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Nicholas I
St Michael’s Castle

Nicholas I

13 february—16 june 2019

The exhibition from the cycle “The Romanovs Family Saga” covers the personality and state affairs of Emperor Nicholas I, as reflected in the works of painting, graphics, numismatics and ...

Fyodor Konyukhov
St Michael’s Castle

Fyodor Konyukhov

28 march—13 june 2019

An exhibition of paintings and graphic works by a famous traveler revealing his extraordinary vision.

Three Petersburg Collections
Benois Wing

Three Petersburg Collections

11 april—10 june 2019

The exhibition will present paintings, graphics, sculpture, theatrical-decorative and applied arts, and numismatics from three private collections in St. Petersburg: th...

Pyotr Fomin. Nikita Fomin. In the Land of Pskov
Marble Palace

Pyotr Fomin. Nikita Fomin. In the Land of Pskov

18 april—10 june 2019

The exhibition presents a hundred paintings by Pyotr Fomin and Nikita Fomin, united by the love for the native landscape, for the hills and trees of ...

Oleg Voukolov
Marble Palace

Oleg Voukolov

25 april—17 june 2019

The exhibition of paintings and graphic works by the Russian artist, now living and working in France, in which the main characters are... pillows.

Bone carver Yakov Seryakov. To the 200th anniversary of birth
St Michael’s Castle

Bone carver Yakov Seryakov. To the 200th anniversary of birth

6 june—2 september 2019

An exhibition of the talented Russian master of bone carving, the author of numerous portraits, provides a comprehensive overview of the ...

Angels of the 21st Century
Benois Wing

Angels of the 21st Century

13 june—19 august 2019

The exhibition will trace the pictorial and semantic metamorphosis of the image of the angel in fine arts from modernism, symbolism, and avant-garde to the art of our con...

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Permanent and temporary exhibitions
Anna Akhmatova. To the 130th Anniversary of Birth

Anna Akhmatova. To the 130th Anniversary of Birth

19 june—26 august 2019

An exhibition in the Garden Vestibule of the Mikhailovsky Palace presents ten portraits of poet Anna Akhmatova in painting, graphics, and sculpture, created by the writer’s contemporaries.

Ancient Art of XIV-XVII Centuries

Ancient Art of XIV-XVII Centuries

Permanent exhibition

Collection of the Old Russian painting of the Russian Museum is one of the largest and most significant in Russia. It includes around six thousand icons. The permanent exhibition housed in the first four halls of Mikhailovsky Palace represents a part of this collection, the most valuable works of XII-XVII centuries created in the major art centers of Old Russia: Novgorod, Pskov, Vladimir, Suzdal, Moscow, and Yaroslavl.

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Russian Art of the XVIII Century

Russian Art of the XVIII Century

Permanent exhibition

The exposition of Russian art of XVIII century is chronologically organized and presents the main stages and trends of Russian art of this time. One part of the display is dedicated to the time of Peter I and focuses mainly on the names of Ivan Nikitin and Andrei Matveyev, the greatest portraitists and leaders of the secular Russian art of this time. Genre of portrait of the middle and second part of XVIII century is presented by such artists as Ivan Vishyakov, Alexey Antropov, Ivan Argunov, Fyodor Rokotov.

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15 february 2018—15 february 2018 Classical music in the Russian Museum
Collections
Art of Old Russia

Art of Old Russia

Among the museum collections of Russian icon painting, the icon collection of the Russian Museum, alongside the Tretyakov Gallery and the Moscow Museum of History, has pride of place. The collection numbers more than five thousand icons from the twelfth to the early twentieth centuries. The collection of Old Russian art and craft work, sculpture and applied art stands on a par with the collections of the largest museums in Russia. It is one of the most important collections, providing a view of the development of Russian decorative and applied art over the centuries — from the ninth to the seventeenth.

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Mikhailovsky Palace

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.

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