bring that experience to help our student-athletes achieve the same level of success over the next few years.”
Washington has reunited with Lehigh assistant coach Amy Hough, who was previously an assistant for La Salle. In her first year with the Mountain Hawks, Lehigh posted a school-record unbeaten streak to begin Patriot League play (six games). For the season, Lehigh posted six shutouts and finished the season with a team goals against average less than one. Freshman Grace Correll jumped into the college season and impressed, leading the Mountain Hawks in scoring (11 points) while earning multiple weekly awards after a two-goal effort in a 2-1 win at archrival Lafayette.
A star on and off the field at La Salle, Washington was named a candidate for the prestigious Senior CLASS Award prior to last season. Her decorated career has included endless awards including NSCAA All-America, first team All-Atlantic 10 and All-Region recognition. She recorded 27 points as a freshman (12 goals, three assists) and sophomore (11 goals, five assists) while posting 23 points as a junior (eight goals, seven assists) and 24 as a senior (nine goals, six assists).
“It’s great to be able to come to such a beautiful school. I love everything about this campus,” said Washington. “Lehigh has great academics, so I am thankful to be able to get my graduate degree at such a prestigious institution as this. It is a great opportunity that I definitely couldn’t pass down. ”
Washington, Renee / Welcome
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NBC4 Names Renee Washington Vice President of News
By Louis Wilson, Special to California Black Media Partners
Global negotiations kicked off this week in Glasgow, Scotland, in what John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, described as our ‘last best chance’ to avoid environmental disaster.
These talks matter to California – so much so that a delegation of elected and government officials led by Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis made the 5,000-mile trip.
The goal is simple: agree to a plan to reduce the emissions that cause dangerous heating. To do that, governments need to end our reliance on fossil fuels, and support less-wealthy nations and communities in their decarbonization process.
We’ve been here 25 times before. The 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26 is a gathering of over 100 nations in search of a solution to the climate crisis. Sadly, since the first meeting in Berlin in 1995, global emissions have increased. By almost every measure, the climate crisis is getting worse. That’s visible to Californians in the record wildfires, drought, and extreme weather that has intensified in the past two years.
The science is clear – something needs to change right now, otherwise the climate will change it for us. The current business-as-usual trajectory is set to make the world somewhere between 4.5 degrees F to 5.4 degrees F hotter than it was before we started burning fossil fuels. That would mean more droughts, fire, hurricanes, famines, climate refugees, and the list goes on.
So far, Glasgow has heard a lot of talk. President Biden and other world leaders touted two ‘major’ agreements earlier this week. One commits to ending deforestation by 2030, and the other to cut planet-heating methane emissions by 30%. But these aren’t binding. They are promises, an invitation to take leaders at their word. Many of these leaders promised to halve deforestation by 2020 back at a New York summit in 2014, a promise that was quietly broken.
Despite the looming catastrophe, a tour of the COP26 premises makes it very clear that at these talks, nothing has changed. The same old faces are here – the politicians, the polluters, the big companies, and people representing privileged and largely white interests.
Companies sponsoring the talks for a seat at the center of the action include one of the world’s largest plastic polluters (Unilever), a bank (NatWest) that has financed billions of dollars’ worth of fossil fuel projects since 2015, and a consumer goods company (Reckitt) whose suppliers included, until very recently, companies tearing down one of the world’s last remaining tropical rainforests in Papua New Guinea.
One of these sponsors, SSE, is currently building a new fossil gas plant, even while hosting a friendly stall touting unproven future technologies that might eventually help reduce emissions. Reckitt, meanwhile, is organizing an official side-event titled ‘Changing Consumer Behaviour,’ which appears aimed at deflecting responsibility onto individuals.
Presumably, the main recommendation will be to steer clear of their products until they can remove deforestation from their supply chain.
While companies that have had a hand in causing the crisis are overrepresented, notably underrepresented are BIPOC communities, or representatives from the worst affected countries. It is, as many have called it, the richest, Whitest COP ever.
That’s a problem ethically, but it’s also a big problem because clearly, ‘business as usual’ hasn’t worked. If we want to prevent the worst of what is to come, we need to focus on the interests of people on the frontlines: those who lost their homes in wildfires this year, or who were forced off their land by agribusinesses, or whose air is being polluted by mining projects. We can no longer prioritize the narrow interests of a very noisy but destructive business community.
This matters for California – the state which has long been a leader in the U.S. on climate action but is suffering the most immediate impacts of the climate crisis right now. If Californians want this state to be liveable for future generations, we need to see through ambitious action at home – but we also need these global negotiations to be a success.
Right now, we’re on track for more warm words, more bold, unmet promises, and more degrees of global heating. Unless this COP and all future climate summits put the worst affected, most vulnerable communities first, we will continue on this disastrous path which will see California and many other parts of the globe become inhospitable for our descendants within generations.
Louis Wilson is a senior communications advisor with Global Witness, a climate advocacy group.
UConn’s Renee Montgomery was married last year. She made the announcement Thursday
Former UConn guard and current Atlanta Dream co-owner Renee Montgomery announced she and wife Sirena Grace privately married back in April 2020 through a story published by PEOPLE Thursday afternoon.
Montgomery, who retired from the WNBA in February 2021, met Grace at an Atlanta Hawks game in March 2019. Grace had gone to the game to sing the national anthem and Montgomery says immediately she was taken away when she first saw her.
“It’s the only game I went to that whole entire season,” Montgomery told PEOPLE. “And here comes a whole goddess.”
So @sirenagrace_ & I did a thing, and by a thing I mean we got married!! We planned on having a gathering w/ family & friends but as you can see, we’re still in a pandemic so we thought it’s time to share our story. Im a whole wife out here @BENBALLER ready when you are https://t.co/MaCqFRk3mg
— Renee Montgomery (@ReneeMontgomery) November 11, 2021
The two-time WNBA champion then reached out to Grace, asking if she would be interested in doing a performance for the Dream. The two hit it off and began dating just weeks later.
“It just happened very quickly from there,” Grace told PEOPLE.
On a trip to France in November 2019, Montgomery proposed to Grace kneeling next to a pile of rose petals which spelled out “Merry Me. ”
“I was waiting for her on one knee, playing ‘Marry Me’ by Train,” Montgomery said. “I already told her when we first started dating, if you hear this song playing anywhere that I’m in the vicinity, you better be ready because I’m probably going to be proposing.”
Because of the pandemic, the couple held a private wedding at their home in Atlanta on April 20, 2020. They lit their hallway with lights to create a “makeshift aisle” and had Grace’s cousin conduct the ceremony virtually via Zoom. Friends and family watched live virtually as Grace’s son, Angel, was the couple’s ring bearer, “flower guy,” best man and man of honor. PEOPLE also reported that Grace wore a wedding dress which she had bought after their trip to France, while Montgomery wore a red suit.
“Even though it was a Zoom wedding, and people weren’t actually in person, it didn’t feel any different. I was still crying when I saw her walking down our hallway,” Montgomery said. “When I saw her walking, it still hit me the same that I think it would’ve hit me if I was standing on an altar. I just didn’t know if it was going to feel real or if it was going to feel like it should feel.”
So in 2020, Renee & I eloped via zoom! ♀️ we were really hoping to have a reception with all our family & friends but, as the Pandemic progressed our wish of having everyone there seemed further & further away so we asked @people to help us share our story, thx People! ❤️ https://t.co/ovTIMpA9aJ
— SIRENA GRACE (@sirenagrace_) November 11, 2021
The couple told PEOPLE they were waiting for the right time to publicly announce their marriage especially after the pandemic surged through 2020 — Montgomery chose to sit out during the WNBA’s “Wubble” season to focus on social justice reform — and 2021 went by fast, with Montgomery taking over co-ownership responsibilities with the Dream.
Montgomery played at UConn from 2005 to 2009 before being drafted with the No. 4 overall pick by Minnesota in the 2009 WNBA Draft. The 2009 Nancy Lieberman Award winner is tied for second on UConn’s all-time list with 13 assists in a single game (one behind all-time leader and current sophomore Paige Bueckers) and first with 11 steals in a single game.
The 2011 WNBA All-Star played 11 years in the WNBA before officially retiring in 2021. She was named the 2012 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year while with the Connecticut Sun.
Renee Washington and Sean Gardner
FROM an early age, the Rev. Renee Francis Washington had very clear ideas about right (wearing white gloves) and wrong (messy hair, poor posture). When in restaurants, it was proper to sit perfectly upright while perusing the menu carefully.
“Once, she went to a Chinese restaurant and the waiter said, ‘We have delicious butterfly shrimp,’ ” Beatrice Alley, her godmother, remembered. “She said very seriously, ‘We really don’t eat butterflies.’ “
Ms. Alley added, “When she was a little older, she went to charm school.”
Today, as the senior pastor of Memorial Baptist Church in Harlem — the post she took over when her husband, the Rev. Preston R. Washington, died in 2003 — her notions of right and wrong are still evident. So is her charm school background.
“When she first came to Memorial Baptist, I wanted to know, who is that lady?” said Earlise Vails, a congregant. “She was as sharp as a tack. She was dressed to the nines — the hat, the outfit, the gloves. She was coordinated. I call her ‘the diva pastor.’ ”
Today, Ms. Washington counsels her parishioners against everything from dropping out of school to acquiring too many debts or regrets. One of her favorite messages is: “Don’t talk about things in the past. Move on. Look to the future.”
On that subject especially, she practices what she preaches. Ray Chew, the musical director of the Apollo Theater and a friend, added: “She represents the new approach to how Harlem ministers are doing their thing. She embraces Japanese tourists who are regulars at the church. And she’s hip. She doesn’t seem to be marching to anybody’s drum who’s been before her.”
Even as a widow with five sons in their teens and 20’s, she determinedly marched forward, like someone late for church.
“She was a model of how to conduct yourself in grief,” said Shareema Pringle, a young widow herself and a congregant. “To still carry yourself as a lady versus totally falling apart and staying in bed, which is what you really want to do.”
But Ms. Washington never expected to fall in love again. “I was so busy with my children and the church, I didn’t even think about dating,” she said.
The Harlem ceremony drew 600 guests.Credit…Hiroko Masuike for The New York Times
She did begin studying the Bible with another 40-something Harlem spiritual leader, the Rev. Sean P. Gardner, the senior pastor of the East Ward Missionary Baptist Church. Like Ms. Washington, Mr. Gardner is known for being a new-style Harlem minister.
“They both bring a fresh new voice to a hurting community that needs to hear positive messages,” said the Rev. James A. Kilgore, another Harlem pastor.
Mr. Gardner is also an officer in the New York City Police Department, combining biblical and streetwise sensibilities.
“The projects are right across the street from his church,” said Mr. Kilgore. “He empowers African-American men not to be statistics, by letting them know they have the intellect and the strength and the stamina to make it in a tough urban environment. But he does it in a quiet way. He doesn’t look for notoriety. He doesn’t look for the spotlight. He’s just looking to help others.”
Eventually, Ms. Washington and Mr. Gardner began riding together — taking long drives around New York and New Jersey, holding hands in the front seat, headed nowhere in particular. “He was a gentleman, always respectful,” she said, adding: “I fell in love with the sweetness.”
He said he fell in love with her strength.
“She does not like anything halfhearted,” Mr. Gardner said. “Even cooking a Sunday dinner, it’s the whole nine yards: black-eyed peas, sweet potatoes, peach cobbler. She’s old- school.”
And so is he. He always drove and he always paid for dinner. Her sons nicknamed him “a Big Spender and a Man of God.”
In August 2005, Ms. Washington and Mr. Gardner were out riding together but this time he had a destination in mind. He stopped the car outside a store that sells diamonds and turned off the motor.
Last Friday, July 7, Ms. Washington traveled to her wedding in a fleet of limousines full of bridesmaids in black gowns, all of them sliding on the slippery seats at sudden stops, losing their grip on their lime-green calla lily bouquets, matching shoes and cellphones. At the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, the couple said their vows before 600 guests with the Rev. Calvin O. Butts III and the Rev. J. Albert Bush Sr. officiating.
A few days later, Mr. Butts said: “Marriage is such a fragile institution these days, and we need every example of a man and a woman who will be true to their vows. Who else shall a community depend on in this regard other than the ministers?”
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90,000 Zelensky flew to Washington. Today – a meeting with the US Secretary of Defense, and tomorrow – with Biden
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his wife arrived in Washington. As reported in the telegram channel of the President’s Office, the agenda includes a meeting of the leaders of the two countries in a face-to-face format and in an expanded composition of delegations.
The visit program is designed for several days and will cover a number of cities on the East and West coasts of the United States.The Ukrainian president is expected to hold important meetings with US officials during the visit.
On his Instagram page, the president noted that the meeting should be meaningful.
“Arrived in Washington at the invitation of Joe Biden. Ahead is the discussion of important issues of strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States. I am sure our meeting will be meaningful, ”Zelensky stressed.
Today, at 14:00 local time (21:00 Kiev), the President of Ukraine and the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Taran are scheduled to meet with the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.It will take place at the Pentagon.
The meeting of the presidents of Ukraine and the United States will take place on September 1. After her, Zelensky will go to California. In total, the Ukrainian president has eight appointments.
The first lady of the state also has a busy schedule. According to Volodymyr Zelensky, she will open “important audio guides for our state language” during the visit. Among them is the Ukrainian house in Washington.
“Ahead is a rich program: the launch of an audio guide in Ukrainian at the estate of the first President of the United States, George Washington, Mount Vernon, and a meeting with Power women, the opening of the“ Ukraine House ”, a visit to the Holocaust Museum, working meetings at Stanford University and the San Education Department. -Francisco, a visit to the De Young art gallery and much more, ”Elena Zelenskaya herself said on her Instagram.m
She stressed that each of these events is “opportunities, prospects and mutual exchange for the United States and Ukraine.”
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Audio Guide CAPODIMONTE MUSEUM – Seicento – Tourist Guide
The collection of paintings from the seventeenth century of the Capodimonte Museum is truly impressive in its richness and diversity. This became possible thanks to the magnificent work of the Neapolitan school of painting, whose heritage is perfectly complemented here by the prestigious works of artists from other cities.
One of the most revered paintings is the large canvas Flagellazione di Cristo, painted by Caravaggio in 1606 during his first stay in Naples. See with what force and breathtaking drama the contrast between the muscular body of Christ, as if enveloped in an intense ray of light, and the hidden penumbra of the figures of his tormentors will be emphasized.You see how the suffering on the noble face of Jesus further amplifies the rough mines of the two jailers. In the history of painting, there are only a few works that convey the purity of emotions with such power with the help of chiaroscuro alone.
The realism of Caravaggio was taken up by many representatives of the Neapolitan school. In particular, Jusepe de Ribera, nicknamed Spagnoletto. Among his works in Capodimonte, you will surely remember “Drunken Silenus”, who continues to get drunk even after falling to the ground. The playful atmosphere and incredible fatness of the protagonist make this picture one of the most original works of mythological painting of the 17th century.
The classic, elegant and intellectual tone of the Bolognese master Guido Reni in Atalanta and Hippomenus , painted around 1625, is presented quite differently. The artist depicts the beginning of a competition between the invincible hunter Atalanta and the cunning Hippomenos, who distracts his rival by throwing three golden apples on the ground one after another.Atalanta stopped three times to pick up the apples, and so Hippomenus won the competition. Instead of running dynamics, Guido Reni focuses on the intersection of two shining bodies of rivals on a brownish-blue background of earth and sky. Smooth ideal forms complement each other in the play of gestures, smooth and echoing each other as in a dance.
FUN FACT: Among the few women artists in the history of painting, Artemisia Gentileschi was one of the most famous and talented. In the Museum of Capodimonte, you can see her masterpiece “Judith and Holofernes ” , which captures the moment when a young woman with the help of a servant cuts off the head of an enemy, spraying terrifying fountains of blood.While still a girl, Artemisia was raped, so in her paintings the idea of female revenge on men, who are depicted as defeated and humiliated, often prevails.
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Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture Ilya Glazunov
We would like to bring to your attention the new 42nd edition of the Artoteka: “Zinaida Serebryakova”.
Zinaida Serebryakova (1884-1997) – an outstanding Russian artist, a representative of the famous Benoit-Lanceray family.
Serebryakova received her art education at the art school of Princess M. K. Tenesheva, in the studio of O.E. Braz, and then in France at the Accademia de la Grande Chaumiere.
The first big success came to Zinaida Evgenievna in 1910 in Moscow. Her works “Greenery in Autumn” and the world-famous self-portrait “Behind the Toilet” were acquired by the Council of the Tretyakov Gallery at the 7th exhibition of the Union of Russian Artists.
In 1911 Serebryakova became a member of the World of Art association. She works hard and with passion. During this period, Zinaida Evgenievna paints portraits of her family members, friends, creates genre works, the most famous of which is the canvas dedicated to the life of peasants “Whitening the Canvas”.
In 1919, a tragedy occurs in the life of a young woman – her husband Boris Anatolyevich dies. Zinaida is left alone with four children in her arms. From that moment on, a dark streak of failures sets in in her life.
In 1924, the artist left for Paris. She lived in exile until her death. The main pain for her was the separation from Tatyana and Eugene, who remained with their mother in Russia. Only Catherine and Alexander were successfully transported to Paris.
But despite all the hardships, Zinaida Evgenievna constantly worked, creating beautiful images of her contemporaries.
Art Portal offers a new project dedicated to the work of this amazing and talented artist.You can not only familiarize yourself with the detailed biography of Zinaida Evgenievna, but also see high-resolution reproductions of her works, in addition to this, self-portraits related to different stages of her career are collected in a single block.
Serebryakova Z. “Self-portrait with daughters”
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90,000 In order not to be bored at home, go ahead – to study museums !. Author: Honorary News
We offer those who are tired of self-isolation and doing nothing the opportunity to visit the museum and join the art without leaving home.
Now, in order to visit the Hermitage or look, for example, in the Tretyakov Gallery, you don’t have to leave the house or even get up from the sofa.We offer you a unique opportunity to visit online galleries of the most famous museums in the world and get acquainted with their virtual expositions.
MUSEUMS OF RUSSIA
Museum of Russian Railways. St. Petersburg. Russia
The Russian Railway Museum is the country’s main railway museum and one of the largest railway museums in the world, the opening of which was timed to coincide with the 180th anniversary of the Russian railways.
The museum complex is located on an area of over 50,000 square meters.Two buildings – the building of the old locomotive depot and the spectacular modern building – are united by a glass gallery with a suspension bridge into a single space.
The excursion routes pass through a collection of rare and legendary steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, electric locomotives, wagons and other railway equipment. Historical artifacts coexist with working models, interactive installations and temporary exhibition halls to create an unusual and captivating museum space.
The Museum of Russian Railways is a place where adults and children can get acquainted with the history of railways and rail transport, learn a lot about modern and outdated technologies and railway professions, and spend time with the whole family with interest.
Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War. Moscow. Russia
Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 – the main object of the Victory Memorial Park on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow. Solemnly opened by the President of the Russian Federation B. N. Yeltsin on May 9, 1995.
In the Victory Museum you can see samples of weapons and military equipment, rare documents and photographs, uniforms of famous marshals and generals, and much more.
Hermitage. St. Petersburg. Russia
The Hermitage is one of the most visited museums in the world. The museum has a huge collection of about three million works of art and monuments of world culture. It includes painting, graphics, sculpture and objects of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material.
A competently prepared virtual tour of the Hermitage allows us to get acquainted with every corner of the museum, all three floors are provided for review.
Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
The State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the largest museums of Russian art, located in the very center of Moscow. The Gallery’s collection is one of the largest collections of works by Russian artists who have made a significant contribution to the development of Russian history and culture. The collection of the museum includes more than 180,000 works of painting, sculpture and graphics.
A.S. Pushkin. Moscow. Russia
State Museum of Fine Arts named after A.S. Pushkin is one of the largest art collections in Russia of foreign art from ancient times to the present day.
The modern exhibition presents an extensive educational collection of tinted plaster casts from works of Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, as well as a collection of original works of painting, sculpture, graphics and decorative and applied arts.
Virtual panoramas of museum expositions are available in two viewing modes:
– a high-quality photo panorama with an interactive call of exhibits, provided with audio guides and text explanations for the halls and exhibits;
– 3D version of walks for mobile viewing using VR (virtual reality) glasses with immersive effect and audio guides.
Cabinet of curiosities. St. Petersburg, Russia
The Kunstkamera is a museum founded by decree of Peter I, opened in 1714. and became the first in Russia. It is currently called the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography.
It was named by the German word “Kunstkamera”, which means “cabinet of rarities”. It was supposed to collect all kinds of rarities created by nature and human hands.
Kremlin Armory. Moscow. Russia
The Armory, a treasury museum, is part of the Grand Kremlin Palace complex.
The Armory contains ancient state regalia, ceremonial tsarist dress and coronation dress, vestments of the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church, the largest collection of gold and silver items made by Russian craftsmen, Western European artistic silver, weapons-making monuments, a collection of carriages, ceremonial horse decoration. In general, the collection consists of more than four thousand exhibits from different eras and countries.
Museum-panorama “Battle of Stalingrad”.Volgograd. Russia
The Battle of Stalingrad Panorama Museum is the main object of the reserve; it includes 8 thematic exhibition halls, a triumphal and panoramic halls. Among the most famous exhibits presented in the main exhibition are the Sword of Stalingrad, the sniper rifle of Vasily Zaitsev, four thematic dioramas dedicated to the events of the Battle of Stalingrad and the panorama “The Defeat of Nazi Troops at Stalingrad”.
State Biological Museum named after K.A. Timiryazeva. Moscow. Russia
The Biological Museum is a natural science museum founded in 1922.
The life of animals and plants, the biosphere and man, the evolution of life on Earth, genetics and the origin of man – this is not a complete list of topics that are presented in the expositions of the biological museum. The total museum composition includes about 70 thousand exhibits.
Zoological Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences. St. Petersburg.Russia
The Zoological Museum is the oldest zoological museum in Russia. The museum was founded in 1832.
The collection of various types of animals, presented in the Zoological Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has approximately 35,000 exhibits and is one of the three largest in the world.
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum. Moscow. Russia
The Mikhail Bulgakov Museum is the first and only state memorial Bulgakov museum in Russia, established in 2007 in the space of the legendary apartment No. 50 at 10 Bolshaya Sadovaya Street.
The collection of the museum contains more than three thousand exhibits: personal belongings of the writer, publications of the author, documents and antique furniture. The virtual tour offers the opportunity to enjoy Bulgakov’s creativity, Bulgakov’s Moscow, and the culture of the Bulgakov’s era.
House N. V. Gogol. Moscow. Russia
Memorial Museum and Scientific Library dedicated to the work of the great writer.
The museum exhibition consists of six memorial rooms located on the first floor of the building. The scientific library holds more than 300 volumes of Nikolai Gogol’s lifetime and later editions.
State Historical Museum. Moscow. Russia
A museum dedicated to the history and culture of Russia from ancient times to the present day. The collection of the State Historical Museum, which has been forming for almost one and a half centuries, has more than 4.5 million museum items.
In the 360º panorama you can see many rare exhibits: from mammoth tusks brought from Siberia and a marble Greek sarcophagus to faience sculptures by M. A. Vrubel and paintings by I. E. Repin.
Museum of Cosmonautics. Moscow. Russia
The museum was inaugurated on April 10, 1981, to the 20th anniversary of Yu.A. Gagarin. The main initiator of the creation of the museum was S.P. Korolev, Chief Designer of Rocket and Space Systems.The museum’s funds are carefully preserved samples of space technology, personal belongings of figures in the rocket and space industry, archival documents, film and photographic materials, items of numismatics, philately, philocarty and faleristics, works of fine and decorative applied art.
Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art. St. Petersburg. Russia
Erarta is the first museum of contemporary art in St. Petersburg and the largest private museum of contemporary art in Russia.
The museum was opened on September 30, 2010 and since then has been one of the favorite museums of the guests of the northern capital. Unusual, sometimes extraordinary, compositions can impress anyone.
Erarta is included in the TOP-10 of the best museums in Russia according to TripAdvisor, being the only museum of contemporary art on the list along with the Hermitage and the Tretyakov Gallery. Erarta is the most popular Russian museum on the Internet with more than 300,000 subscribers on social networks.
MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES OF THE WORLD
Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.Minsk. Belarus
The world’s first museum of the history of the Great Patriotic War, the largest collection of artifacts on the history of the Great Patriotic War. It is a repository of relics of the 1941-1945 war period.
The museum contains original documents and objects, each of which is a reminder of the difficult times of the Nazi occupation, which cannot be forgotten or deleted from our memory.
National Museum of Natural History.Washington. USA
One of the most visited museums in the world. The museum was founded over 100 years ago – in 1910. The collection includes over 145 million exhibits, including samples of animals, plants, minerals, fossils, etc., telling about the various stages of the development of the Earth.
Theater-Museum of Salvador Dali. Figueres. Spain
The Dalí Theater-Museum is located in Figueres, Spain, and is dedicated to the work of Salvador Dalí.
The museum houses the largest and most varied collection of works by the great surrealist. In addition to paintings, the museum exhibits sculptures, three-dimensional collages, as well as many exhibits surrounding the era of the master’s life and career.
At the request of the artist himself, his embalmed body rests in a crypt under the dome of the museum. Many visitors, walking on a white marble tombstone set in the floor of the hall, are unaware that Dali’s body is under it.
Michelangelo’s frescoes make the Sistine Chapel the most famous chapel in the world. A virtual tour of the chapel is an opportunity to examine in detail the frescoes of the famous master without leaving your home. Any fragment of the painting can be zoomed in and rotated for a better view.
Acropolis Museum. Athens. Greece
This museum contains over 3000 famous artifacts of the Athenian Acropolis, the most significant sanctuary of the ancient capital of Greece.The museum conveys the history of life on the Acropolis Rock from prehistoric times to the end of Antiquity.
Uffizi Gallery. Florence. Italy
The Uffizi Gallery is a museum in Florence, one of the oldest museums in Europe.
The gallery contains original works, many of which are more than four centuries old. The museum keeps paintings by world-famous masters: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, Raphael, Rubens, Rembrandt, and many others.
White House. Washington. USA
The most famous building in America. The symbol of the power of the American nation and the presidency flaunts on the $ 20 banknote and is one of the most visited attractions in the United States.
Visitors visiting the White House on a guided tour have the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful and historic spaces, including the East Room, Green Room, Blue Room, Red Room, and Official Dining Room.
Palace of Versailles. Versailles. France
The Palace of Versailles is one of the French royal residences, which was built in the suburbs of Paris, the city of Versailles, in the 17th century. Today it is one of the most popular attractions not only in France, but also in the world.
50 hectares of usable area, 700 rooms, more than 2000 windows, almost 400 of which overlook the park. One Gallery of Mirrors holds 357 mirrors and dressing tables, receiving light from 17 windows.
Museum of Art History. Vein. Austria
The most famous art museum in Vienna. It was opened in 1891.
The rich exposition of the museum includes exhibits dating from Ancient Egypt to the end of the 18th century. The collection includes works by Raphael, Bregel, Rubens and other artists.
Berlin Picture Gallery. Berlin. Germany
The Berlin Picture Gallery is a renowned picture gallery of the State Museums of Berlin and the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, one of the leading art museums in Europe.
The gallery’s collection contains recognized masterpieces of world painting by such masters as: Albrecht Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Botticelli, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Bosch, Bruegel, Peter Paul Rubens and Rembrandt. Opened in 1830 and renovated in 1998.
Van Gogh Museum. Amsterdam. Netherlands
The Van Gogh Museum is an art museum in Amsterdam that houses the world’s largest collection of paintings and drawings by Vincent van Gogh, as well as works of his contemporaries, including Paul Gauguin, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Claude Monet, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso.The museum opened on June 2, 1973. The Museum Collection is the largest collection of Van Gogh paintings and drawings in the world, the 2nd most visited museum in the Netherlands and one of the most visited art museum in the world.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. USA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York’s most popular tourist destination. It hosts over five million guests annually.
The museum collection contains more than two million exhibits.The Metropolitan Museum displays works of paintings and sculptures by European masters of the 19th century, as well as collections of musical instruments, costumes and accessories, ancient weapons and armor from around the world.
British Museum. London. Great Britain
The British Museum is the main historical and archaeological museum in Great Britain and one of the largest museums in the world, the second most visited among art museums.
The collection of the museum has more than eight million objects of various eras (art objects, drawings, prints, medals, coins, books and much more).
Musée d’Orsay. Paris. France
Orsay – Museum of Fine Arts, located in Paris on the left bank of the Seine, one of the world’s largest collections of European painting and sculpture from the period 1850-1910. The museum is popular not only in Paris, but all over the world. The core of the collection is made up of works by the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. The collection is also rich in art nouveau decorative art, photographs and architectural objects.
Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany
The Pergamon Museum is one of the most famous museums located on the Museum Island on the Spree River in the center of Berlin and the most visited museum in Germany. The museum building was built in 1910-1930.
The collection of the Pergamon Museum consists of 3 parts. One of them is dedicated to the Greco-Roman era, the other two – to the ancient Islamic and Western Asian cultures.
National Museum of Anthropology.Mexico City. Mexico
The National Museum of Anthropology is the most important state museum in Mexico, located in Chapultepec Park in the capital of Mexico City. The museum contains a unique collection of archaeological and anthropological artifacts from the pre-Columbian era found in Mexico.
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci. Milan. Italy
Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology was founded in 1953. It is the largest scientific and technical museum not only in Italy, but throughout Europe.
In the halls there is a large exhibition of technical models and drawings created by a brilliant inventor, as well as various inventions of mankind in the field of transport, communications, energy, aircraft construction.
Natural History Museum. London. United Kingdom
The Natural History Museum in London is one of the largest on Exhibition Road, a hub of world-renowned museums and academic institutions.
The museum exhibits 80 million exhibits. The main collections are devoted to botany, zoology and entomology, mineralogy and paleontology.
Taj Mahal. Agra. India
Taj Mahal is a mausoleum-mosque located in Agra, India, on the banks of the Jamna River. It was built by order of a descendant of Tamerlane, the padishah of the Baburid empire Shah Jahan, in memory of the wife of Mumtaz Mahal, who died in the birth of her fourteenth child (later Shah Jahan himself was buried here).
In 1983, the Taj Mahal was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Prambanan and Borobudur. Indonesia
Borobudur is a Buddhist stupa and an associated temple complex (chandi) of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. Borobudur is located on the island of Java in Indonesia in the Central Java province, 40 km northwest of the city of Yogyakarta. Borobudur was built between 750 and 850 by the rulers of the Mataram state from the Silendra dynasty.The name may come from the Sanskrit “vihara Buddha Ur”, which translates as “Buddhist temple on the mountain.” Borobudur and Prambanan are one of the largest temple complexes in the world, places of mass tourism in Indonesia.
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National Museum of Korea. Seoul. Republic of Korea
The National Museum of Korea is the largest historical and art museum and cultural center in the Republic of Korea. Located in the capital city of Seoul. It is subordinate to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. One of the most visited art museums in the world.
Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago. USA
The Art Institute of Chicago is located in Chicago Grant Park and was founded in 1879. It is considered one of the oldest, most influential and richest art museums in the United States and around the world.
The main educational specializations are architecture and visual arts.The museum receives about 1.7 million visitors annually.
Capitoline Museum. Rome. Italy
The Capitoline Museum is the world’s oldest public gallery, which houses a rich collection of paintings, ceramics and sculptures from Ancient Rome.
The gallery presents works of famous talented painters: Rubens; Caravaggio; Guido Reni; Titian; Pietro da Cortona; Guercino, Correggio, etc. The attraction amazes with its grandeur and peculiar atmosphere, which cannot be conveyed in words.