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Georg Christoph Grooth and the Time of Elizabeth Petrovna
St Michael’s Castle

Georg Christoph Grooth and the Time of Elizabeth Petrovna

2 december 2016—13 march 2017

Epoch of Empress Elizaveta (Elizabeth) Petrovna is one of the periods of Russian history that are usually estimated as controversial...

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Fourth Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography
Marble Palace

Fourth Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography

8 december 2016—13 march 2017

Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography allows us to introduce the oeuvre of professional photographers and photo artists who have ju...

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Ivan Aivazovsky. The 200th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth
Benois Wing

Ivan Aivazovsky. The 200th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

22 december 2016—20 march 2017

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky is a world-famous Russian marine painter and one of the most successful Russian painters of the XIXth cent...

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A Penny Saved Is a Penny Gained
Stroganov Palace

A Penny Saved Is a Penny Gained

1 march—8 may 2017

The exhibition will present the state payment signs of Russia (coins and paper money) belonging to the period from the time of Peter I to 1917. The expositio...

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Victor Borisov-Musatov and the “Blue Rose” Society
St Michael’s Castle

Victor Borisov-Musatov and the “Blue Rose” Society

2 march—29 may 2017

The art of Victor Borisov-Musatov (1870-1905), one of the leading masters of Russian symbolism, will be presented in St.Michael’s Castle i...

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Georgy Vereisky
St Michael’s Castle

Georgy Vereisky

30 march—15 may 2017

The exhibition is aimed to widely and fully present the artistic heritage of Georgy Vereisky (1886 - 1962) for the first time.

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Structures
Marble Palace

Structures

6 april—29 may 2017

The project that includes art pieces from 1960s to present time is aimed to investigate the concept of the structure (from Latin structura ‎- a fitting together, adjustment, building...

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Opening hours
Benois Wing

Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mikhailovsky Palace, Benois Wing are open until 8:p.m.
Tuesday The Museum is closed
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

Events

Opening of the exhibition "My own self. Self-portrait in the Russian museum" in the Benois Wing

Opening of the exhibition "My own self. Self-portrait in the Russian museum" in the Benois Wing

30 june 2016—30 june 2016  > Russian Museum

On 29 June the most complete exhibition of self-portraits in the Russian art history opened in the Benois Wing. The exhibition comprise more than 200 works from the collection of the Russian museum.

April 14. Opening of special series "Circus. What's left behind the barrier"

April 14. Opening of special series "Circus. What's left behind the barrier"

14 april 2016—14 april 2016  > Russian Museum

The Russian Museum presents a special educational project "Circus. What's left behind the barrier" which organized as a part of exhibition "Circus". The project presents a series of four special events, each opens a new theme of the circus and its relationship to the traditional art. 


April, 14 at 7 p.m. (The Benois Wing) - «CIRCUS. BACKSTAGE». The presentation of photoproject by Elena Frolova-Trufanova. The event will pass in Russian language.

Circus: an opening of the exhibition

Circus: an opening of the exhibition

18 march 2016—18 march 2016  > Russian Museum

On 17 of March the exhibition "Circus" is opened in the Benois Wing.

Masterpicies by Valentin Serov returned to The Russian Museum

Masterpicies by Valentin Serov returned to The Russian Museum

1 march 2016—1 march 2016  > Russian Museum

On 1 of March the masterpicies by Valentin Serov returned to the Benois Wing after a half year of an absence.

Léon Bakst. 1866-1924: opening of the exhibition

Léon Bakst. 1866-1924: opening of the exhibition

25 february 2016—25 february 2016  > Russian Museum

On 24th of October 2016 exhibition of famous russian painter Léon Bakst opened in Benois Wing

Mother's Day

Mother's Day

29 november 2015—29 november 2015  > Russian Museum

Benois Wing, Column Hall (2 Griboyedov Canal)

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