“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...
The exhibition presents over 120 paintings and graphic works by Surikov from the museums in St Petersburg, Moscow and Krasnoyarsk, including th...
Even when it first opened back in 1898, the Russian Museum owned many canvases painted by such masters of the second half of the nineteenth century as Ivan Aivazovsky, Konstantin Makovsky, Ilya Repin, Vasily Polenov and Vasily Surikov. Although the selection of works before the revolution was often hampered by the conservative tastes of museum officialdom, the collection nevertheless grew in breadth thanks to the efforts of Alexander Benois, Albert Benois, Igor Grabar and Pyotr Neradovsky.
20 October—18 December 2023
The exhibition is dedicated to Ivan Tvorozhnikov (1848–1919), an outstanding Russian genre painter who was active in the late 19th through early 20th centuries. It introduces viewers to some of Tvorozhnikov’s best paintings and graphic artworks from the museum’s holdings.
16 August 2023—15 January 2024
The exhibition shows engravings and lithographs from the collection of the Russian Museum devoted to the suburbs of St Petersburg. A wide panorama of the city's surroundings offers a rare opportunity to see what the buildings and parks of Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk, now partially missing their original appearance, used to look like in the 19th century.
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.
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.
14 September 2016—15 November 2016
Russian Museum invites to the personal exhibition of painter and graphic artist Andrey Esionov. That is his first exhibition in St Petersburg, but there already were several exhibitions in Europe and in Moscow – at the Academy of Arts and Moscow Museum of Modern Art.
23 June 2016—5 September 2016
The exhibition presents the oeuvre of Nikolay Shestopalov (1875-1954) for the first time after a long break. This artist acquired appraisal and fame in the 1900-1920-s and afterwards remained forgotten for a long time.
9 June 2022—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.
9 June 2022—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.
28 April 2022—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.
31 January 2019—1 April 2019
Engaging both professional and amateur photographers, the Biennale aims to reflect the diversity of techniques, genres, and stylistic trends in contemporary photography.
23 January 2019—15 April 2019
The work of Andrei Dubov, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, is associated with the consistent development of key categories of painting: color, composition, and space. Focusing on the images of private life, Dubov renders them in a way which is concise and modest but always refined in its simplicity.
22 November 2018—14 January 2019
The exhibition presents a “cross-section of Russian life” in genre scuplture from the mid-19th century to the present day.
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.
Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
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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