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A Penny Saved Is a Penny Gained

Unknown artist. Merchant Counting Money. 1840s. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum.
1 march—15 may 2017

The exhibition presents the state payment signs of Russia (coins and paper money) belonging to the period from the time of Peter I to 1917. The exposition includes all major types of Russian cents and rubles of that period (till 1915 when the last imperial rubles were released).

All materials are be added with various painting, graphic and sculptural works which are related to the subject of exhibition (the portraits of the reformers of monetary system, images of banks, genre scenes, etc.) The exposition includes more than 170 coins, 50-80 paper payment signs, around 15 portraits and also different archival photos).

Also the exhibition includes a multimedia program dedicated to the history of coinage in Russia.

A. Pechenkin. A Village Girl and a Boy Praying before an Icon on the Road. 1836. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. State Bank-Bill to the value of 10 rubles. 1894. Print on paper. State Russian Museum. Kopek. Period of Ivan IV’s reign. Silver.  Head side. State Russian Museum. Kopek. Period of rule of Ivan IV’s reign. Silver.  Tail side. State Russian Museum. Kopek.1704. Copper. Moscow. Tail side. State Russian Museum Kopek.1704. Copper. Moscow. Head side. State Russian Museum Rouble. 1704 (date is marked with Slavic letters). Silver. Moscow. Carver Feodor Alekseev (Podorui). Head side. State Russian Museum Rouble. 1704 (date is marked with Slavic letters). Silver. Moscow.  Carver Feodor Alekseev (Podorui). Tail side. State Russian Museum

Exhibitions
Anna Azbel. Childhood Portrayed

Anna Azbel. Childhood Portrayed

24 may—10 july 2017

The Russian Museum presents the personal exhibition of the photographer Anna Azbel “Childhood Portrayed”.
Kid’s photography requires specific approach – not only technical skill, knowledge and good circumstances. In many respects it demands sincerity, mutual trust and willingness of the photographer to experience the moment of collaboration with the child.

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The World of Nivkh

The World of Nivkh

30 november 2016—6 february 2017

The Russian Museum in conjunction with the Sakhalin Art Museum presents the exhibition The World of Nivkh, which opens up the culture of one of the oldest indigenous people of the Russian North.

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