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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MUMMIES IN THE PUSHKIN MUSEUM IN MOSCOW

13 April 2022

Until the 31st of May the main building of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts presents an exhibition dedicated to the Mummies of Ancient Egypt, the Art of Immortality. The exposition includes more than 400 exhibits, most of which visitors will see for the first time.
A LARGE-SCALE ART PROJECT IN HONOR OF THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDREI TARKOVSKY

06 April 2022

On the 4th of April the new art project was opened in Ivanovo - Tarkovsky.Return to the Motherland, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Andrei Tarkovsky. The exhibition features archival photography and audio recordings, as well as lectures by film critics devoted to the director's works.

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THE HERMITAGE RESUMES GUIDED TOURS

13 April 2022

One of the largest and most fascinating museums - the Hermitage State Museum - resumes guided tours. The Hermitage as a second largest art museum in the world is a true gem of Saint-Petersburg and the whole Russia. Apart from the richest collection of paintings, Ancient Greek, Egyptian and Mesopotamian collections, wide range of prehistoric artifacts and many more being on display in the museum, the main building itself, named Winter Palace, is an important cultural and historic object. It used to be a residence of Russian tzars, and the beauty of the interiors is truly breathtaking.

During the quarantine period, the Hermitage prepared and presented 153 virtual tours in less than four months: not only guides were giving the tours but also curators, scientists and restorers. There were 258 broadcasts on Instagram, the total number of views of the Hermitage-Online project was 46.5 million. This is ten times more than the annual attendance of the museum. And now the museum finally opens its doors for tourist groups. At the moment the maximum number of people in the group is limited to 5 persons but the number may be increased according to the epidemiological situation.