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8 05, 2024

Museum Day. Online Tour around the Palace of Tsar Alexey Romanov at Kolomenskoe Eighth «Wonder of the World»

2024-05-28T09:15:57+02:00May 8th, 2024|Categories: , |Tags: , , |

At this livestream online video tour, you will learn: - how a wooden palace was constructed at Kolomenskoe in the reign of the Russian Tsar Alexey Romanov (late 17th century); - what is unique about the Old Russian architectural style in general and the palace layout in particular; - about the lifestyle of the palace inhabitants (the Tsar’s family members) and the interiors of the palace grand halls and private chambers: - the ‘second birthday’ of the unique 17th century palace that was reconstructed 300 years later. At the end of the tour, you are welcome to ask us questions [...]

21 03, 2024

Museum Day. Virtual tour of the museum “Samara Cosmic”

2024-03-21T16:18:24+01:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Museum Day. "Samara Cosmic" To the Day of Cosmonautics To the 90th anniversary of the birth of the first cosmonaut of the planet Yuri Gagarin On April 10 on the virtual site of the Russian House in Brussels will be held an online tour in cooperation with the Museum and Exhibition Center "Samara Cosmic" (temporary site of the museum in TC Gudok) Language: Russian/French Free Registration Here you can see models of spacecrafts, samples of structural elements used in the construction of rockets, food for astronauts, space suit. The screens inside the exposition display informative multimedia content, where you [...]

13 12, 2023

A lecture on the architectural history of Moscow during the Art Nouveau era took place in Belgium

2023-12-14T10:54:05+01:00December 13th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On December 7, a lecture “Moscow of the Modern Age” was held at the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels. Anna Kistanova, Director - Chief Curator of the Melnikov Museum, State Scientific Research Museum of Architecture named after A.V. Shchusev (Moscow), devoted a lecture to the concept of style, the history of its appearance and the stages of formation in Moscow. The turn of the 19th-20th centuries is a bright period in the architectural history of the city, the monuments of which adorn the streets of the capital to this day. However, modernism is not only an elegant [...]

1 11, 2023

Museum Day. Lecture: Moscow of the Art Nouveau

2023-12-05T21:52:23+01:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |

On 07 December at 18:00 the Russian House in Brussels invites you to take part in the lecture "Moscow of the Art Nouveau". Lecturer: Anna Kistanova, Director and Chief Curator of the Melnikov Museum, A.V.Shchusev State Research Museum of Architecture (Moscow). The turn of the XIX-XX centuries is a bright period in the architectural history of the city, the monuments of which decorate the streets of the capital to this day. However, Art Nouveau is not only an ornate facade with sculptural decoration. It is a new approach to the organisation of space, new construction technologies, engineering solutions, which opened [...]

29 06, 2023

The multimedia project “Music of Heroes” was presented in Belgium

2023-06-30T11:52:36+02:00June 29th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

To the 82nd commemoretion of the start of the Great Patriotic War On June 29, 2023, the presentation of the multimedia project of the Russian National Museum of Music "Music of Heroes" took place on the virtual site of the Russian House in Brussels. The project presented by Mikhail Bryzgalov, Director General of the Russian National Museum of Music, Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation. "Music of Heroes" is a synthesis of the museum and theater, music and literature, photography and cinema. The music of heroes is the music of those who worked in the rear, fought on the [...]

9 06, 2023

Online presentation of the multimedia project “Music of Heroes”

2023-06-26T16:06:48+02:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |

To the 82nd commemoretion of the start of the Great Patriotic War Russian National Museum of Music On June 29, at 18:00, the presentation of the multimedia project of the Russian National Museum of Music "Music of Heroes" will take place. The project will be presented by the Director General, Honoured Art Worker of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bryzgalov. "Music of Heroes" is a synthesis of museum and theater, music and literature, photography and cinema. “Music of heroes” is the music of those who worked in the rear, fought on the front line, performed concerts at the front, supporting the [...]

26 04, 2023

Museum Day. Sightseeing online tour of the Slovo Museum, VDNKh

2023-04-27T10:42:42+02:00April 26th, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |

To the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture Language: Russian/English During a tour of the exhibition at the Slovo Museum, visitors will learn about the main milestones in the history of writing in Russia. Visitors will learn about the first alphabets: Cyrillic and Glagolitic, and get acquainted with the oldest literary works that have survived to the present day. During the excursion you will see the first handwritten books, wax tablets, and birch-bark manuscripts, and you will also learn how monks worked by hand to produce manuscripts. You will be able to look into the printing house, look at books [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

31 01, 2023

Exhibition “Orenburg downy shawl in Belgium”

2023-03-29T22:01:41+02:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Since the end of the 18th century, in the Orenburg region, in the very heart of Russia, there has been a world-famous craft "Orenburg downy shawl". Orenburg downy shawl is a collective name. This is a warm heavy scarf — a shawl and a thin, light, openwork scarf — a "spider line". The peculiarities of the down of local goats prompted the idea of creating a light, warm and necessary thing in a women's suit — a scarf. The occupation, which originated as a source of additional income, turned out to be so profitable and in demand that in many [...]

25 01, 2023

Virtual tour of the memorial complex to the heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad on Mamaev Kurgan

2023-02-08T10:00:09+01:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |

Museum Day The State Historical and Memorial Museum-Reserve "Battle of Stalingrad" We suggest visiting the historical and memorial complex "To the Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad" on Mamayev Kurgan, which is part of the Museum-Reserve "Battle of Stalingrad". During the virtual tour, participants will be able to feel the atmosphere of the fighting of the great battle on the Volga. Mamaev Kurgan in Volgograd is a place that any resident of Russia, and even a good half of humanity, associates with the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. As many as 200 days the battle [...]

12 10, 2022

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

2023-02-26T20:12:48+01:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Peter The Great|Tags: , , |

On October 12, 2022, as part of the cycle “Art talk with the Russian Museum”, a virtual tour of the exhibition “Both Navigator and Carpenter. Peter the Great in Russian Artistic Culture. 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, [...]

22 09, 2022

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

2023-02-24T22:41:12+01:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Exhibitions, Peter The Great, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On September 22, as part of the “Conversations about Art with the Russian Museum” cycle, a virtual tour of one of the oldest buildings in 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, [...]

30 03, 2022

Conference “In the circle of Sergei Diaghilev. Intertwined Destinies”

2023-02-26T21:14:04+01:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

150th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Diaghilev, Russian artist and impresario Director of the State Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art in St. Petersburg, Natalia Metelitsa is also an honored worker of culture of the Russian Federation and the artistic director of the International Festival of Arts "Diaghilev. Post Scriptum". During this conference, she spoke in her lecture about the personality of Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev through the prism of his relationship with artists, composers, dancers. The social circle of this eminent impresario, in particular his enemies and his most loyal allies, has never been studied from an artistic point [...]

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