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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
Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

12 november 2020—8 march 2021

The exhibition displays the works of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) - a world-famous artist, one of the leading masters of Russian art of the first half of the 20th century. The exhibition will feature about 80 paintings from the Russian Museum collection, as well as several graphic works.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july 2020—25 january 2021

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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

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