This year will be celebrated the 315 anniversary of the Summer Garden. In honor of this important date the Russian Museum orginizes the festival “The Summer Garden – 315” and invites everyone to join it. Guests of the festival will see theatrical sketches, excerpts from performances, historical reconstructions of dances and boardwalks. The alleys of
316 years since the foundig of St. Petersburg will be celebrated this year! The city’s birthday is on May 27 but most of the events will be held on the weekend (May 25-26). Ice Cream Festival, St. Petersburg parade of retro transport, Classic Music Consert, the Ball of Nationalities and Festive Fireworks will be waiting
St. Petersburg museums, big and small, open their doors to visitors in the evening and remain open late into the night, as well as prepare a special program: one-day exhibitions, concerts, performances, author tours, workshops, historical reconstructions. Museum Night is an international event that takes place annually in 42 European countries. Nearly 2,000 museums ‘do
The exhibition “Roberto Matta and the Fourth Dimensionin” is held in the White Hall of the General Staff Building of The State Hermitage Museum. This is the first time Russia will see the works of one of the last Surrealists, who is virtually unknown to the local audience.  Over 90 works from 23 private collections,
The exhibition “Crimea in the Works by A.I.Kuindzhi” is held in the Mikhailovsky Palace of the Russian Museum. The Russian Museum has a number of works by Kuindzhi painted in Crimea. They were all received as donations from the Kuindzhi Society. In them, we can trace the artist’s painterly explorations and discoveries while he investigated relationships
From February 22nd till May 12 the Erarta Museum holds the exhibition of Alexander Savko “Heroes — Super”. The renowned Russian artist Alexander Savko has been making waves on the Moscow contemporary art scene for the past 20 or 25 years. Alexander Savko has an immediately recognizable style, a distinctive theme, a trademark approach. His absurdist
From 2 March, the Nicholas Hall in the Winter Palace is the setting for the exhibition “Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678). Paintings and Drawings from Russian Collections” that has been organized by the State Hermitage in conjunction with the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow and with the participation of the Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine
The exhibition “NIcholas I” is opened in St Michael’s Castle, the State Russian museum 13.02.2019 – 20.05.2019 The sixth exhibition from the cycle “The Romanovs Family Saga” covers the personality and state affairs of Emperor Nicholas I, his foreign policy, the life of society, the imperial court and the royal family, as reflected in the
The exhibition “Abstract Art in Italy. Umberto Mariani” in the General Staff Building of Hermitage Museum. Umberto Mariani, a remarkable post-war exponent of Italian abstract art, is renowned for his complex draperies on unevenly shaped canvases. His works investigate the illusion of light and shade created within folds of fabric. Mariani has always been interested in the question
The exhibition, dedicated to the sacred art of the 17th century, presents works exclusively from the collection of the Russian Museum. Many of them are shown for the first time or with new attribution. An extensive collection of books, objects of jewelry, embroidery, icon painting, monumental painting of the 17th century, has been formed gradually
The “Stile Ducati” exhibition 15.02.2019 — 16.06.2019 Erarta museum proudly presents the first exhibition of Ducati motorcycles in Russia, a story of the immaculate Italian style and passion for speed. Each new Ducati model is the handcrafted result of a rigorous and inspired effort akin to those seen in artist studios. Over a span of
‘Believe not thine eyes.’ Trompe l’oeil in Art 08.12.2018 – 10.03.2019 From 8 December 2018, the exhibition “Believe not thine eyes.” Trompe l’oeil in Art will be open in the Manege of the Small Hermitage. The display is created entirely from the State Hermitage’s own stocks, around 700 items, including paintings and works of graphic
Tatiana Chapurgina’s ‘Porcelain Fashion’ 05.12.2018 – 10.03.2019 From 5 December 2018¸the exhibition “Tatiana Chapurgina’s Porcelain Fashion” will be running in the General Staff building. The display has been organized by the State Hermitage and the Imperial Porcelain Factory joint-stock company. The exhibition is an essay on the interactions between fashion and art in the work
Dashi Namdakov 11.12.2018 – 11.03.2019 The exhibition of Dashi Namdakov is opened in St Michael’s Castle. Dashi Namdakov is a well-known Russian sculptor born in 1967 in Chita Region of Russia. His work is closely tied to the national Buryat culture, Mongolian epos and the legends and parables of Buddhism. What is more, is is distinguished by academic
Vladimir Antoshchenkov. Metamorphosis of the Cube. 28.11.2018 — 11.02.2019 The Metamorphosis of the Cube exhibition at Erarta Museum showcases the artist’s hand-made geometric structures created in the 1990s alongside the computer graphics taking his spatial exploration one step further.   Vladimir S. Antoshchenkov, architect, member of faculty at the St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and
Sergey Kichigin. The geometry of water. 12.12.2018 — 27.01.2019 Erarta Museum presents a portrait gallery of snowflakes.  Getting hold of his first professional camera, the economist and civil servant Sergey Kichigin immediately pointed his lens at the natural beauty of the Russian North and, in particular, the snow. His photographic experiments were inspired by the
Mikhail Zvyagin. Black water. 06.12.2018 — 18.02.2019 Erarta Museum presents an exhibition of paintings by Michail Zvyagin, an artist with a unique vision of the country’s journey through the past 50 years.  Mikhail Zvyagin is one of the oldest artists of the Leningrad/St. Petersburg scene (albeit currently residing in New York) who managed to express
The New Year holidays at New Holland Island 25.12.2018 — 08.01.2019 From 25 December to 8 January there will be a New Year Market in the courtyard of the Bottle on New Holland Island, with 14 stalls selling festive food, treats and gifts located around a central, 8-metre high Christmas Tree. The Bottle’s ground-floor residents will also be serving seasonal food and drink on two additional temporary stalls. The courtyard will be decked out
Andrey Chezhin. Drawing Pin and Modernism. 12.12.2018 — 27.01.2019 Erarta Museum presents a postmodernist textbook on modernism conceived by the Russian artist Andrey Chezhin. The Drawing Pin and Modernism project emerged and evolved gradually, its previous versions having already been presented to the Russian, European, and American viewers. What you see here is its definitive edition which went
Aleksey Lantsev. Well-organised Optimism. 30.11.2018 — 24.02.2019 Erarta Museum presents an exhibition of sun-filled paintings by the prominent Russian artist Aleksey Lantsev. Hedonism and the joy of living rarely appear in contemporary art, but Aleksey Lantsev somehow manages to generate solar power from paint and canvas. His paintings seem to bestow on the viewer a
The project SUMMER MUSIC PARK, open-air successfully launched last year in the Botanical Garden, will again be held in August in St. Petersburg. Now two weekend you can hear “A Tempo Orchestra” under the guidance of Anton Gakkel, as well as the performance of soloist-cellist Dmitry Ganenko and opera singers. Popular classics, Hollywood melodies and
Welcome to the XX Anniversary International Contemporary Dance Festival OPEN LOOK 2018 in Saint Petersburg! Since 1999, the Festival has been held annually in July. This year Russia is very lucky to have become the Mecca of football. Even though only for a short period of June and July, but still. And since we are