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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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Nature Reimagined

Nature Reimagined

5 march—21 june 2021

The exhibition is devoted to the most impressive and spectacular natural events depicted in the paintings of Russian artists. The exhibition will include paintings of artists of the XIX-XX centuries from the collection of the Russian Museum such as I. Aivazovsky, A. Savrasov, F. Vasilyev, A. Kuindzhi, I. Levitan, N. Dubovskoy, K. Redko, M. Vorobyov, and others.

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

12 november 2020—10 may 2021

Please note: the exhibition will be closed from 22 March due to technical reasons. It will reopen from 10 April. The last day of the exhibition is 10 May.

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.

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