12 09, 2023

Online tour “Collection of the Russian Museum. Russian Art of the Late 19th – Early 20th Centuries

2023-09-15T11:58:05+02:00September 12th, 2023|Categories: , |Tags: , , |

On 27 September at 6 PM time, Russian House in Brussels together with the Russian Museum invites you to a virtual tour to the Russian Museum to explore art of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. The tour will be conducted by Valentina Gorlova, Head of the Excursion and Lecture Department of the Russian Museum. The technologies of panoramic photography enable the viewers to explore the museum’s rooms where the paintings by famous Russian artists Andrey Ryabushkin, Konstantin Korovin, Alexander Benois, Leon Bakst, Mikhail Vrubel, Boris Kustodiev, Pavel Kuznetsov, Valentin Serov and others are exhibited. The turn of the [...]

21 06, 2023

Virtual tour Both sailor and carpenter. Peter the Great in Russian Artistic Culture

2023-06-21T13:00:03+02:00June 21st, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |

Our best videos Museum Day The exhibition, dedicated to the celebration of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great, took place at the Russian Museum in June-September 2022. It consisted of works of painting, graphics, sculpture, crafts and numismatics, the plot of which is the activity and personality of Peter I. The exhibition includes 150 works from the 18th – early 20th century from the collection of the Russian Museum, other state museums and private collections. Lada Vikhoreva, Senior Research Fellow, responsible curator of the 18th – first half of the 19th century painting department of the State [...]

21 06, 2023

Virtual tour of the “Summer Palace of Peter I in St. Petersburg”

2023-06-21T12:27:50+02:00June 21st, 2023|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

Our best videos Museum Day St. Petersburg, the Summer Palace of Peter the Great, took place at the virtual site of the Russian House in Brussels. The Summer Palace was built for the Russian Tsar Peter Alekseevich in 1710-1712 by the Italian architect Domenico Trezzini. Architects and sculptors from Western Europe took part in the design of the facades and interiors of the palace: Andreas Schluter, Jean-Baptiste-Alexandre Leblon. After the death of Peter I, the Summer Palace was never rebuilt, although some changes took place in the design of the interiors. To this day, the layout and appearance of the [...]

24 05, 2023

On the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture, an online tour of the Slovo Museum, VDNKh

2023-05-29T15:46:28+02:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions|Tags: , |

On May 24, 2023, on the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture, an online sightseeing tour of the Slovo Museum, VDNKh took place on the virtual site of the Russian House in Brussels. During a tour of the exhibition at the Slovo Museum, visitors learned about the main milestones in the history of writing in Russia, about the first alphabets: Cyrillic and Glagolitic, got acquainted with the oldest literary works that have survived to this day. During the tour, we saw the first handwritten books, wax tablets and birch bark manuscripts, and also learned how the monks worked by hand [...]

19 04, 2023

VDHN Aerospace and aviation center online tour

2023-04-24T10:11:21+02:00April 19th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On April 19th, 2023, Russian House Brussels and VDNH Aerospace and aviation center celebrated Museum day by an online guided tour at the biggest, the most modern and interactive space museum in Russia – long and long years of Soviet and Russian aviation and cosmonautics history come to life here. The spectators saw what millions of people had created to make their common dream of conquering sky and space come true. Tour participants walked “Space Boulevard” and learned about space missions, unique Russian engineering designs and cosmonauts’ life in orbit, looked inside “Mir” space station and found [...]

3 03, 2023

Russia and the West: 500 years ago. Excursion-finissage of the exhibition, Doctor of History V. Ronin

2023-04-15T22:18:17+02:00March 3rd, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , |

Since 1522, the Grand Prince of Moscow Vasili III and the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V exchanged a lot of letters and embassies. So started, 500 years ago, a surprisingly intense dialogue between Russia and the greatest West Europian power as allies, “in brotherhood and love”… A tour of the exhibition will be led by Vladimir Ronin, Doctor of History, Master of Slavic Studies, currently teaching at the KU Leuven (Antwerp campus). Author of numerous publications – works on the history of Central Europe in the Middle Ages, as well as on Russian-Belgian relations over the past two centuries. Languages: [...]

21 02, 2023

The Russian Museum is the first state museum of national art in Russia

2023-06-21T11:15:05+02:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Our best videos The Museum Day To the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum In March 1898, 125 year ago “The Russian Museum of Emperor Alexander III” opened its doors to the public in St. Petersburg, the capital of the Russian Empire. It became the first state museum of national art in Russia. Emperor Alexander III took a lively interest in art. He considered that the spreading of art is the matter of state significance. The foundation of the Russian Museum became the great educational project of the Emperor that was realised by his son, Emperor Nicholas II. The leading [...]

19 01, 2023

A new project of the Russian House in Brussels “Museum Day” has started

2023-01-30T20:09:14+01:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On January 19, 2023, State Historical Museum became the first participant of the «Museum Day» project, launched by the Russian house in Brussels. The online meeting was opened by Vera Bunina, Head of the Russian house in Brussels, and Ekaterina Klyukova, Deputy Head for Education and Visitor Experience of the State Historical Museum. Both expressed the hope of strengthening the relations between the two countries via such projects – not only in the field of culture, but in the other areas as well. The main attraction of the event was the virtual excursion of the Historical Museum. Deputy Head of [...]

26 05, 2022

Virtual tour in Russian, French and Arabic “Peter the Great. Persons and Personnalities”

2023-03-03T16:50:32+01:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Exhibitions, Peter The Great, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

To the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great 26 May 2022 the State Russian museum broadcasted a virtual tour “Peter the Great. Figures and Individuals”. Representatives of more than 20 countries - Europe, Middle East, Central and South-East Asia, South America – took part in this event. Svetlana Biryukova, the art historian of the Russian Museum, led the audience through the halls of the exhibition “Peter the Great. Figures and Individuals” that had been created by the Department of the Russian School of Painting (Eighteenth to Mid-Nineteenth Centuries). Svetlana Biryukova introduced the visitors [...]

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