Cultural events in Russia and abroad

Cultural events in Russia and abroad

Internet and Museums: Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography presents a new project “The Kunstkamera’s Calendar” on its website

14 January 2019

A new project “The Kunstkamera’s Calendar” has been launched on the official website of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of the Russian Academy of Sciences (The Kunstkamera). It not only features the collection of significant dates from the past, but also highlights the upcoming events. The information in the Calendar is grouped into four sections – “Chronograph”, “Museum”, “Science” and “Ethnographic Calendar”.

Memorial Dates of Russia: 2019 has been declared the Year of Daniil Granin, events in commemoration of the writer’s centenary to be held countrywide

11 January 2019

The Russian Book Union jointly with the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media (Rospechat) suggested to the President of Russia that 2019 should be announced the Year of Daniil Granin. On December 21, 2017 the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed an Executive Order “On Perpetuating the Memory of Daniil Granin and Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of his Birth”.

Internet and Museums: The Kunstkamera provides online access to the “Ethiopian Collection of Nikolai Gumilev” Album

11 January 2019

The Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of the Russian Academy of Sciences (the Kunstkamera) has provided online access to the Album “Ethiopian Collection of Nikolai Gumilev”. The catalogue presents the unique collections and documents brought by outstanding Russian poet Nikolai Gumilev from his travels to Ethiopia, then known as Abyssinia.

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