The artists' union “Society of Russian Sculptors” (ORS – Obschestvo Russkih Skulptorov) was created in 1925 in the course of revolutionary ev...
Collection of the Old Russian painting of the Russian Museum is one of the largest and most significant in Russia. It includes around six thousand icons. The permanent exhibition housed in the first four halls of Mikhailovsky Palace represents a part of this collection, the most valuable works of XII-XVII centuries created in the major art centers of Old Russia: Novgorod, Pskov, Vladimir, Suzdal, Moscow, and Yaroslavl.
14 september—20 november 2017
The exhibition at the Russian Museum is aimed to present for the first time the complicated and multifaceted situation of the first decades of XX century. The exhibition will comprise around 100 artworks accompanied by the historical documents and literary materials by the poets and writers of that period.
20 september—20 november 2017
The exhibition is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986), famous Russian filmmaker and film director. A renowned master of cinema, Tarkovsky gained international recognition during his lifetime. He is considered the creator of a new language in cinematic art, having introduced new aesthetics and philosophy to it and influenced its further development.
16 august—13 november 2017
The Russian Museum holds a large collection of works by A. Rylov including paintings and sketches of various periods, graphic works, and illustrations. A comprehensive retrospective exhibition at the St. Michael's Castle presents all stages of Rylov's path in art for the first time since his last solo exhibition in 1970.
14 september 2017—30 june 2018
From the collection of the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, France
“Inside the Marble Palace” is a series of nine exhibitions exploring performativity in which dance and sound play a significant part. Each artwork will be on display for a month.
1 december 2015—31 january 2018
Modern exhibition of the museum comprises items dating back to Peter I’s time, including memorial paraphernalia, such as: red broadcloth uniform, an oriental cane, a model of Peter I’s hand based on an imprint made at Lipetsk foundry in 1707, a wherry, and Peter’s armchair.
25 march—31 december 2017
The high technology interactive exposition "Our Romantic Emperor" located on three floors of the Western Pavilion of St. Michael's Castle is devoted to Paul I, the author and owner of the ensemble of St. Michael's Castle.
КЕРАМИКА — ХРУПКАЯ КРАСОТА НА ФАСАДАХ ЗДАНИЙ СЕВЕРНОГО ГОРОДА.
Lecture Series: КЕРАМИЧЕСКОЕ УБРАНСТВО В АРХИТЕКТУРЕ ПЕТЕРБУРГСКОГО МОДЕРНА.
Lecturer: кандидат искусствоведения М.Д.Григорьева
САДЫ ИТАЛИИ: ВИЛЛА АДРИАНА, ВИЛЛА Д’ЭСТЕ, ВИЛЛА КАПРАРОЛЛА, САКРО БОСКО, БОБОЛИ, КАЗЕРТА, ИЗОЛА БЕЛЛА.
Lecture Series: САДЫ И ПАРКИ ЕВРОПЫ.
Lecturer: главный редактор журнала "Автобус" И.Э.Воеводский
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All lectures are given in Russian.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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