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Artists of the Society of Russian Sculptors
St Michael’s Castle

Artists of the Society of Russian Sculptors

10 august—20 november 2017

The artists' union “Society of Russian Sculptors” (ORS – Obschestvo Russkih Skulptorov) was created in 1925 in the course of revolutionary ev...

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Art into Life. 1918–1925
Benois Wing

Art into Life. 1918–1925

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 different aspects o...

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Children of the Soviet State
Marble Palace

Children of the Soviet State

7 september—20 november 2017

The works by painters, graphic artists, sculptors and masters of the applied arts, created in 1920-1980-s, provide a vivid image of the Soviet State smallest citizens’ ...

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Posters of the Revolutionary Era
Marble Palace

Posters of the Revolutionary Era

13 september—6 november 2017

The genre of political poster in the Russian art formed and developed in the first years after the Revolution of 1917. The exhibition at the Marble palace dedicated...

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Dreams of Universal Flowering
Benois Wing

Dreams of Universal Flowering

14 september—20 november 2017

The exhibition at the Russian Museum is aimed to present for the first time the complicated and multifaceted situation of the first decades of XX century. The exhibiti...

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Andrei Tarkovsky. Artist of Space
Stroganov Palace

Andrei Tarkovsky. Artist of Space

20 september—20 november 2017

The exhibition is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986), famous Russian filmmaker and film director. A renowned master of cinem...

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Opening of the Virtual Branch in Portugal

24 april 2017

The opening of the centre “The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch” in the College of Arts of the University of Coimbra (Portugal) will take place on April 24.

The University of  Coimbra is a leading educational institution of the country listed in the top three universities of portuguese speaking countries. Its faculties and colleges are located in different parts of Coimbra and house the historical buildings that are cultural and architectural monuments of world significance. The University was founded in the Middle Ages at the end of the 13th century and has the status of an ancient university along with the Bologna and Paris Universities.

The College of Arts is one of the research departments of the University of Coimbra where students can get a science degree in the field of contemporary art and curatorial studies. Possessing exellent exhibition rooms, the College organises exhibitions of contemporary art presenting both work of students and professional artists.

Students from Portugal, Brazil, Spain, Great Britain, China and other countries are taught in the College.  The Faculty of Arts and Humanitites of the University of Coimbra the Centre of Russian Researches has been open since 2012. Here the students can get to know Russian language and Culture. The opening of the virtual branch of the Russian Museum in the College of Arts of the Unversity of Coimbra will be a new stage in strengthening friendly relations between Russia and Portugal in the field of art.

The opening of the information and educational centre “The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch” in the college of Arts of the University of Coimbra will open up wide possibilities for students to get to know a rich collection of painting, graphic art and applied art from the collection of the Russian Museum and art museums of Russia and explore the history of Russian Fine art, history of St. Petersburg and Russia on the whole.

The chief of the Russian Centre at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the College of Arts of the Univerisity of Coimbra Vladimir Plyasov, prorectors and faculty deans, teachers, postgraduates and students of the College of Arts and citizens of Coimra   are invited to the ceremony of grand opening of the information and educational centre “The Russian Museum: the Virtual branch”.

In the framework of the grand opening the official signing will take place of the Agreement on the collaboration on the project “The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch” between the rector of the University of Coimbra, Professor João Gabriel Silva and the Director of the Russian Museum , Professor Vladimir Gusev. Vladimir Gusev has kindly agreed to give a lecture “The rooms of the museum, the pages of the history” devoted to the establishment of the Russian Museum and its collection. It will be a first lecture in the framework of the activities of the virtual branch of the Russian Museum in Coimbra.

Addresss: 3000-213 Coimbra, Portugal
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