The exhibition of ancient Russian art held in Syria

27 February 2024

The exhibition “Faces of Russian Icons. Copies of selected masterpieces from the collection of the Andrei Rublev Museum" was opened in the Russian House in Damascus. This became possible thanks to the signed cooperation agreement between the Andrei Rublev Museum and the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Syria.

The unique exhibition introduces works of ancient Russian art from the Middle Ages to modern times. The curator of the exhibition, Ekaterina Baginskaya, told visitors about the history of each icon.

Among the guests at the opening were public and cultural figures, politicians, diplomats, as well as representatives of the media.

The remote access center to information resources of the Presidential Library, opened in 2022 at the Russian House in Damascus, today provides the entire variety of collections of the library’s electronic holdings.

Visitors to the Russian Center of Science and Culture can learn about the Russian Language collection from the institution’s electronic holdings. It includes more than 1,100 depository items of rare archival documents, including manuscripts, monuments of Russian writing, archival documents, research papers, dictionaries, reference books, teaching aids and much more.

A large number of materials on Russian-Syrian relations are available in the electronic collection of the Presidential Library Russia – Syria: the History of Relations. It includes research papers, reference, archival and other materials that spotlight the history of relations between Russia and Syria from the 19th century to the present day.

Based on the materials of portal