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 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…
Due to the recent scandalous theft of the painting by Arkhip Kuindzhi from the exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery, its director Zelfira Tregulova has been reprimanded and brand new security measures have been installed.
Although the theft was not the first security breach in the Museum’s…