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Folk Art of Nizhny Novgorod

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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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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Dreams of Universal Flowering

Dreams of Universal Flowering

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 The exhibition will comprise around 100 artworks accompanied by the historical documents and literary materials by the poets and writers of that period.

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

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