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Regicide of 11 March 1801 Bicentenary exhibition of Emperor Paul I's assassination in St Michael's Castle

23 march 2001—19 june 2001
The exhibition examines the life and death of Emperor Paul I (1796-1801), murdered in St Michael's Castle in a palace coup. The show includes works of art and historical documents from the collections of the Russian Museum, Hermitage and other cultural institutions in St Petersburg, Moscow and Saratov. Among the rarities on show are Martin-Ferdinand Quadal's monumental Coronation Ceremony of Paul I, a detailed reproduction of the ceremonial transfer of the remains of Peter III (Paul's murdered father), an icon of Paul belonging to Count Arakcheyev, and the golden snuffbox used to kill the Emperor. The exhibition also traces the vast iconography of Paul and various items relating to such aspects of his rule as foreign and domestic policy, court life and the Russian Army.
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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.

Alexander III. Collector and Patron

Alexander III. Collector and Patron

12 march—14 september 2020

February 26, 2020, marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Alexander III, whose name was given to The State Russian Museum in April 1895. Special mention is made of Alexander III's merits in museum construction and art education, which was due to his undoubted passion for history and fine arts.

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