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Marble Palace

Structures

6 april—7 august 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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Vasily Vereshchagin. To the 175th Anniversary of the Artist
Benois Wing

Vasily Vereshchagin. To the 175th Anniversary of the Artist

20 april—24 july 2017

The exhibition is dedicated to the 175-th anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin, world-known Russian artist famous mainly for his battle piece...

The Art of Novgorod the Great in the Time of Prelate Macarius
Benois Wing

The Art of Novgorod the Great in the Time of Prelate Macarius

27 april—14 august 2017

The XVIth century in Novgorod’s art history is a time of true rise but it still has never been an object of a special exhibition project ...

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Leonid Krivitsky
St Michael’s Castle

Leonid Krivitsky

31 may—31 july 2017

Exhibition in St. Michael's Castle will include around 50 graphic works, paintings and sculptures from the collection of the artist’s family.

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Mikhail Shvartsman. To the 90th Anniversary
Stroganov Palace

Mikhail Shvartsman. To the 90th Anniversary

26 july—4 september 2017

Mikhail Shvartsman (1926-1997) is one of the few Russian artists of the after-war period who are claimed equal to the masters of the avant-garde ...

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Arkady Rylov. 1870-1939
St Michael’s Castle

Arkady Rylov. 1870-1939

16 august—13 november 2017

The Russian Museum houses the biggest part of Rylov’s artistic heritage: paintings and sketches of various periods, graphic works, illustrations. This will allow to present ...

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Art of the Decorative Institute in Petrograd
Mikhailovsky Palace

Art of the Decorative Institute in Petrograd

17 august—20 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 ...

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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—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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