“The Collective of Masters of Analytical Art. The School of Filonov” existed from the summer of 1925 until the master’s death in December 1941. The school’s work was based on ...
The exhibition From Orest Kiprensky to Pavel Fedotov, introduces viewers to some of the finest e...
This grandiose exhibition of the celebrated painter Vasily Surikov (1848–1916) is timed to coincide with the 175th anniversary of his b...
Collection of the Old Russian painting of the Russian Museum is one of the largest and most significant in Russia. It includes around six thousand icons. The permanent exhibition housed in the first four halls of Mikhailovsky Palace represents a part of this collection, the most valuable works of XII-XVII centuries created in the major art centers of Old Russia: Novgorod, Pskov, Vladimir, Suzdal, Moscow, and Yaroslavl.
The exposition of Russian art of XVIII century is chronologically organized and presents the main stages and trends of Russian art of this time. One part of the display is dedicated to the time of Peter I and focuses mainly on the names of Ivan Nikitin and Andrei Matveyev, the greatest portraitists and leaders of the secular Russian art of this time. Genre of portrait of the middle and second part of XVIII century is presented by such artists as Ivan Vishyakov, Alexey Antropov, Ivan Argunov, Fyodor Rokotov.
The exhibition shows masterpieces representing the variety of trends in the Russian art of the time (classicism, romantism and beginning in the second third of the XIX century realism). The works by academic school masters are also widely represented: the canvases by Karl Brullov (the famous «The Last Days of Pompeii», religious compositions and portraits of the artist’s contemporaries), historical paintings by Grigory Ugryumov, Alexander Ivanov, Alexey Egorov, Fyodor Bruni.
12 November 2004—14 February 2005
The World of Paper Money exhibition is the first ever exhibition in the Russian Museum devoted to the history of currency in Russia.
29 October 2004—25 March 2005
The exhibition introduces works by Russian and European artists who worked in Russia.
14 October 2004—15 November 2004
The exhibition presents Waldemars Matvejs' paintings from the collection of the Latvian State Art Museum, modern prints made from the artist's negatives, works by his professors from the Petersburg Academy of Arts, members of the Union of Youth association, and documents from the manuscript department of the State Russian Museum, covering the master's life and work.
3 February 2016—31 May 2016
It is more than two centuries that the territory of the Crimean peninsula forms part of the historical and cultural heritage of Russia. The main interest to Crimea evolved in 1880-s with the works of Russian photographers.
23 December 2015—25 January 2016
Exhibition of Vladimir Pavlovich Makarov (1938-2014), dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of Russian monks on Mount Athos, is designed to acquaint visitors with the spiritual search and service monk Ephraim - known restorer and icon painter, an artist from 1992 to 2014. residing in Greece and to connect his life with the Russian St. Panteleimon Monastery.
3 September 2015—7 December 2015
The exhibition presents the oeuvre of Andrei Bodrov - the contemporary graphic artist from Saint-Petersburg. The artist's works of various genres and themes including the image of contemporary city, nature, the world of objects that surround us were shown earlier at the artist's personal exhibitions in Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Ufa, Rybinsk and other cities in Russia and overseas.
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 from the museum’s extensive collection. Because of their fragility, these works are seldom presented for public viewing.
14 October 2022—13 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 Petersburg’s stately appearance during the mid-18th century. The exhibition features approximately 100 works: Mikhail Makhayev’s drawings, engravings, and paintings made from his drawings by Russian and Western European artists, as well as the engraved copper plates used to print St Petersburg city views in the mid-18th century.
6 October 2022—12 December 2022
Naum Mogilevsky was one of the most outstanding artists of the circle that gravitated around the great sculptor and artistic mentor Alexander Matveyev. And yet his work has received very little scholarly attention and is practically unknown to many art lovers. This exhibition, including approximately 30 sculptures and 40 drawings, invites the audience to rediscover a forgotten master and explore the many facets of his talent.
24 September 2018—12 November 2018
The exhibition of seven works from the collection of the Russian Museum is a tribute to the memory of Timur Novikov, an outstanding artist and cultural figure of the late 20th century.
24 September 2018—12 November 2018
The exhibition at the Ludwig Museum is a tribute to the memory of the artist and musician Andrey Krisanov, a member of the group “New Artists,” rock band “Kino,” and the orchestra “Pop Mechanics.”
13 September 2018—13 January 2019
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 vulnerability.
30 June—4 September 2023
Tea drinking as a symbol of cosiness, the family hearth and friendly communication has existed in Russia and Turkey for hundreds of years. Part of the tea traditions common to both countries is the custom of gathering together with family and friends at the tea table in the garden or outdoors in nature.
3 October 2014—2 November 2014
On the 4th of October 2014 "Byzantine routes" photo exhibition was opened in Coffee House by the АСЕВ Association and the "Metropoli" Cultural Foundation with the support of the State Russian Museum.
9 June 2014—28 June 2014
The exhibition «Russia through the Train Window» is a joint project by JSC Russian Railways and the Russian photographer Anton Lange. The aim is to show modern-day Russia through the camera lens of a photographer traveling by rail across this vast country.
Modern exhibition of the museum comprises items dating back to Peter I’s time, including memorial paraphernalia, such as: red broadcloth uniform, an oriental cane, a model of Peter I’s hand based on an imprint made at Lipetsk foundry in 1707, a wherry, and Peter’s armchair.
16 June 2005—24 July 2005
The installation of the Lithuanian musician Vladimir Tarasov and the American artist Sarah Flohr will be shown in the Mikhailovsky Garden of the State Russian Museum on 16 June.
14 January 2022—12 February 2022
The creative tandem of brothers Alexander and Valery Traugot does not need a special introduction. It became a truly significant phenomenon in the artistic life of post-war Leningrad, and a huge number of book illustrations signed with the memorable triple initial “G.A.V.” together represents one of the brightest pages in the history of the Soviet post-war art of the book.
25 March 2017—31 December 2017
The high technology interactive exposition "Our Romantic Emperor" located on three floors of the Western Pavilion of St. Michael's Castle is devoted to Paul I, the author and owner of the ensemble of St. Michael's Castle.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.
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