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Mikhail Makhayev’s St Petersburg
St Michael’s Castle

Mikhail Makhayev’s St Petersburg

14 october 2022—20 february 2023

The sketches and drawings of Mikhail Makhayev (1717–1770), the great Russian 18th-century veduta master, are the only way we have of appreciating St Petersb...

Images of Military Life in Russian Art from the 16th to the 20th Centuries
Benois Wing

Images of Military Life in Russian Art from the 16th to the 20th Centuries

20 october 2022—9 may 2023

Images of Military Life is an extensive exhibition featuring icons, paintings, sculptures, and applied and decorative artwor...

Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life
Benois Wing

Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life

16 december 2022—12 june 2023

The Russian Museum exhibition project Artists on War and Peace can be seen as a diptych comprised of two exhibitions: Images of Military Life in Russian Art...

Images of St George the Victorious in Old Rus. In Memory of Tatyana Vilinbakhova
Mikhailovsky Palace

Images of St George the Victorious in Old Rus. In Memory of Tatyana Vilinbakhova

22 december 2022—20 february 2023

The exhibition spotlights old Russian icons, wooden sculptures, personal sacred objects and jewellery created in vario...

Drawings and Watercolours of the 18th century
St Michael’s Castle

Drawings and Watercolours of the 18th century

23 december 2022—27 march 2023

This exhibition offers visitors the rare opportunity to appreciate the more interesting and notable specimens of 18th century drawing and watercolour f...

/ / / Exposition of Ivan Aivazovsky is closed from July to December 2016
Opening hours
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.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

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4 Inzhenernaya Str., St. Petersburg

Metro - Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt

Exposition of Ivan Aivazovsky is closed from July to December 2016 - Events

Exposition of Ivan Aivazovsky is closed from July to December 2016

11 july 2016—11 july 2016

Dear guests, exposition of Ivan Aivazovsky is closed from July to December 2016 due to participation of paintings from this collection in the exhibition in the State Tretyakov Gallery.

In a period of an absence of the artist's works in the Hall 14 of the Mikhailovsky Palace visitors of the Russian museum have a unique opportunity to see magnificent sketches of murals of St. Isaac's Cathedral executed in 1843 - 1848 by Karl Brullov and religious painting by master.

Thank you for your understanding and we are glad to invite you to an opening of the remarkable exhibition of Ivan Aivazovsky in the Benois Wing of the Russian Museum on December 2016.


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