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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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Museum for children


The Russian Museum is the leading center of museum pedagogy in the country, which systematically carrying out the work with children and teenagers from 4 to 17 years. It is the sole museum in Russia, which has the license for educational activity.

Working with children in the Russian Museum:

  • Russian Centre of Museum Pedagogy and Children's Creativity works with the children, youth audiences, teachers of preschool educational institutions, university students and museum staff. In 2015, Children's Art Foundation celebrated its 55th anniversary, and the Russian Centre of museum pedagogy and children's creativity celebrated the 25th anniversary. Every year about 400 schoolchildrens and 200 childrens from kindergartens are engaged in studios, clubs and creative groups of the Center.

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  • Museum art therapy - a method of psychological-pedagogical work, which use the possibilitys of fine arts and museum's environment in order to achieve positive changes in the emotional, intellectual and personal development of man. Since the early 1990s this method is developed by specialists of the Russian Museum .

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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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