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...
Historic events, everyday life of the city, and St. Petersburg places of interest depicted in photographs and postcards of the late 19th and...
2 july—20 august 2018
Three Portuguese video artists attempt to capture the flow of time, convey the sensation of duration, and eventually create a new reality.
29 june—26 august 2018
The exhibition at the Heylshof Museum (Worms, Germany) is dedicated to Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986), famous Russian filmmaker and film director. The exhibition brings together archival and documentary materials, as well as photographs from film sets.
28 june—12 august 2018
The exhibition “Alexander Sementsov. Pain Syndrome” presents a series of works dedicated to the War in Abkhazia (1992–1993), executed by the artist in St. Petersburg.
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.
7 september 2017—20 november 2017
The works by painters, graphic artists, sculptors and masters of the applied arts, created in 1920-1980-s, provide a vivid image of the Soviet State smallest citizens’ life. Through the images of children of the Soviet State these art pieces reflect the pages of Soviet history – both heroic and tragic.
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.
30 november 2016—26 december 2016
Niklas Goldbach, 2010
2 november 2016—28 november 2016
Reflections on the Birth of Venus (Reflexionen über die Geburt der Venus)
Ulrike Rosenbach, 1978
15 october 2016—11 december 2016
October 15 the exhibition “Family portrait” opens at the Murmansk Municipal Art Museum.
22 july 2015—31 october 2015
The exhibition includes the pieces of art that fulfilled the collection of the State Russian museum in 1998 (the last exhibition of the new acquisitions) - 2014. In this period the museum was able to purchase more than 2 000 objects of different genres and trends among which there are plenty of masterpieces. At the same time the main source of fulfilling the collection were the numerous and lavish gifts which presented to the museum over 12 000 pieces of art.
16 july 2015—19 october 2015
Georg Baselitz (was born in 1938 in Saxony) is one of the founders of the German Neo-expressionism. The exhibition presents paintings, drawings, watercolours of the last two decades. The major part of the works belongs to the collection of the Albertina Museum (Vienna, Austria) which made it possible for the Russian Museum to show the artist's works to the citizens of Saint-Petersburg who know his painting «Bottle and Eagle» (1977-1978) very well. This very work is a part of the collection of the Ludwig Museum at the Russian Museum.
12 july 2015—6 september 2015
The Grimaldi Forum's big summer 2015 exhibition is part of the Principality of Monaco's Russia Year and one of that celebration's stand-out events.
The exhibition will bring together 150 major works by great artists who made up Russia's avant-garde art scene from 1905 to 1930, when various movements and schools developed, driven by the energy and wealth of creativity in the first part of the 20th century: Impressionism followed by Cubism, Futurism, Cubo-Futurism, Rayonism, Suprematism, Constructivism
22 january 2014—17 february 2014
Charles Gordon Lennox (Lord March) began to work as professional photographer in the time of probationer practice in the studio of famous deputy director Stanley Kubrik while working on his masterpiece Barry Lindon.
16 january 2014—3 march 2014
The exhibition presents the creative oeuvre of contemporary Petersburg artist who since 1960's was the outstanding representative of the Leningrad Non-Conformism.
19 december 2013—20 january 2014
The exhibition is devoted to the embodiment of image of Altai in the works of Russian art of the 20th edgeless steppes and full-flowing lakes, golden cornfields and blue necklaces of the mountains of Altai had been the source of inspiration for the artists for a long time.
16 october 2013—25 november 2013
SUSTAINING AND CREATING exhibition is the result of successful realization of the program of support for the young artists Unusual Art that gives an incredible chances for the development of artist with limited physical opportunities in the age from 16 to 25 and allows them to receive the national recognition in the very beginning of their career.
26 september 2013—4 november 2013
This retrospective exhibition presents key-works from the creative oeuvre of Kjarval (his full name was Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval), who was one of the pioneers of Icelandic visual art.
19 september 2013—4 november 2013
It is the first so large scale solo exhibition of one of the most significant Russian artists of the beginning of the 20th century.
21 june 2012—20 august 2012
The exhibition present the way of transformation of author’s conception into the visible sculpture image on example of works by such Russian artists of the 20th century as Paul (Paolo) Troubetzkoy, Anna Golubkina, Ivan Shadr, Alexander Matveev, Vera Mukhina, Sergey Orlov, Matvey Manizer, Mikhail Anikushin, Vera Isaeva, Konstantin Simun and the others.
20 june 2012—20 july 2012
The exhibition presents the creative oeuvre of the modern artist and writer who had already received the recognition in the 1980’s in the Western World but till nowadays is less known to the Russian viewer.
7 june 2012—13 august 2012
The exhibition presents the creative oeuvre of the well-known American public activist, philanthropist and conservationist who became also the significant figure in the world of artistic photography.
8 september 2011—7 november 2011
The exhibition for the first time so fully presents the variety of the interpretations of the phenomena of dance as a significant aesthetic category from the beginning of the 20th century till nowadays.
24 august 2011—17 october 2011
Monotype is one of the most original techniques of the author's print graphic art where the methods of painting and engraving are organically combined.
11 august 2011—3 october 2011
The solo exhibition of the contemporary Russian artist Grigory Dembovsky presents 55 works that were created in the 1980’s–2000’s, from the artist’s studio and the other private collections.
25 november 2010—28 november 2010
18 november 2010—13 december 2010
“Expedition” exhibition-installation created by the modern artists Mikhail Pavlukovich and Olga Subbotina in 2010 especially for the Festival of modern art “Living Perm” is holding within the framework of the Days of Perm Culture in St. Petersburg “Cultural Alliance”.
3 november 2010—3 november 2010
The participants of the exhibition are the children from 5 to 17 years old, studying in the kindergartens, lyceums, general education and art schools, palaces, houses and centres of art of St. Petersburg, the Leningrad Region, Vologda Region and Murmansk Region, Magnitogorsk, Tver, North Osetya-Alanya Republic.
28 october 2009—1 december 2009
For the first time the paintings by the well-known painter-emigrant Vladimir Titov, who lives now in France are presented at his personal exhibition in Saint-Petersburg. The exposition includes 45 works from the author's collection.
14 october 2009—10 november 2009
The exhibition activity of Abezgauz envelop hundreds of expositions: from the small apartment-exhibitions of the Leningrad underground to such final historic expositions as "From Gulag to Glasnost.
8 october 2009—30 november 2009
At the exhibition there are presented for the first time in Russia the works by the well-known Canadian animal painter, naturalist and active greener Robert Bateman.
14 november 2008—12 december 2008
Exposition opens the series of exhibitions in the project dedicated to Russian private collections.
29 october 2008—1 december 2008
For the first time the exhibition of artworks by Mikhail Shvartsman from the collection of the artist’s family presents his graphic heritage as an organic, unique, marked by special virtuosic “making” branch of his creative oeuvre.
16 october 2008—20 november 2008
The artworks by the well-known Austrian artist Manfred Hebenstreit will be presented in the Russian Museum for the first time.
11 october 2007—22 november 2007
Till recently the viewers knew Zinaida Serebryakova as a master of portrait, genre scenes from the life of peasantry.
11 october 2007—19 november 2007
The unfathomable creative harmony makes the duet of Irina and Yury Gretsky highly attractive.
27 september 2007—10 december 2007
The Mikhail Kozlovsky (1753 — 1802) exhibition is dedicated to the 250th birthday anniversary of one of the leading artists of the eighteenth century.
2 november 2006—20 november 2006
The second exhibition of paintings by famous St Petersburg artist German Egoshin in the Russian Museum is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the master´s birth.
26 october 2006—27 november 2006
The Russian Museum presents the one-man show of Ladislas Kijno, one of the most unusual and resourceful representatives of the generation of artists, whom traditionally call 'the artists of the fifties'.
25 october 2006—20 november 2006
The Russian Museum presents the one-man show of the artist Andrei Lanskoy.
24 november 2005—13 december 2005
On the threshold of the New Year and Christmas, the State Russian Museum introduces the work by Mihail Chemiakin after Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann's tale.
10 november 2005—12 december 2005
The Russian Museum presents one-man show of a Moscow artist Andrei Krasulin who has dealt with easel, decorative and monumental sculpture, objects, painting and graphic art for more than thirty years.
20 october 2005—21 november 2005
The Russian Museum introduces the oeuvre of a famous German journalist, caricaturist, producer, photographer and videoartist Georg Matthes.
29 july 2004—6 september 2004
Alexander Borovsky Dorel Dobocan's Magic Machine.
15 july 2004—5 september 2004
Konstantin Simun's personal exhibition shows all the stages of the artist's creative development, starting from the 1950s and up to nowadays.
9 july 2004—15 november 2004
The exhibition held in the Russian Museum is aimed to revive the atmosphere of "The Knave of Diamonds" association's exhibitions.
5 november 2003—14 december 2003
The personal exhibition of Natalya Savinova showcases works, which has already became classic, from the State Russian Museum collection, as well as those created recently, which belong to the author and have never been shown to public.
30 october 2003—1 december 2003
The first in Russia exhibition of works of the famous British artist, a mega-star of international art stage, Damien Herst, will showcase 100 graphic pictures and one large-scale sculpture.
10 october 2003—20 november 2003
The exhibition dated to the ninetieth birthday of the Swiss artist and philosopher Victor Ruzo introduces his works of different oeuvre periods, which depict his unique life story, a story of a peculiar oeuvre phenomenon.
31 october 2002—19 december 2002
An Austrian artist, Hermann Pedit (born in 1933) with an unusual creative development. He started painting under the direction of A.Kirchmeier, and after finishing Viennese Academy of Fine Art H.Pedit specialized as a sculptor by a most known Austrian master V.Wotruba; later he was given a purse of Wotruba.
28 october 2002—10 november 2002
Samsung Electronics is the world leader in manufacturing semi-conductors, household and digital appliances. It was among the companies that were the first to make a reality of a new life style.
17 october 2002—18 october 2002
A Czech designer Boguslav Horak is one of the prominent representatives of new European design.
27 september 2001—30 october 2001
Heinrich Seipmann is the outstanding German constructive painter, who was one of those who greatly influenced the German culture development of the post-war period.
23 august 2001—15 october 2001
The exhibition presents the works of the contemporary German artist, photographer, performansist Urgen Klauke for the first time in Russia.
6 july 2001—15 september 2001
This exhibition acquaints the public with the museum's rich collection of distaffs from various regions of Russia. The collection was created by several generations of keepers at the Russian Museum.
19 october 2000—31 december 2000
The Marat Gelman Gallery shows the South Russian Wave, Poor Art and Nostalgia exhibitions within the framework of the Art Against Geography project.
18 october 2000—12 november 2000
Marguerite Anielle-Palen was born into an Italian family in Switzerland. Most of her time she lives in Switzerland, sometimes staying in Paris and Italy.
2 october 2000—15 october 2000
29 november 1999—15 december 1999
The exhibition was organized with the Ludwig Museum cooperation.
26 november 1999—31 december 1999
Li San Wong is the outstanding contemporary artist from Northern Korea who combines devices of the Far East traditional painting and Western art experience, in particular pop-art.
17 november 1999—30 november 1999
The exhibition was prepared in cooperation with Swiss Cultural Center. Its main exhibits were historical documents and engravings from the Navy Archive, Russian National Library and the State Russian Museum.
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