Alexander Labas: Drawings and Watercolours from the Russian Museum Collection
Benois Wing

Alexander Labas: Drawings and Watercolours from the Russian Museum Collection

8 june—2 october 2023

Alexander Labas (1900–1983) was one of the founders of the Easel Painters’ Society (OST, 1925–1932), a gr...

Inspired by the Classics: Neoclassicism in Russia
Benois Wing

Inspired by the Classics: Neoclassicism in Russia

29 june—16 october 2023

This exhibition is dedicated to Russian Neoclassicism, an early 20th-century art trend that, alongside avant-garde, was influential in shaping Russia...

Timur Novikov’s Wedge. The New Academy of Fine Arts
St Michael’s Castle

Timur Novikov’s Wedge. The New Academy of Fine Arts

26 july—25 september 2023

This exhibition commemorates 65 years since the birth of Timur Novikov (1958–2002), artist and founder of two movements – New Artists in ...

Ancient Myth and the Modern World
Marble Palace

Ancient Myth and the Modern World

28 july—2 october 2023

The exhibition includes around 70 paintings and sculptures from the mid-20th century to the early 21st, taken from the Russian Museum collection and from artists’...

Stanislav Zhukovsky
Stroganov Palace

Stanislav Zhukovsky

25 august—23 october 2023

The name of Stanislav Zhukovsky (1875–1944) is inseparably connected with the flourishing of lyrical landscape in the Silver Age of Russian culture.

/ / / The Imperial Gardens of Russia. IX International Festival
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The Mikhailovsky Garden

Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mikhailovsky Palace, Benois Wing are open until 8:p.m.
Tuesday The Museum is closed
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

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The Mikhailovsky Garden, St. Petersburg
Metro - Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt

The Imperial Gardens of Russia. IX International Festival - Events

The Imperial Gardens of Russia. IX International Festival

10 june 2016—21 june 2016

Dear guests, we are glad to invite you to visit "The Imperial Gardens of Russia" IXth International Festival which will take place in the Mikhailovsky Garden from 10 to 21 june 2016

The Imperial Gardens of Russia Festival was organised with the purpose to promote historical Russian gardens and modern trends of international landscape design. With the aim of popularization both historical parks of Russian Museum and modern trends of landscape design among general public.

Now the Festival has become the annual significant event attracting about 100 000 visitors. It lasts 10 day in early June during the period of White Nights. The Festival became renowned abroad and all over Russia. Among the participants of 2016 are Great Britain, Germany, Finland, France, Denmark, Spain. At all are 50 landscaping projects.

Projects are implemented with the support of Málaga branch, British Consulate in St. Petersburg, French Cultural Institute, Danish Cultural Institute.

The 2016 exhibition and festival is named "Flowers of Life" and dedicated to the diverse, fascinating and colorful world of childhood.

Ten days of cultural and media program of Festival will be devoted to charities of St. Petersburg which will present their work on the various socially unprotected population (children and adults with cancer, autistic children, people caught in difficult life situations.

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Festival programme

General Financial Partner: OSFC Sistema, Sistema Charitable Foundation

Strategic Partner: OJSC Novatek

Financial Partners: OJSC Mobile Telesystems (MTS), Banca Intesa

Partners: Saint Petersburg Public Charity Fund of Russian Museum Palaces restoration, The “Friends of the Russian Museum”  International Society, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Hennessy foundation, Ladoga Group JSC (Ladoga and IMPERIAL GOLD vodka), Inteks LLC, Andreas Stihl Marketing LLC, Institut Français Russie, Saint Petersburg State Forest Technical University under name of S.M Kirov, Bushe bakery, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, Danish Cultural Institute in St. Petersburg, The Royal Danish Consulate General in St. Petersburg, British Consulate-General in St Petersburg, The Consulate General of Finland in Saint Petersburg, Pietarin Suomalainen koulu, AdVITA fund, Time for help fund, Apelsin Charity, Alesha fund, Dobry Gorod Petersburg Charity, Tepliy dom Charity, V poiskah garmonii fund, Plazma Rent, Piano Bridges, Tradition fund.

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