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Marble Palace

Faces / Faces / Muzzles

29 january—6 june 2022

The AZ Museum (Museum of Anatoly Zverev) presents one of its most successful exhibition projects "Faces / Faces / Muzzles". The exhibition is timed to coincide with t...

Preserving History. The Russian Museum Restoration Workshops Celebrate Their Centenary
Benois Wing

Preserving History. The Russian Museum Restoration Workshops Celebrate Their Centenary

21 april—12 september 2022

April 25, 2022 marks exactly 100 years since the organization of the first restoration workshop at the Russian M...

Alexandre Roubtzoff
St Michael’s Castle

Alexandre Roubtzoff

28 april—19 september 2022

A unique Russian artist who, by the will of fate, turned out to be the "singer and chronicler" of Tunisia. The exhibition at the Russian Museum will feature more than 60 paintin...

Mikhail Vrubel. To the 165th Anniversary of the Artist
Benois Wing

Mikhail Vrubel. To the 165th Anniversary of the Artist

3 june—1 august 2022

The exhibition dedicated to the 165th anniversary of Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910) will present the main stages of the path ...

Russian Patchwork
Stroganov Palace

Russian Patchwork

16 june—22 august 2022

The main goal of the exhibition is to present the local features of patchwork in numerous centers of folk art in Russia and to show the original creative style of individual maste...

Boris Kustodiev and Mstislav Dobuzhinsky’s Paintings About Peter the Great for the Great City College House (1910–1911)
Mikhailovsky Palace
The Language of Animation in Contemporary Russian Art
Marble Palace

The Language of Animation in Contemporary Russian Art

1 july—29 august 2022

The language of animation ever more often is replacing the language of traditional figurative art. The exhibition showcases works by Russian arti...

Exhibitions

Ancient Art of XIV-XVII Centuries

Ancient Art of XIV-XVII Centuries

Permanent exhibition

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.

Russian Art of the XVIII Century

Russian Art of the XVIII Century

Permanent exhibition

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.

Russian Art of the First Half of the XIX Century

Russian Art of the First Half of the XIX Century

Permanent exhibition

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.

Knave of Diamonds

Knave of Diamonds

9 july 2004—15 november 2004

The exhibition held in the Russian Museum is aimed to revive the atmosphere of "The Knave of Diamonds" association's exhibitions.

Valentina Povarova. From the 'Jubilees-2004' series

1 july 2004—1 august 2004

This first Valentina Povarova's retrospective exhibition in the Russian Museum introduces the Petersburg artist's oeuvre.

Russian Political Poster of the 1910-150s. From the collection of the State Russian Museum on the centenary of ITAR-TASS

21 june 2004—6 september 2004

The exhibition devoted to the centenary of the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia (ITAR-TASS) will showcase posters created during the period of most dramatic events in the history of Russia of the 20th c.

EMBROIDERED TRIMMINGS

EMBROIDERED TRIMMINGS

26 july 2012—24 september 2012

For the first time this exhibition will present handmade articles from the collection of the Russian Museum in their entirety that have a special place in rich and various art of folk embroidery.

YEAR 1812 IN THE ART WORKS FROM THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM COLLECTION

YEAR 1812 IN THE ART WORKS FROM THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM COLLECTION

11 july 2012—29 april 2013

The exhibition is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Patriotic War of the 1812 year as the significant historical event that had evoked the patriotic enthusiasm and consolidation of nation and became one of the most glorious pages in the heroic past of Russia.

MIKHAIL SHVARTSMAN AND HIS DISCIPLES

MIKHAIL SHVARTSMAN AND HIS DISCIPLES

24 may 2012—2 july 2012

For the first time in the Russian Museum this exhibition bring together artworks by a prominent master of Soviet unofficial art of the 2nd half of the XX century Mikhail Shvartsman and disciples of his Hieratic School.

Peter the Great the Collector. Sculptures of the Summer Garden from the Russian Museum Collection

Peter the Great the Collector. Sculptures of the Summer Garden from the Russian Museum Collection

9 june—8 august 2022

The Mikhailovsky Castle exhibits a series of genuine decorative park sculpture of the beginning of the 18th century from the Summer Garden, purchased at the direction of Peter I in Venice and Rome.

Seafarer and Carpenter. Peter the Great in Russian Artistic Culture

Seafarer and Carpenter. Peter the Great in Russian Artistic Culture

9 june—8 august 2022

The exhibition dedicated to the celebration of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great is a tribute to the memory of the emperor. It will allow to see how the image of Peter and the events associated with his biography were embodied in the Russian fine art during two centuries.

Alexandre Roubtzoff

Alexandre Roubtzoff

28 april—19 september 2022

A unique Russian artist who, by the will of fate, turned out to be the "singer and chronicler" of Tunisia. The exhibition at the Russian Museum will feature more than 60 paintings of different years from the private collection of Mehdi Douss.

German video art in the Russian museum

German video art in the Russian museum

19 may 2016—27 june 2016

“I like America and America likes Me”, Helmut Wietz (1974)

Robert Indiana. To the 50th Anniversary of Love

Robert Indiana. To the 50th Anniversary of Love

7 april 2016—4 july 2016

Robert Indiana, born Robert Clark, is an American artist associated with the pop art movement. His "LOVE" print  was first created in 1965 for New York  Museum of Modern Art Christmas card. 



Third photobiennale of historical and archival photography from the Russian museums and private collections

Third photobiennale of historical and archival photography from the Russian museums and private collections

25 february 2016—11 may 2016

Photobiennale of historical and archival photography is a large-scale project aimed at the systematic presentation of the collections of Russian photography. Starting with the First Photobiennale of historical and archival photography which showed the pieces of 1860-1940-s from the most important collections of St. Petersburg and Moscow the project was later developed through the collaboration with museums of Russia, archives and individual art collectors. 

"Byzantine Routes" Photo Exhibition

"Byzantine Routes" Photo Exhibition

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.

Russia through the train window

Russia through the train window

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.

Alexander Benois di Stetto. Genevan Period

Alexander Benois di Stetto. Genevan Period

11 september 2006—5 october 2006

The Russian Museum presents the exhibition of the works by Alexander Benois di Stetto.

Modern exhibition of Cabin of Peter the Great

Modern exhibition of Cabin of Peter the Great

Permanent exhibition

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.

Mikhailovsky Garden

CLOSE TO NOT. VLADIMIR TARASOV AND SARAH FLOHR. SOUND INSTALLATION

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.

The “Inner Book” of the G. A. V. Traugot Brothers

The “Inner Book” of the G. A. V. Traugot Brothers

14 january—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.

The high technology interactive exposition "Our Romantic Emperor"

The high technology interactive exposition "Our Romantic Emperor"

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.

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