About 300 paintings, sculpture and graphic works are presented at the exhibition from the collection of the Russian museum and private collections. The exposition is arranged in a geographical principle: every hall is dedicated to one or two countries. The Russian painters depicted the episodes of their every day life, sketched the morals and manners, landscapes during the trips.
The genre of the art trips received a large development in the creative oeuvre of the Russian artists at the end of the XVIII century, when the Academy of Arts started to send its pupils on creative academic missions. At the exposition there are presented the works by such Russian artists of the XVIII – XXI centuries as: Simeon Chedrin, Fedor Matveev, Ivan Ayvasovsky, Karl and Alexander Brullovs, Orest Kiprensky, Silvestr Chedrin, Alexander Ivanov, Piotr Basin, Maxim Vorobyev, brothers Chernetsov, Natan Altman , Alexandr Dejneka, Piotr Konachalovsky, Konstantin Korovin, Alexandra Ostroumova-Lebedeva, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and others.
9 may—30 december 2020
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, the Russian Museum announced an exhibition called "Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War" which will be held in the Benois Wing.
30 april—30 december 2020
To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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