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A Masterpiece by Karl Bryullov. New attribution
Mikhailovsky Palace

A Masterpiece by Karl Bryullov. New attribution

9 august—1 october 2018

The exhibition in the Garden Vestibule presents the only portrait Karl Bryullov had ever painted of the members of the imperial family — the portrait...

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St. Isaac's Cathedral: A History
Benois Wing

St. Isaac's Cathedral: A History

22 august—7 october 2018

The exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniverary of St. Isaac's Cathedral, reveals new facts on the history of its construction and decoration. It presents dra...

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Nikolai Kulbin
St Michael’s Castle

Nikolai Kulbin

23 august—29 october 2018

The first retrospective exhibition of works by Nikolai Kulbin (1868–1917) discovers the artist as a landscape painter with an analytical mind and yet an unspoiled vision, a p...

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Konashevich: Known and Unknown
St Michael’s Castle

Konashevich: Known and Unknown

30 august—1 october 2018

An comprehensive exhibition of works by V. M. Konashevich (1888–1963), a brilliant book illustrator and easel graphic artist.

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Ruth Baumgarte
Marble Palace

Ruth Baumgarte

5 september—22 october 2018

Works by a renowned German artist offer a glimpse into the emotional life of African people, their relationships and everyday life in a situation of constant social and political tur...

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Igor and Ekaterina Pestov
Marble Palace

Igor and Ekaterina Pestov

13 september—29 october 2018

A retrospective exhibition of works by Igor and Ekaterina Pestov focusing on the most burning issues of today’s world: consumption, spiritual void, aggression, and human v...

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Expressionism in Russian Art
Benois Wing

Expressionism in Russian Art

20 september—19 november 2018

An exhibition of painting and graphic works of Russian Expressionism investigates original traits of this international movement in Russia.

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/ / Reconstruction of the courtyards of the Mikhailovsky Palace will pass without closing the museum for visitors

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Reconstruction of the courtyards of the Mikhailovsky Palace will pass without closing the museum for visitors

24 march 2016—24 march 2016

Reconstruction of the courtyards of the Mikhailovsky Palace will pass without displacement of the funds and closing the museum to visitors.

The first phase of the project includes covering of one of the courtyards (left) with translucent light and installation the elevator to ensure the complete availability of the Mikhailovsky Palace exhibitions to people with disabilities.

One of the tasks of the first phase of the project is the development of the museum exhibitions: the establishing of the Republican Centre of the Russian graphic art and the Graphic Cabinet in St. Michael’s Castle.

Also, the Russian Museum will be able to proceed to the restoration of the Throne Hall (267.2 square meters), the Resurrection Hall (348, 5 sq.m.), Arabesque Gallery (137 sq.m.) and other halls in St. Michael’s Castle. These works will begin after moving of the Central Naval Library (2200 square meters) from the Mikhailovsky Castle, which will start in May 2016.



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