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The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum
16 december 2020—5 april 2021
The exhibition features posters from the collection of the Russian Museum, relating to education in Russia in the first third of the twentieth century. The exposition includes about 120 works of agitation art of the widest thematic range - from narrow advertising in bookstores, publishing houses and libraries to large-scale propaganda of reading, getting knowledge and education.
A special section of the exhibition will consist of posters dedicated to the elimination of illiteracy and the program of universal education - one of the most large-scale social and educational projects in Russian history. Among the authors of the presented works are both unknown artists and famous masters (I.Y. Bilibin, B.N. Kustodiev, S.V. Chekhonin, A.A. Deineka, A.F. Pakhomov, D.S. Moor, D.M. Bulanov and others).
The exposition is supplemented with works of sculpture, numismatics, folk and decorative art, which reflected the main theme of the exhibition.

The exhibition organized with the support of NOVATEK

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Millennials in Contemporary Russian Art

4 march—14 june 2021

Millennials or Generation Y - those who were born in the 1980s-1990s and entered the new millennium at a young age. This generation is characterized by the difficult self-identification and the attention to the problem of self-presentation, reflected in the authors' attempt to talk more about their individual experiences, their fears, traumas or fantasy worlds.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july 2020—30 november 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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