CALENDAR: ALL EVENTS - 12.2009

  • 09.05.1945 - 20.06.2014

    Moscow Kremlin Museums in the second half of the XXth century

    The development of the museum in the second half of the XXth — early XXIth century

  • 10.11.2009 - 10.03.2010

    The decisive battle. On the occasion of the 300th Anniversary of the Battle of Poltava

    The exhibition, placed in the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, is correlated with a celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the greatest event in the Russian history of the XVIIIth century - the Battle of Poltava. The project participants are the world-known museums. About 160 unique items form the Kremlin collections are on display, i.e. the portraits of persons involved in the Great Northern War, officer decorations, gold commemorative medals, pieces of Russian and Swedish arms of the early XVIIIth century, personal equipment belonged to Charles XII, Peter I and his companions, artworks by Russian silversmiths and enamelled items, dedicated to themes of Poltava. The exhibits, worthy of particular attention, are the trophies, captured by Russian troops during the Battle: flags, kettledrums, drums, banners' peaks, arms and Swedish officer decorations.

  • 09.12.2009 - 14.01.2010

    Recent acquisitions of the Moscow Kremlin museums

    The exhibition, placed in the Front Hall of the Armoury Chamber, is timed to the New Year's holiday. Its exposition serves as an expression of gratitude to different organizations and persons who assisted in replenishing of the Moscow Kremlin museum's collection with new outstanding exhibits. The displayed items include artworks executed by the world-known jewellery firms of Faberge, F. Lorie, F. Kochly, K. Bock, as well as articles from the Imperial Porcelain Manufacture. All the pieces are of delicate workmanship and of great historical and artistic value.

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