Theme skating rinks of Moscow
01.12.2016 – 03.03.2017
Red Square skating rink
From 10 am to 23.30 pm daily
The most famous skating rink right under Kremlin walls is decorated in avant-garde style. While creating decorations the designers were inspired by the works of Vasily Kandinsky and Mark Shagal. Don’t forget to take a photo of the most important fir tree of Moscow!
Street art skating rink in Gorky Park
From 10 am to 15.00 pm and from 17.00 pm to 23:00 pm daily
The variety and importance of the street art has become the main theme of this year decorations in Gorky Park. The rink is ornated with thousands of little lamps, placed under ice. The park pavilions are complemented by various graffiti, stickers and templates, and alley of arts is turned to a spectacular tunnel of light. In the centre the guest will find a huge installation of a frozen fountain built following principle of famous Shukhovsky tower.
Sokolniki skating rink Lyod
From 10 am to midnight daily
This winter the artificial rink in Sokolniki park has become a rock stage. Designers decided to put a magnificent guitar installation and to draw special lines right on the ice surface, so that visitors could learn special movements of rock-n-roll style. The rink is provided with six neon projectors, that create light spots on the rink’s surface.
VDNKHa skating rink
Tuesday - Thursday from 11 am to 23 pm, Friday - Sunday from 10 am to 23 pm, service break from 15 pm to 17 pm
The visitors of the largest skating rink in Russia will see the images of northern animals and colours of polar glow. The trees, framing the rink, are decorated with shining snowflakes and the gigantic string light - Starry sky - will appear above the heads of skaters.
Ice skating rink in Hermitage Garden
Monday from 2 pm to 23 pm, Tuesday – Friday form midday to 23 pm, Saturday – Sunday from10 am to 23 pm
Artificial skating rink is designed in Italian style. The visitors will plunge into the special atmosphere of Venice carnival with the help of beautiful masks, Italian musical motifs, unique lightning and lovely Christmas decorations.
Why not go skating during your Moscow tour in winter?
Moscow Current Events
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.
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:
18.05.2019 — 19.05.2019
Moscow Museums Night 2019
In 2019 in Moscow Museums Night will be held on May 18. Hundreds of urban cultural spaces will be open until midnight, and some until morning. Many galleries and museums have prepared special programs with free guided tours, concerts and master classes. 2019 year in Russia has been declared as the Year of the Theater, therefore many events will be devoted to the history of the theater.
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.
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.
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.
06.10.2018 — 17.02.2019
Arkhip Kuindzhi exhibition
More than 180 Kuindzhi's works from the collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, State Russian Museum and several regional museums are on display in the Engineering Building of the Tretyakov Gallery.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival 'Сircle of Light' 2018
Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" is an annual event where light designers and experts in the field of audiovisual art from all over the world transform the architectural appearance of the Russian capital. For a few autumn days, Moscow will once again become a center of colorful large-scale video projections, fantastic multimedia shows with light, fire, lasers and fireworks. The entrance to all the festival venues is free.