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20 march—31 december 2020

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.

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Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War
Benois Wing

Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

30 april 2020—10 january 2021

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, the Russian Museum announced an exhibition called "Memory! Celebrating...

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Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019
Benois Wing

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july 2020—10 january 2021

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bring...

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Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019
Marble Palace

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july—30 november 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringin...

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019
St Michael’s Castle

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july—7 december 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bring...

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala
Benois Wing

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

12 november 2020—8 march 2021

The exhibition displays the works of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) - a world-famous artist, one of the leading masters of Russian art of the first hal...

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Memory

09.05.2020. 13:49

May 9, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. This remarkable date once again reminds us of the lessons of the past, heroic and tragic episodes of Russian history in the twentieth century. The large time distance that separates us from the victorious May of 1945 encourages us to look for its honest sense, avoiding stamps and bold intonations in the reflection of the war theme. It is not by accident that the main idea of the exhibition is Memory - historical, family and personal.

A convincing embodiment of this memory became the work of the artists, for whom the harsh drama of war was an inherent part of their personal biography. The exhibition features paintings, sculptures and graphics from the collection of the Russian Museum, made from 1945 to the 2010s. Many of the authors of the displayed works (A.Laktionov, E.Moiseenko, A.Mylnikov, V.Ivanov, G.Korzhev, G.Savinov and others) are the greatest masters of the Soviet and modern Russian art. These artists from different generations convincingly reveal the perception of the war events and the fates of its ordinary participants within the concept of Memory as the most important moral category.


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Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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