The name of Ivan Sotnikov (1961, Leningrad - 2015, St. Petersburg), artist and priest, marks a specific period of 35 years of St. Petersburg art. The first graphic ...
The exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the birth of Vladimir Sergeevich Vasilkovsky (1921-2002), an outstanding figure of St. Pet...
The exhibition brings together the works of Italian and Russian futur...
The name of Igor Grabar (1871-1960) is inextricably linked with the Silver Age of Russian culture.
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On 19 May 2021, the ceremonial halls of St Michael’s Castle opened after major restoration. On 31 August 1951, the premises of the ceremonial halls of Emperor Paul I in St Michael’s Castle were provided to the Central Naval Library to hold stacks of books. In the St Michael’s Castle branch of the Russian Museum, the Naval Library had occupied premises with an area of 2,231 square metres in the best rooms of Emperor Paul I’s former residence.The final decision on relocation of the library was made in February 2018, under RF Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky. The library’s entire inventory held at the castle was relocated by the Main Command of the Navy itself within one month. Immediately after the library’s move, the Russian Museum began restoration of the halls.
On the 26th of May 2005 in St Michael's (Engineers) Castle a renovated open sculpture fund was opened. 134 artworks of the end of the 19th century — the beginning of 20th century were presented. The State Russian Museum was the first in the national museum practice to create public stocks in its palaces.
The new Faces of Russia. Portrait Gallery of the Russian Museum permanent exhibition in the St. Michael’s (Engineer’s) Castle presents the evolution of the portrait in the Russian art from the so-called parsuna portraits of the beginning of the 18th century till the works of the Soviet time.
The permanent exhibition shows Russian art of the first half of the XIX-th century, the time when St.Petersburg established itself as complex and contradictory unit of the urban and social environment. It was during this period that concept «St.Petersburg Society» was formed, expressed in terms of people and social groups.
16 july—4 october 2021
The exhibition at the Russian Museum brings together the works of Italian and Russian futurists, which allow a viewer to witness the originality of each of the two national versions of this large-scale creative movement. The fundamental works of Italian futurism are shown in dialogue with the iconic works of Russian masters. This will provide an opportunity to see their similarities and differences and deeper perceive the era of avant-garde experiments that swept across Europe.
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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