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Night at the Museum

18.05.2013 – 19.05.2013
Moscow "Night at the Museum" will be held in Moscow on May 18. During the day over 200 museums in Moscow will be open until midnight and some will host entertainment programs until 4-5 am.

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 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

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.

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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.

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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.

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Archive Of Moscow Events:

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Shchukin. Biography of a Collection.

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts presents one of the most prominent collections of European Modernist art, encompassing the most important artistic trends of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The Shchukin exhibition includes masterpieces by Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and other masters.

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18.05.2019 — 19.05.2019
Moscow Museums Night 2019

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16.03.2019 — 18.08.2019
Ilya Repin exhibition

All art admirers are welcome to the New Tretyakov Gallery to see a large-scale exhibition of works by Ilya Repin. He was the most renowned Russian realist artist of the 19th century.Please be aware that tickets for the exhibition can only be bought in advance and are not sold on the day of the visit at the box office.

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18.01.2019 — 23.02.2019
Primeval Russia Photo Exhibition

One of the most interesting photo festivals opened its doors to the visitors of all ages in CHA (Tsentralny Dom Hudozhnika). The exhibition uniting more than 500 works is devoted to Russian nature. The project “Primeval Russia” was organized by the enthusiastic photographers, documentary directors, cameramen, travelers and scientists. These talented people wanted not only to share the most fascinating views of our country and reveal some interesting facts about wild animals but also to draw visitors' attention to the main theme - relationships between man and nature.

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31.10.2018 — 20.01.2019
East: Another Beauty Exhibition

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the State Museum of the Oriental Art. The State Museum of the Oriental Art is the only cultural center in Russia specializing in the storage, study and popularization of the eastern peoples' culture and art.

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13.10.2018 — 14.10.2018
Moscow is behind us 1941. The military-historical festival

Did you know that Borodino Field was not only the location of the Battle of Borodino during Napoleoinic Wars but also the place of a severe clash between the Soviet and German forces in 1941? Join the festival of military reconstruction where the events of the WW II will come to life.

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