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Georg Christoph Grooth and the Time of Elizabeth Petrovna
St Michael’s Castle

Georg Christoph Grooth and the Time of Elizabeth Petrovna

2 december 2016—13 march 2017

Epoch of Empress Elizaveta (Elizabeth) Petrovna is one of the periods of Russian history that are usually estimated as controversial...

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Fourth Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography
Marble Palace

Fourth Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography

8 december 2016—13 march 2017

Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography allows us to introduce the oeuvre of professional photographers and photo artists who have ju...

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Ivan Aivazovsky. The 200th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth
Benois Wing

Ivan Aivazovsky. The 200th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

22 december 2016—20 march 2017

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky is a world-famous Russian marine painter and one of the most successful Russian painters of the XIXth cent...

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A Penny Saved Is a Penny Gained
Stroganov Palace

A Penny Saved Is a Penny Gained

1 march—8 may 2017

The exhibition will present the state payment signs of Russia (coins and paper money) belonging to the period from the time of Peter I to 1917. The expositio...

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Victor Borisov-Musatov and the “Blue Rose” Society
St Michael’s Castle

Victor Borisov-Musatov and the “Blue Rose” Society

2 march—29 may 2017

The art of Victor Borisov-Musatov (1870-1905), one of the leading masters of Russian symbolism, will be presented in St.Michael’s Castle i...

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Georgy Vereisky
St Michael’s Castle

Georgy Vereisky

30 march—15 may 2017

The exhibition is aimed to widely and fully present the artistic heritage of Georgy Vereisky (1886 - 1962) for the first time.

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Structures
Marble Palace

Structures

6 april—29 may 2017

The project that includes art pieces from 1960s to present time is aimed to investigate the concept of the structure (from Latin structura ‎- a fitting together, adjustment, building...

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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

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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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