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DRESSING THE PICTURE. PICTURE FRAMES IN RUSSIA. 18th — Early 20th centuries

23 june 2005—22 august 2005
The decorative frames collection of the Russian Museum counts several thousands exhibits and is one of the best in our country. It started when the first works were acquired to the museum (the Russian Museum of the Emperor Alexander III at that time). The collection represents nearly all the periods of frame industry development in Russia since the first half of the 18th century till nowadays. This first ever held in Russia exhibition of decorative frames will showcase some 100 unique works of art, including what is called "author's frames" (the ones which were created of chosen by painters themselves). Many works of decorative and applied art showcased have never been exhibited before. A catalogue for the exhibition has been published.
Exhibitions
Posters of the Revolutionary Era

Posters of the Revolutionary Era

15 september—6 november 2017

The genre of political poster in the Russian art formed and developed in the first years after the Revolution of 1917. The exhibition at the Marble palace dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Revolution presents a large-scale and impressing outlook of the birth and formation of the Soviet poster as a specific art genre on the example of the art works from the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Children of the Soviet State

Children of the Soviet State

7 september—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.

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Collection highlights
Collection highlights

The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Virtual tours
Virtual tours

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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Online Shop
Online Shop

In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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Mobile Apps
Mobile Apps

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