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A Masterpiece by Karl Bryullov. New attribution
Mikhailovsky Palace

A Masterpiece by Karl Bryullov. New attribution

9 august—1 october 2018

The exhibition in the Garden Vestibule presents the only portrait Karl Bryullov had ever painted of the members of the imperial family — the portrait...

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St. Isaac's Cathedral: A History
Benois Wing

St. Isaac's Cathedral: A History

22 august—7 october 2018

The exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniverary of St. Isaac's Cathedral, reveals new facts on the history of its construction and decoration. It presents dra...

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Nikolai Kulbin
St Michael’s Castle

Nikolai Kulbin

23 august—29 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—1 october 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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Opening hours
The Mikhailovsky Garden

Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mikhailovsky Palace, Benois Wing are open until 8:p.m.
Tuesday The Museum is closed
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

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The Mikhailovsky Garden, St. Petersburg
Metro - Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt

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Xth Imperial Gardens of Russia International Festival

9 june 2017—18 june 2017

The Imperial Gardens of Russia Festival will celebrate its 10th year in the Mikhailovsky Garden of the Russian Museum from 9 to 18 June 2017, tickets for which can be purchased only at St. Petersburg KASSIR.RU outlets. 

The cost of the tickets range from 50 to 600 rubles, depending on the category.

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AVANTGARDENS is the theme of the exhibition of garden and park art for 2017. During the White Nights season, there will be an extravagant celebration presenting various landscaping compositions, garden installations, and art objects. Many interesting surprises await visitors: outstanding and interesting events, concerts, and theatrical performances, as well as exclusive avant-garde souvenirs.

During this anniversary year, exhibition participants have dared to partake in a bold experiment: in their works, they will try to interpret concepts and images from avant-garde art in the space of the Mikhailovsky Garden in the immediate vicinity of the Russian Museum. The theme of ecology will also be touched upon, as 2017 has been declared the Year of Ecology in the Russian Federation.

Imperial Gardens of Russia is today the only festival of its kind in Northwest Russia. The starting point was 2008, the year the 110th anniversary of the Russian Museum was celebrated. The main organizer then was the Russian Museum itself with support from the Prince Michael of Kent Foundation and the Union of Horticulturists of Russia. Today, the celebration stands among other famous landscaping events around the world such as the Chelsea Flower Show, London; Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, England; and the International Garden Festival in Chaumont-sur-Loire, France.

In 2013, the exhibition was awarded the Highest Russian Award from the Russian National Prize for Landscape Architecture in the category “Event of the Year”, and in 2014, it took first place in the final of the National Prize in the Sphere of Cultural Tourism, the Russian Event Awards, in the category “Best Project in the Cultural Sphere”.

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