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CRAFTSMANSHIP AND FASHION IN VENICE IN THE 13th - 18th CENTURIES

27 june 2005—31 july 2005
The Russian Museum shows the renewed exposition that was exhibited in Correr Museum in Venice and then had a success in the largest museums of the world. The formatting of the exhibition represents fair trades on San Marco square in Venice of the 13th — 18th centuries. More than three hundred exhibits of the exhibition tell about the fashion evolution in the Venice Republic in the 13th — 18th centuries. There are cloths, suits, shoes, instruments and equipment, lace and precious stones, hats and glasses. The exhibition illustrates more than fifty crafts and allows to learn about the history of every shop flloor where highly skilled masters used to work. There are major shop floors — shoe manufacturers, tailors, silk, wool, cotton and flax manufacturers; different haberdashers: glovers, hose manufacturers, button-makers, lace-makers, dyers, tanners and leather workers. Objects in the exposition are accompanied by historic documents and pictures and give a broad view on the history of Italian fashion.
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Alexander Benois. On the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

Alexander Benois. On the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

9 december 2020—31 march 2021

The name of Alexander Benois, a prominent member of the "Mir iskusstva" (World of Art) artistic movement, is closely associated with the "Silver Age" of Russian culture. A highly educated man, a gifted artist who showed his talent in many ways and in various spheres of cultural and humanitarian activities.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july—7 december 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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

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