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St Petersburg. Portrait Of The City And Its Citizens. From the Collection of the Russian Museum

18 may 2003—10 november 2003
On exhibit, there are about 500 works of art from the collection of the Russian Museum that give an artistic depiction of St Petersburg. Among them are views of embankments of rivers and canals, axquisite palaces and parks, portrait galleries of famous people inseparable from the history of the city, and memorable historical events. Saint Petersburg is one of the few cities in Russia that was so often and differently depicted during its 300-year history. The 18th century engravings executed by Alexei Zubov and Mikhail Machaev, views by Maxim Vorobjev and Vasily Sadovnikov reflecting architectural ensembles of Petersburg in the 19th century, and the retrospective city views created by the "World of Arts" masters at the turn of the 19th - 20th centuries, depict Petersburg during revolution time and also give a contemporary representation. A catalogue for the exhibition has been published.
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A. A. Mylnikov (1919-2012): 100th Anniversary of Birth

A. A. Mylnikov (1919-2012): 100th Anniversary of Birth

21 february—15 april 2019

A small memorial exhibition, commemorating the centennial of the birth of prominent Russian artist Andrei Mylnikov, is held in the hall 83 of the permanent exhibition of the Benois Wing.

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The Autumn of Russia’s Middle Ages

The Autumn of Russia’s Middle Ages

21 february—13 may 2019

The exhibition dedicated to the sacred art of the 17th century presents books, objects of jewelry, embroidery, icon painting, monumental painting from the collection of the Russian Museum, giving a comprehensive account of the ways and features of the development of art of this time.


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Collection highlights
Collection highlights

The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Virtual tours
Virtual tours

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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Online Shop

In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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