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For visitors with mental disabilities

  • The course of studio exposition classes “Portrait, landscape, still life in the Russian Museum”. The course contributes to the formation of communication skills using art therapeutic techniques. Each lesson consists of 2 parts: at the exposition and in the creative studio of the museum. Each topic under consideration ends with a blitz-show of the creative works performed by the participants.

  • Myths in reality”. The program involves a deep study and immersion in Russian academic art of the 18-19 centuries, filled with mythological images of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. During the classes, participants learn the basics of academic drawing and the correct artistic construction of a human figure; create their own compositions in which deep unconscious conflicts could be reflected and felt.


For visitors with ASD

  • The course of museum art-therapeutic classes “I look, feel, draw, speak” for children with autism (primary school age). The goal is the correction of the emotional state and behavior by means of art therapy. Most classes are studio-based, and there work with the feelings and experiences of children is carried out.

  • Art Therapy Studio “Teal”.The studio program is designed for children 5-8 years old and 9-16 years old. Work takes place in groups of 6-8 people. Classes are held from October to May, 4 times a month. The purpose of the classes is the aesthetic development and correction of emotional states in children through artistic activity and the museum environment. Art therapy classes are conducted by artists and psychologists. The main areas of work: emotional difficulties of children, increased level of aggressiveness, difficulties of self-control, isolation and difficulties in communication, personal development, as well as the creation of an inclusive environment for children with special needs. The objectives of the program include removing the state of emotional discomfort, creating success situations for children, developing imagination, eliminating anxiety and fears using art therapy methods, expressing oneself in creativity using various techniques of artistic activity.


For visitors with emotional disabilities

  • The creation of the World” program is addressed to young people with addictive behavior who are in rehabilitation and have a sobriety period of 5 to 12 months. Both art therapy classes at the exposition and practical art classes in the creative studio are held. The program involves 7 classes, as well as a blitz-show of works in the halls of the Russian Museum.

  • Me and the World. Relationship space.”. The art therapy program is intended for people with addictive behavior who are undergoing rehabilitation and have survived for one year. The program allows you to understand and rethink relationships with yourself and the world around you. The emphasis is on the relationship of man in society. The program uses museum art therapy methods, as well as game therapy at the request of the participants. The program involves 8 classes and a blitz-show of works in the halls of the Russian Museum.

  • The cycle “A beautiful image created in the flesh” helps to familiarize people with diabetes with the culture of Russian classical painting based on visiting the exhibition, as well as alleviating the psychological state, gaining new internal resources of the person through the process of artistic study of the drawing and understanding of the human body as a way of expressing emotions. During the classes, sightseeing tours of the main exposition of the Mikhailovsky Palace and Benois Wing are conducted, a review of academic painting of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Each lesson ends with a master class in academic drawing.

  • Happiness in nature”. The program is intended for adults suffering from type I diabetes and having complaints of serious psychological conditions. The program is a course of acquaintance with the works of academic art, as well as with the development of practical skills of the academic drawing system. Art classes are for guidance only and are aimed at the creative development of the individual and at solving the psychological problems of patients with type I diabetes.

  • Art Therapy Studio “Teal”.The studio program is designed for children 5-8 years old and 9-16 years old. Work takes place in groups of 6-8 people. Classes are held from October to May 4 times a month. The purpose of the classes is the aesthetic development and correction of emotional states in children through artistic activity and the museum environment. Art therapy classes are conducted by the artist and psychologist. The main areas of work: emotional difficulties of children, increased level of aggressiveness, difficulties of self-control, isolation and difficulties in communication, personal development, as well as the creation of an inclusive environment for children with special needs. The objectives of the program include removing the state of emotional discomfort, creating success situations for children, developing imagination, eliminating anxiety and fears using art therapy methods, expressing oneself in creativity using various techniques of artistic activity.



Contacts:

Department of Social and Cultural Communications

E-mail: rusmus.inclus@gmail.com
Tel.: 8 (812) 595-42-22


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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