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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...

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Russian museum selfie contest

11 august 2016—11 august 2016

Get those smart phones ready and pose with your favorite artwork from the exhibition “My own self. Self-portrait in the Russian museum”. We are giving away prizes to the best “museum selfies” taken on the exhibition. From 1 July to 15 August, if you post a museum selfie on Instagram with the #русскийавтопортрет hashtag and official the Russian museum handle @russian_museum.

COMPETITION RULES

Submissions will be accepted between 1 July -15 August, 2016. Participants must post their best selfies taken on the exhibition “My own self. Self-portrait in the Russian museum” to Instagram, with the # русскийавтопортрет and official the Russian museum handle @russian_museum. There is no limit to the number of submissions you may enter to the contest. The winners will be announced on museum site, Instagram and Facebook page after 15 August.

NOTED! The #русскийавтопортрет hashtag is given only in Russian language (Cyrillic alphabet). The Russian museum does not execute the shipment of the prize to winners to the other cities (countries).

Don't forget to open your Instagram for the period of the contest.

On foto: Vladimir Gusev, director of the State Russian museum and "Self-Portrait' by Arkady Petrov (1981)



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