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Nikolai Kulbin
St Michael’s Castle

Nikolai Kulbin

23 august—22 october 2018

The first retrospective exhibition of works by Nikolai Kulbin (1868–1917) discovers the artist as a landscape painter with an analytical mind and yet an unspoiled vision, a p...

Konashevich: Known and Unknown
St Michael’s Castle

Konashevich: Known and Unknown

30 august—12 november 2018

An comprehensive exhibition of works by V. M. Konashevich (1888–1963), a brilliant book illustrator and easel graphic artist.

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Ruth Baumgarte
Marble Palace

Ruth Baumgarte

5 september—22 october 2018

Works by a renowned German artist offer a glimpse into the emotional life of African people, their relationships and everyday life in a situation of constant social and political tur...

Igor and Ekaterina Pestov
Marble Palace

Igor and Ekaterina Pestov

13 september—29 october 2018

A retrospective exhibition of works by Igor and Ekaterina Pestov focusing on the most burning issues of today’s world: consumption, spiritual void, aggression, and human v...

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Expressionism in Russian Art
Benois Wing

Expressionism in Russian Art

20 september—19 november 2018

An exhibition of painting and graphic works of Russian Expressionism investigates original traits of this international movement in Russia.

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St. Petersburg from the 1850s to the 1910s in Photorgraphs
Stroganov Palace

St. Petersburg from the 1850s to the 1910s in Photorgraphs

27 september—5 november 2018

Historic events, everyday life of the city, and St. Petersburg places of interest depicted in photographs and postcards of the late 19th and...

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Karl Marx Forever?
Benois Wing

Karl Marx Forever?

17 october 2018—14 january 2019

An exhibition on the occasion of the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx offers a comprehensive overview of images of the influential thinker in Russian culture and everyday lif...

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Exhibitions in Russia and Abroad

Exhibitions in Russia and Abroad
Three Great Portraitists: Rokotov, Levitsky, Borovikovsky

Three Great Portraitists: Rokotov, Levitsky, Borovikovsky

23 march—17 june 2018

An exhibition at the Cultural and Exhibition Center of the Russian Museum in Murmansk presents 40 paintings by three great Russian masters of portraiture held in the collection of the Russian Museum: F. Rokotov, D. Levitsky, and V. Borovikovsky.

Aivazovsky. In Pursuit of the Ideal

Aivazovsky. In Pursuit of the Ideal

9 march—8 july 2018

The exhibition, comprised of 39 works, is the first large exposition of Ivan Aivazovsky’s works in Estonia. The core of the exhibition at Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallinn is comprised of Ivan Aivazovsky’s famous paintings and drawings from the State Russian Museum in St Petersburg.

The Tour. Ludwig Museum — The Collection of Russian Museum at MAMM

The Tour. Ludwig Museum — The Collection of Russian Museum at MAMM

19 february—1 may 2018

A part of the collection of works by modern artists, donated by well-known German collectors Peter and Irene Ludwig to the Russian Museum in 1994, will be open to the Moscow public  in a temporary exhibition at the Multimedia Art Museum.

Radiant Future. Art of Socialist Realism

Radiant Future. Art of Socialist Realism

10 february 2018—21 january 2019

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.
The exhibition, encompassing topics from industrialization and agriculture to sport and youth, includes over 100 works of painting, sculpture, and decorative and applied art from the collection of the Russian Museum and features artworks by such artists as S. Adlivankin, I. Brodsky, A. Gerasimov, A. Deineka, P. Konchalovsky, Yu. Pimenov, A. Samokhvalov, and K. Yuon.

The Traveller’s Gaze: Russian Artists around the World

The Traveller’s Gaze: Russian Artists around the World

10 february—26 august 2018

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.
Travel impressions of Russian artists of the 18th-20th centuries who visited Italy, France, Egypt, Palestine, Japan, China, Morocco, and the USA, represented in paintings, drawings, and sculptures from the collection of the Russian Museum.

Mikhail Shvartsman

Mikhail Shvartsman

10 february—26 august 2018

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.
Mikhail Shvartsman was a legendary figure for several generations of Russians: his deeply individual interpretation of the world, the mesmerizing force and depth of his thought and the absolute novelty of his visual language aroused unconditional respect. The exhibition includes 13 works created by Shvatsman between the 1970s and the 1990s.

REVOLUTIJA. From Chagall to Malevich, from Repin to Kandinsky

REVOLUTIJA. From Chagall to Malevich, from Repin to Kandinsky

12 december 2017—13 may 2018

Over 70 masterpieces from the State Russian Museum on display at Bologna Museum of Modern Art. The artworks show the developing styles and the dynamics of development of such artists as Natalia Goncharova, Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Ilya Repin, Valentin Serov and Alexandr Rodchenko among the others.

Pavel Filonov

Pavel Filonov

1 december 2017—18 february 2018

November 30, the exhibition “Pavel Filonov” opened at the Samara Regional Art Museum. The exhibition is a result of the partnership between the two museums in the project “Cultural and Exhibition Centres of the Russian Museum.”

Family Portrait

Family Portrait

25 november 2017—25 february 2018

The exhibition at the Belgorod Art Museum provides an insight into the development of the family portrait genre in Russian art through the ages: from couple portraits by V. L. Borovikovsky, sentimental family scenes by G. Dawe, F. G. Toropov, and N. N. Ge, to optimistic paintings of the Soviet era by V. I. Ivanov, A. A. Mylnikov, and K. S. Petrov-Vodkin.

Russian Painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Russian Painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

14 september 2017—21 january 2018

On September 14, 2017, the exhibition “Russian Painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries” will open at the Cultural and Exhibition Center of the Russian Museum in Kazan. The exhibition encompasses major trends in Russian art of the period.

Red: Painting, Folk Art, and  Decorative and Applied Art from the collection of the Russian Museum

Red: Painting, Folk Art, and Decorative and Applied Art from the collection of the Russian Museum

8 september 2017—26 august 2017

On September 8, 2017, the exhibition “Red: Painting, Folk Art, and Decorative and Applied Art from the collection of the Russian Museum” will open at the Murmansk Regional Art Museum.

Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich

29 august 2017—26 november 2017

On August 29, the exhibition “Nicholas Roerich” will open at the Yaroslavl Art Museum. The display will include 50 painting and graphic works from the collection of the Russian Museum.

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