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Art into Life. 1918–1925
Benois Wing

Art into Life. 1918–1925

17 august—27 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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Moscow during the Reigns of Catherine II and Paul I in the Paintings of Gérard de la Barthe
St Michael’s Castle

Moscow during the Reigns of Catherine II and Paul I in the Paintings of Gérard de la Barthe

23 november 2017—12 february 2018

Gérard de la Barthe, French painter and watercolorist, worked in Russia between 1787 and 1810. In the late ...

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Susan Swartz: Personal Path
Marble Palace

Susan Swartz: Personal Path

29 november 2017—28 january 2018

The first exhibition of works by contemporary American artist Susan Swartz in Russia amasses around 100 paintings of various years from the collections of foreign museum...

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Edward Bekkerman: Heaven
Stroganov Palace

Edward Bekkerman: Heaven

30 november 2017—12 february 2018

American artist Edward Bekkerman focuses on the unseen universe all around us, inhabited by angels and overrun with fantastic flowers. He renders symbolistic subjects in th...

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Andrei Bliok
Marble Palace

Andrei Bliok

6 december 2017—5 march 2018

A solo exhibition of 80 painting and 20 graphic works by Andrei N. Bliok, bearer of the honorary title People’s Artist of the Russian Federation. Bliok’s oeuvre takes its origin from t...

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Artemy Ober. 1843–1917. To the 100th Anniversary of His Death
St Michael’s Castle

Artemy Ober. 1843–1917. To the 100th Anniversary of His Death

7 december 2017—26 march 2018

The first monographic exhibition of one of the major Russian sculptors of animals of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Artemy Ober,...

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Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome
Benois Wing

Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

20 december 2017—2 april 2018

Henryk Siemiradzki (1843–1902), graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, is one of the most prominent masters of the late 19th ce...

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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
Теl: +351 239 242 744



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