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The sacred seam (Krestetskaya stroch'ka) Folk handicraft

23 march 2000—25 april 2000
The Sacred seam is one of the brightest phenomena in contemporary folk art. Its name is due to the village of Krestzy that is located near Novgorod. Nowadays this handicraft is developed in the Valday and Krestzy districts where have been worked generations of noted masters. The exposition included more than 100 works from the collections of the Russian Museum, the Novgorod Reserve Museum and the Sacred seam handicraft that illustrate many-years history of assimilating complicated technical methods of hemstitch and ornamental tradition formation. The exhibition was organized in cooperation with open joint-stock company Sacred seam where this traditional art is organized on industrial base.
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Three Petersburg Collections

Three Petersburg Collections

11 april—10 june 2019

The exhibition will present paintings, graphics, sculpture, theatrical-decorative and applied arts, and numismatics from three private collections in St. Petersburg: the Paleev family, the Berezovsky family, and the Naumov family.

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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