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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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Expressionism in Russian Art

Expressionism in Russian Art

20 september—19 november 2018

An exhibition of painting and graphic works of Russian Expressionism investigates original traits of this international movement in Russia.

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St. Isaac's Cathedral. To the History of Construction

St. Isaac's Cathedral. To the History of Construction

22 august 2018—14 january 2019

The exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniverary of St. Isaac's Cathedral, reveals new facts on the history of its construction and decoration. It presents drawings and cartoons made for the interior of the cathedral by such masters as Karl Bryullov, Fyodor Bruni, and others.

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The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Virtual tours

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

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