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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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Headscarves and Shawls in Russia from the 18th to the 21st  Century

Headscarves and Shawls in Russia from the 18th to the 21st  Century

20 december 2018—11 march 2019

The exhibition will present more than 600 works of various types of textile art, painting, graphics, decorative and applied art, and more than 30 costumes, including shawls, headscarves, pashminas, and stoles.

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Karl Marx Forever?

Karl Marx Forever?

17 october 2018—14 january 2019

An exhibition on the occasion of the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx offers a comprehensive overview of images of the influential thinker in Russian culture and everyday life from the beginning of the 20th century till nowadays.

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