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Art into Life. 1918–1925
Benois Wing

Art into Life. 1918–1925

17 august—27 november 2017

The exhibition will present the propaganda art of the first years after the 1917 Revolution. The agitation art of this time was truly mass and embracing different aspects o...

Moscow during the Reigns of Catherine II and Paul I in the Paintings of Gérard de la Barthe
St Michael’s Castle

Moscow during the Reigns of Catherine II and Paul I in the Paintings of Gérard de la Barthe

23 november 2017—12 february 2018

Gérard de la Barthe, French painter and watercolorist, worked in Russia between 1787 and 1810. In the late ...

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Susan Swartz: Personal Path
Marble Palace

Susan Swartz: Personal Path

29 november 2017—28 january 2018

The first exhibition of works by contemporary American artist Susan Swartz in Russia amasses around 100 paintings of various years from the collections of foreign museum...

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Edward Bekkerman. Heaven
Stroganov Palace

Edward Bekkerman. Heaven

30 november 2017—12 february 2018

American artist Edward Bekkerman focuses on the unseen universe all around us, inhabited by angels and overrun with fantastic flowers. He renders symbolistic subjects in th...

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Andrey Bliok
Marble Palace

Andrey Bliok

6 december 2017—5 march 2018

A solo exhibition of 80 painting and 20 graphic works by Andrey N. Bliok, bearer of the honorary title People’s Artist of the Russian Federation. Bliok’s oeuvre takes its origin from t...

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Artemy Ober. 1843–1917. To the 100th Anniversary of His Death
St Michael’s Castle

Artemy Ober. 1843–1917. To the 100th Anniversary of His Death

7 december 2017—26 march 2018

The first monographic exhibition of one of the major Russian sculptors of animals of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Artemy Ober,...

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Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome
Benois Wing

Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

20 december 2017—2 april 2018

Henryk Siemiradzki (1843–1902), graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, is one of the most prominent masters of the late 19th ce...

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/ / / International Conference "Museum and Education: Context and prospects of cooperation"
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St Michael’s Castle

Monday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mikhailovsky Palace, Benois Wing are open until 8:p.m.
TuesdayThe Museum is closed
Wednesday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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International Conference "Museum and Education: Context and prospects of cooperation"

18 november 2015—20 november 2015

18-20 of November 2015 international conference "Museum and Education: Context and prospects of cooperation" which dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Russian Centre of museum pedagogics and children's creativity department will take place in the Russian Museum.

The three days conference will present a number of issues: art education and creative development of the person, the responsibilities of the contemporary museum professionals, information and communication technologies in the arts and art education of the XXI century. Also it will be discussed criteria for evaluating the processes and outcomes of arts education and creative development in the museum environment.
Among the participants are: Lynn Russell, director of the Education Department, National Gallery (Washington, USA), Manon Potvan, director of educational programs, Louvre (Paris, France), Antonio Chiesa, curator of the Tate Gallery (London, UK), Anna Tsvetkova, PR Deputy Director, Russian Museum, Alexander Roshchin, Head of Social Research, State Hermitage, Irina Frolova, head of the methodological department, GBUK Moscow “GMZ “Tsaritsyno Park”.

The conference will include a presentation of project « East guardhouse - the territory of the creative confidence» which intend for children. The authors are specialists of «Russian Centre of museum pedagogics and children's creativity».  The project consists of several interactive zones, located on three floors. Cognitive area includes books, teaching materials, games and multimedia equipment: interactive whiteboard, the demonstration plasma panels, interactive table. Artistic zone artistic is equipped with multifunctional furniture, art and educational materials designed for children of different ages. Finally, the leisure zone - an informal, which is also included in the Hall of mass communications, workshops and showrooms.

The conference includes the exhibition «Earth - the planet of creativity», which is dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the Foundation of children's creativity of the Russian Museum, and a seminar «Children's work in the museum: questions of museology, psychology and creative activity». Participants will be invited to discussion about preservation, study and exhibition of children's drawings, as well as the specifics of the museum's studios.

The conference is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Academy of Education, the Committee on Culture of the Government of St. Petersburg, the Education Committee of St. Petersburg Government and the Union of Museums of Russia. The conference opening ceremony will take place in the White Hall of the Mikhailovsky (Engineers') Castle at 10.00 a.m. 18 of November.




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