Night at the Museum
18.05.2013 – 19.05.2013
May 18 is an International museum day. This day many Moscow museums including the Tretyakov Gallery, the Museum of Mayakovsky, Multimedia Art Museum, "Vinzavod" and Artplay will be open for free from early morning until midnight. Several Moscow theatres offer free backstage tours for visitors.
This day art is transferred from museums to the public space, and transforms the city. Walking around Moscow this night you might bump into a shimmering hare, a video installation by the French artist Philippe Parreno. This popular character of contemporary art was selected as a symbol of Museum Night in Moscow. Many other unusual art objects will surprise you this day. Photographs from the collections of the capital's museums and galleries will decorate the streets of Moscow suburbs.
Five Moscow parks prepare night programs. Coming to Gorky Park you can see the "Theatre of Shadows" " performed on rafts on the main pond. Muzeon park will host an international festival of contemporary music, "Krasnaya Presnya" parks prepares a fire show. This night you can witness numerous street festivals.
The organizers of the event offer free transportation by buses and even taxis (with logo of "Night at the Museum") that will help the visitors to attend major points of interest.
It's possible to book a visit to a particular museum at a convenient time. You can find all the info on the websitesite http://www.museumnight.org/news/2-viza-v-muzey. From May 15 you can register for the visit of a museum you like and choose the time you'd like to come. You'll need to print your booking number; it'll give you a chance to avoid standing in lines.
Your Moscow tour guide will be happy to help you to get around Moscow during the Moscow Museums night .
Moscow Current Events
08.02.2018 — 31.03.2018
Rilke and Russia exhibition
The exhibition at V.I. Dal State Museum of the History of Russian Literature focuses on Rilke and his influence on great poets in Russia.
Moscow in miniature
Would you like to see the central part of the largest city model that will enter the Guinness Book of World Records? You have an excellent chance to do it till the end of 2015 in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNKh. We belive that an architecture model of Moscow (Moscow in miniature) performed at a scale of 1:400 is really worth seeing.
Russian Impressionism Museum
Art-buffs are welcome to visit the Russian Impressionism Museum, which opened its doors in Moscow on the 28th of May. The exhibition hall is located on the grounds of the former “Bolshevik” confectionery factory grounds.
Robostation in VDNH
If you are interested in everything connected with robots you should certainly attend one of the most curious interactive museum called Robostation, situated in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNH. Here visitors of all ages have a great chance to get acquainted with modern robots, take part in different activities, enjoy technopark, chemistry show and show of dancing robots.
Archive Of Moscow Events:
26.01.2018 — 11.03.2018
Primeval Russia festival 2018
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16.11.2017 — 18.02.2018
El Lissitzky exhibitions
The Tretyakov Gallery and the Jewish Museum host the first large-scale retrospective of the works of El Lissitzky to the general public. The leading artist of the Russian and European avant-garde had a significant influence on the development of architecture and design of the 20th century.
16.11.2017 — 15.01.2018
National treasures of Russia exhibition
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04.11.2017 — 04.11.2017
Music at Moscow train stations
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10.10.2017 — 14.01.2018
Gustav Klimt. Egon Schiele. Drawings from the Albertina Museum
For the first time in Russia you may see works by outstanding draftsmen in the history of art - Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. The exhibition in Pushkin museum of Fine Arts presents 100 sheets from the collection of the Albertin Museum (Vienna) - 47 works by Gustav Klimt and 49 by Egon Schiele.
28.09.2017 — 14.01.2018
Someone 1917 exhibition
The New Tretyakov Gallery presents a new exhibition devoted to 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution. At the exhibition you’ll see 1917 year through the eyes of the Russian artists including Grigoriev, Kustodiev, Nesterov, Petrov-Vodkin, Kandinsky, Malevich and others.