31 Oct - IAMX
Until 4 Nov - Leningrad of the 1920's - 1940's
The State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg presents a new exhibition in the Rumyantsev Mansion. The exhibition shows Leningrad through the
works of artists of the 1920s to the 1940s. It brings together more than 100 paintings in the museum’s collection, as well as other museums and private
collections. Most of the painters were part of the Leningrad art group ‘Circle of Artists’, which included A.S. Vedernikov, A.F. Pakhomov, and A.N. Samokhvalov. The exhibition shows cityscapes of Leningrad, with familiar and unfamiliar parts of the city, such as the Moika, a flea market, the old town,
and industrial areas.
State Museum of the History of St Petersburg, Rumyantsev Mansion, www.spbmuseum.ru
8 Nov - Blue October
8 Nov - Deep Purple
29 Nov - Schiller
Until 31 Dec - Collection of Porcelain and Glassware of the XVIII - XXI Centuries
This new permanent exhibition at the Peter and Paul Fortress tells the story of the history of porcelain and glassware in Russia and Europe over the last three centuries. Here you can see around 5,000 pieces from the collections of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, showing the techniques and technologies used over this period and the evolution of various trends in the art. Highlights include the Art Nouveau sets, memorial pieces which belonged to iconic Petersburgers such as Anna Akhmatova and Olga Berggolts, and work produced by Petersburg's own Lomonosov Imperial Porcelain factory, as well as Soviet propaganda pieces from the 1920s and 1930s.
Peter and Paul Fortress, www.spbmuseum.ru
Until 31 Dec - Man and Power in Russia in the 19th-21st Centuries
The result of ten years' hard work, this large-scale exhibition of Russian political history reflects contemporary academic discussion on the leadership of Russia over the last three centuries. The combination of artefacts, art and eyewitness accounts, along with the widespread use of interactive technology, and interesting methods of display allows the visitors to immerse themselves in the political history of the country and encourages them to draw their own conclusions.
State Museum of Political History of Russia, www.polithistory.ru
Until 19 Jan 2014 - Gegenlicht: German Art form the George Economou Collection
This temporary exhibition of German art from the George Economou Collection explores the legacy of German Expressionism and New Objectivity in
post-war and contemporary art. The exhibition brings together important works from the last century, juxtaposing various pieces to show the influence of
earlier artists on those working in the latter part of the twentieth century.
State Hermitage Museum, www.hermitagemuseum.org