The State Russian Museum and its Collections
The programme was developed based on the temporary exhibition Peter the Great: His Era and His Inner Circle, which took place in the Russian Museum from December 17, 2015 to April 3, 2016.
The program presents the oldest St. Petersburg park, which has been part of the Russian Museum since 2003. The Summer Garden is the favourite brainchild of Peter the Great. It was created at the beginning of the 18th century following the traditions of the best examples of European Parks and Gardens.
Multimedia program combines about 500 works of Russian artists who worked in Italy and of Italian masters who left their trace in Russian art, including those who contrib¬uted greatly to the architectural image of the Russian Museum palaces.
The State Russian Museum is a unique museum complex in the centre of St. Petersburg. It represents not only the richest collection of the national fine arts but also tells about three centuries of Russian architecture and garden art. Today it includes ensembles of the Mikhailovsky Palace, St. Michael's Castle, the Marble and the Stroganov Palaces, the Summer Garden and the Mikhailovsky Garden, the Summer Palace and the Cabin of Peter the Great.
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.
Nikolai Smirnov is the truly unique artist. The art historian by education, he became to work as the professional painter at the age of 39. He created his own way in the art - the so-called historical still life or, according to the painter's definition, "the historical theatre of the things". He worked as the painter comparatively not long - just more than twenty five years. For these years he had time to create the works which acquired the world recognition and instantly turned into the object of collection. This film will introduce you to the world of Nikolay Smirnov.
The program enable users to visit the whole museum complex in a virtual environment. The interiors and exteriors of the Mikhailovsky, Marble, Stroganov and Summer palaces, as well as St Michael’s Castle and the House of Peter I are presented using the technology of panoramic photography.
Multimedia program «Artists of Estonia in Russia, Russian Artists in Estonia» is the first project aimed is identifying and presenting works of the 18th and 19th century painters associated with the national art school of the Republic of Estonian that are stored in the collections of the Russian Museum.
This film is focused on Vladimir Borovikovsky, one of the talented and original artists of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He worked in the field of portrait and icon-painting.
This film tells about one of the greatest building of Saint-Petersburg, branch of the Russian museum - The Marble palace.
The film tells us about one of the depositories of the Russian museum which holds Old Russian Art.
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.
In 1994 famous German collectors Peter and Irene Ludwig gifted their collection of art of the second half of the XX-th century to the State Russian musuem. This gift resulted in a special part of the permanent exhibition «The Ludwig Museum at the Russian Museum» which hosted its first visitors on the 20 March, 1995 at the Marble Palace.
The Program includes works of artists from the collections of two museums - The Russian Museum and the Museum of Republic of Karelia, dedicated to "Kalevala". It includes annotations of the works and biographies of artists.
This film tells about real look of Saint-Petersburg and artworks which were made in the honor of Saint-Petersburg from the collection of Russian museum
This program includes 400 hundreds artworks of different types from permanent exposition of Russian museum: folk art, graphic, sculpture, oil painting etc.
The theme of this publication is Russian portraits over the past hundred years, painting a vivid picture of every period in the twentieth century. The more than 400 illustrations were all taken from the collection of the State Russian Museum in St Petersburg, home to the world's largest collection of Russian art.
This program is a 3D model of the museum, its surroundings, rooms and collections.