Art and Religion
This film tells about major icon types of St. Nicholas of Myra - one of the most respectable saints of Russia. You will see the masterpieces of Orthodox Russian Art, wood sculptures, examples of old-Russian embroidering, statuaries.
Biblical themes are eternal for worlds history of art, Russian artists often depicted events from Old and New Testaments. This film tells us about history of Russian Christianity through the works of Russian artists
The virtual tour is based on the temporary exhibition of the Russian Museum "You're lovely, dearie, in any attire" (5 March - 12 May, 2014).
The program brings together festive folk costumes belonged to the inhabitants of European Russia - from Arkhangelsk to Voronezh, from Pskov to Nizhny Novgorod, as well as paintings from the museum's collection. The program enables you to explore the costumes in details thanks to high-accuracy photography and to get more information about each of them.
Virtual tour of the exhibition, held in the Russian Museum from 12 March to 14 September 2020.