Today in the news, the US has published the anticipated list of prominent Russians with close ties to Putin.The list of 210 names of various Russian businessmen and oligarchs is designed to be a warning of possible future sanctions and the Trump administration confirmed that…
The International Center of the Roerichs, the ICR, has over the past decades returned a lot of paintings and drawings by the Roerich’s to Russia. It has also held over 600 exhibitions and published over 250 books about the Roerich family, aiding the non-governmental Museum…
The exhibition is called "Pictures of Russian History" and will acquaint viewers with the work of contemporaries of V.I. Surikov - V.S. Smirnov, G.S. Sedovoy, K.E. Makovsky, K.V. Lebedev, A.D. Litovchenko, S.V. Ivanov and A.P. Ryabushkin. All of these painters belong to a group of…
The project “Resident” will unite the museums in Russia and former countries of the USSR. In 2018 and 2019, the VDNkH exhibition centre will play host to several exhibitions which will allow the museums to present the key works in their collections alongside with gems…
The Tretyakov Gallery houses a collection of work by artists of international magnitude like Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and many others.
From the 5th of June to the 25th of July, FAN-ID holders will be granted free of admission entry into…
Princess Hisako Takamado is the first member of the Japanese imperial family to visit Russia in over 102 years — the last time was in 1916 during the World War I. Princess Takamado arrived in Saransk, Russia’s Mordovia Republic, for the FIFA World Cup match…
The Great Gatchina Palace was built in Gatchina, a suburb of the royal capital Saint Petersburg. The Palace was constructed from 1766 to 1781 for Count Grigori Grigoryevich Orlov, who was a favourite of Catherine the Great. The ornate Palace combines the elements of classical…
The recent slashing of the priceless Ilya Repin painting “Ivan the Terrible and his son Ivan” has reignited the discussion of security in Russian museums. The last time it was brought up was in 2015 following an attack on the “Sculpture which we do not…
The Belosselsky-Belozersky collection has travelled the world, formed in the mid-18th century Russia by philosopher and poet Prince Alexander Mikhailovich Belosselsky-Belozersky, it travelled to Finland, London, Massachusetts and now it has arrived in Georgia. Today, it still belongs to the same family.
The collection will…
Last month, the billionaire Roman Abramovich and his third ex-wife Dasha Zhukova continue to fund and develop their contemporary art museum despite last year’s separation. Last month, the pair appeared together at the 10 year anniversary party of the Garage Museum in Moscow.
The Museum of Russian Art is the only museum in the North American continent which is dedicated entirely to Russian art and culture. It was founded in a renovated Spanish Colonial-style church by a Minneapolis businessman Ray Johnson in 2002. From August 21 the institution…
The uploading of Museum collections to the Internet is a project carried out by the Department of Culture of Moscow and the Moscow Department of Information Technology. The project was launched in hopes of not only increasing availability of the exhibits to the public but…
The first quarter of the 20th century was a time of serious turbulence in Russia: two wars, the Russo-Japanese (1904-1905) followed by the First World War (1914-1918), revolutions and the civil war after which Russia had begun its red experiment.
These major sociopolitical catastrophes…
The director of the Tretyakov Gallery, Zelfira Tregulova, has announced that that the Museum will organize two exhibitions abroad this Fall. The first one, “Russian path: from Dionysius to Malevich”, in the Vatican while the second exhibition “Masterpieces of Russian art from the collection of…
A solo exhibition of the work by Russian artist Vassily Nesterenko titled “Oh, Russian land!” is opening on the 6 September in the Nizhny Novgorod State Exhibition Complex.
Nesterenko was a realist painter, working within the traditional framework of classical Russian painting. Although rather faithful to…
The centre is responsible for giving a second life to icons, paintings, sculptures and other various exhibits in need of professional rescue. The establishment was opened 100 years ago and has since restored over 1000 objects.
In order to celebrate 100 years of successful…
The exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Yoshkar-Ola presents works of art from the 18th and early 20th centuries in the collection of the State Russian Museum.
The exhibition in Yoshkar-Ola features the work from the collection of the State Russian Museum, specifically the…
The exposition titled “Romantic Russia” at Bunkamura concert hall in Tokyo features the work of distinguished Russian painters of the late XIX — early XX century.
The project is part of the ongoing cultural exchange between Japan and Russia and follows the brilliant exhibition of…
The senior employees at State Russian Museum in St Petersburg claim that the $17m project is a threat to the Mikhailovsky Palace building as well as the collections housed within.
The staff of the State Russian have decided to take legal action against the institution…
The brand new digital project aims to invite app users to explore and sponsor over 190,000 works in the collection of State Tretyakov Gallery.
The Museum is using blockchain technology in order to power the “My Tretyakov'' app, which will not only digitize the entire…
The Russian Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Union of Museums of Russia recently published a joint statement on the improvement of protection of museum property.
The statement outlines several known security problems across national museums and proposes several suggestions of…
An open museum archive is by no means a brand new concept and many museums around the world have already embraced this trend. Now, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow has announced a decision to remodel by including a brand new building in the Museum town:…
An exhibition of paintings by Soviet and Russian artists opened on the 29 March at the Harbin Museum. The exhibition titled “Echo between the works of Russian artists and Chinese poetry” features over 150 paintings and became somewhat of a platform for Chinese-Russian cultural exchange.…
The leaders of both establishments have agreed that the US-Russian loans freeze should end.
The leaders of the two Museums met at the art diplomacy conference, organised in conjunction with the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), which was held on 13 February at the…