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SAINTS OF THE RUSSIAN LAND

Supported by:
  • JSFC Sistema
  • “Severstal”
SAINTS OF THE RUSSIAN LAND
8 december 2010—28 march 2011
For the first time in the Russian Museum the exhibition presents in such a great scale the pantheon of the Orthodoxy Saints of Russia in the works of the Church art from the 12th to the early 20th centuries from its collection. Many-aged history of the Russian sanctity is presented in the images of the saint princes, priests, reverends, God’s fools, righteous. Among them there are the first national saint princes-martyrs Boris and Gleb, the founders of the Russian monkshood St Anthony Pechyorsky and St Feodosiy Pechyorsky, Seraphim Sarovsky, Moscow metropolitans Pyotr and Alexei and the other saint defenders and protectors of the Russian Land. They are commemorated on the icons, embroider covers, blankets, cruses, the articles of the divine service utensils and in the manuscript and printed books. The exposition also includes the true masterpieces of the Old Russian Art: the icon “St Boris and St Gleb” (14th century), the Christophor’s Evangel (15th century) and the embroider icon of the Dmitry Uglichsky (17th century).

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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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