The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Interns presented more than 225 rare, unique and historic items from 36 Library divisions. This will be only the second year that “Display Day” is open to the public since the program’s inauguration in 1991.The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on July 25, 2018.
On September 22, 2018 the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, the USA) is mounting a new exhibition “Armenia!”. This is the first major exhibition to explore the remarkable artistic and cultural achievements of the Armenian people in a global context over fourteen centuries—from the fourth century, when the Armenians converted to Christianity in their homeland at the base of Mount Ararat, to the seventeenth century, when Armenian control of global trade routes first brought books printed in Armenian into the region.
On July 19-20, 2018 the Pushkin Museum-Reserve welcomes specialists to take part in the academic conference “Museum. Restorer. Restoration”, which is timed to coincide with a memorial day of an art historian, restorer, honored art worker of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences - Savely Yamschikov (October 8, 1938, Moscow – July 19, 2009, Pskov).
July 18 – 22, 2018 Tobolsk is running the first literary festival “Siberian Ipokrena”. Ipokrena — is a name of the spring on Mount Helicon, which emerged when the Pegasus hit it with its hoof. According to Ancient Greek legends, the one who drank Ipokrena water became poetically-gifted. In 1789 the first Siberian literary magazine “The Irtysh becoming Ipokrena” was printed in Tobolsk in the printing house of the merchant Kornilyev.