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ICONS AND SYMBOLS OF THE OLD FAITH

24 december 2008—7 june 2009
The artworks from the Russian museum storages are presented at the first monographic exhibition dedicated to the old rite art. The exhibition contains artworks that were created and kept by representatives of different old rite talks and consents. Icons, made of wood, carved and copper casting crosses, folding icons, manuscripts, folk artworks, wall painted sheets are shown. The exposition is arranged in accordance with a geographic location and contains the sections: “North”, “Petersburg”, “Moscow and Moscow Region”, “Verkhnee Povolzhie and Zavolzhie”, “Urals”, “Vetka and Starodub”.

Most part of artworks is presented for the first time.

The exhibition is accompanied by the catalogue in Russian.

Exhibitions
Folk Art of Nizhny Novgorod

Folk Art of Nizhny Novgorod

21 december 2017—26 march 2018

The exhibition amasses impressive handiwork by artisans of the Niznny Novgorod Region, including unique pieces of Khokhloma and Gorodets painting, metalware, women costumes, wooden toys, and ceramic ware.

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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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