Cultural events

Cultural events

Libraries abroad: Library of Congress Junior Fellows display collection treasures

20 July 2018

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.

World History and Culture: The Metropolitan Museum in the USA to mount “Armenia!”exhibition highlighting the history and culture of the Armenian people

20 July 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.

Museums and society: Academic conference “Museum. Restorer. Restoration” underway at the Pushkin Museum -Reserve

19 July 2018

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).

Society and Reading: Literary festival to open in Tobolsk

18 July 2018

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.

Museums of Russia: Exhibition “Penates – the artist’s museum as an object of culture. The estate’s photo chronicle. Marking 120th foundation anniversary”, dedicated to Ilya Repin’s estate, underway in Moscow

17 July 2018

Until August 10, 2018 the Moscow State Museum “The House of Burganov” is holding an exhibition “Penates – the artist’s museum as an object of culture. The estate’s photo chronicle. Marking 120th foundation anniversary”, dedicated to the estate of the artist Ilya Repin.

Memorial dates of Russia: Exhibition “The Dear Lanes of Homes of Gentry …”, dedicated to 200th anniversary of birth of Ivan Turgenev and 190th anniversary of birth of Lev Tolstoy underway in St. Petersburg

16 July 2018

The new building of the National Library of Russia (St. Petersburg) is housing an exhibition “The Dear Lanes of Homes of Gentry … The Gentry Estate as the Cradle of Russian Classic Literature”, dedicated to 200th anniversary of birth of Ivan Turgenev and 190th anniversary of birth of Lev Tolstoy.

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