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Folk Art of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Wooden toy. Gorodets. Late XIX – early XX century. The State Russian Museum
21 december 2017—26 march 2018

The Russian Museum holds vast and various collections of Nizhny Novgorod folk art of the 18th – 21st centuries, from ceramics to gold embroidery, woodcarving for architecture (including fully-carved gables), and one-of-a-kind folk costumes. The exhibition consisting of over 500 objects from the collection of the Russian Museum amasses impressive handiwork by artisans of the Nizhny Novgorod Region which has never been displayed before in such a comprehensive way. The display will include unique pieces of Khokhloma and Gorodets painting, metalware (including decorative locks and bells), women's costumes, wooden toys, and ceramic ware from the Nizhny Novgorod Region.

Women's folk costume. Nizhny Novgorod Governorate. 19th-20th centuries. The State Russian Museum Young women's folk costume. Nizhny Novgorod Governorate. 19th century. The State Russian Museum Spinning bench. Nizhny Novgorod Governorate. The State Russian Museum Lock. Nizhny Novgorod Governorate. 19th century. The State Russian Museum Pitcher. Repino Village. 19th century. The State Russian Museum Dish. 20th century. The State Russian Museum

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Sport in Soviet Porcelain, Graphic Arts, and Sculpture

Sport in Soviet Porcelain, Graphic Arts, and Sculpture

25 april—30 july 2018

The exhibition includes around 350 ceramic works devoted to the topics of sport and healthy lifestyle and made in the Soviet Union/Russia between the 1920s and the early 1990s by major national porcelain manufacturers.

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Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

20 december 2017—2 april 2018

Henryk Siemiradzki (1843–1902), graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, is one of the most prominent masters of the late 19th century European academic painting. His career in art was closely interwoven with Rome. The exhibition will unite 125 artworks by Siemiradzki and his contemporaries, Russian academic painters and sculptors, who worked in the Eternal City in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century.

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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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