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 is an extensive exhibition featuring icons, paintings, sculptures, and applied and decorative artwor...
The exhibition spotlights old Russian icons, wooden sculptures, personal sacred objects and jewellery created in vario...
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.
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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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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