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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...

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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...

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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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/ / / International Conference "Museum and Education: Context and prospects of cooperation"
Opening hours
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.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

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2 Sadovaya Str., St. Petersburg

Metro - Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt

Events

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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