• 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

  • 28.09.2012 - 03.01.2013

    The World of Faberge

    One of the most precious Kremlin collections of a great historical and cultural value is the one incorporating pieces of jewellery produced by the famous Faberge firm, the distinguished Russian firms of P. Ovchinnikov, I. Khlebnikov, O. Kurlyukov, G. Klingert, M. Semyonov.

  • 04.10.2012 - 10.01.2013

    The Kremlin in 1812. War and Peace

    The exposition, placed in the Front hall of the Armoury Chamber, is timed to the 200th anniversary of the Russia's victory in the Patriotic War of 1812. The French invasion of Moscow involved the destiny of the country and of the Armoury Chamber as well - a newly established museum with a precious collection of the Kremlin treasuries and relics, which was founded only six years before the war. The museum staff witnessed all the tragic moments related to the Napoleon's campaign for entering Moscow, when the Russian Army retreated, the citizens largely evacuated Moscow and the city was decided to be abandoned and, furthermore, to be burnt. They honourably performed their duties to their service and country and managed to take the museum collection out of the city and keep it safe. The history of the Moscow evacuation, the nobleness of the Russian troops and greatness of the Russian spirit are the research issue to be explored within the exhibition.

  • 04.10.2012 - 13.01.2013

    Russians and Germans: 1000 Years of Art, History and Culture

    The exhibition explores the history and aspects of the Russian-German political and cultural relations, covering a period of one thousand years.

  • 05.10.2012 - 03.12.2012

    From Peter the Great to Paul I. The collection of the XVIIIth century masterpieces of the Imperial Russia from the Moscow Kremlin Museums

    The exhibition, being held in the Irkutsk Regional Art Museum, comprises artworks of the XVIIIth century from the Moscow Kremlin Museums and covers the period from the reign of Peter the Great to the time of Paul I. The presented items as a cultural heritage of the Imperial Russia reveal the unique atmosphere of the epoch of profound changes and outstanding achievements in science, political and cultural life of the country. Over 160 exhibits were loaned by the Moscow Kremlin Museums, including pieces of arms, insignia, precious tableware, interior furnishings and ceremonial and church utensils, decorative medals, tsar's garments, the rare seen memorabilia. The highlight of the exhibition is the group of artifacts, related to the figure of Peter I, one of the greatest and distinguished reformers of the country.

  • 24.10.2012 - 23.12.2012

    Overcoming the Time of Troubles

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums participate in the exhibition project, which is being carried out by the Federal Archival Agency of Russia to mark the 400th Anniversary of ending of the Time of Troubles – one of the most complicated periods in the Russian history, which covers the years of interregnum between the death of the last Russian Tsar of the Rurik Dynasty, Feodor Ivanovich, in 1598, and the establishment of the Romanov Dynasty in 1613. The exhibition incorporates archival documents and museum artifacts, revealing the overcoming of the Time of Troubles and establishment of the powerful Russian Empire under the Romanov dynasty.

  • 24.10.2012 - 27.01.2013

    The "Golden Age" of the English Court: From Henry VIII to Charles I

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums host a specially selected exhibition, dedicated the "Golden Age" of Tudor and Early Stuart court, in its two exhibition halls - the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace. The project, covering the period from the young Henry VIII’s accession to the throne to the execution of Charles I in 1649, explores the emergence of the royal court as an unparalleled center of power, ceremony, patronage and culture under the Early Tudors and emphasizes the significance of their personal tastes in introducing Italianate Renaissance culture to England. The exposition incorporates the most distinguished items from the British national collections of paintings and drawings, portrait miniature, jewellery, precious tableware, arms and armour, textiles, rare books and prints. The delicate works of Italian Renaissance art and Baroque masterpieces give an insight into various aspects of the English court culture of the epoch.

  • 02.11.2012 - 27.02.2013

    "A sword and zlatnik". From where the Russian State originated

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums participate in a large international exhibition project carried out by the State Historical Museum to mark the 1150th Anniversary of the origin of the Russian state. The exhibition, covering the period from the IXth to the XVIIth century, is intended to reveal the history of the medieval state of Rus, which arose in the IXth century due to collision and interaction between the barbarian world of the northeastern Europe and Byzantine Empire; its formation and development. The exposition incorporates the rare seen exhibits from the major museums of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.

  • 30.11.2012 - 04.03.2013

    Between Orient and Occident. Treasures of the Kremlin from Ivan the Terrible to Peter the Great

    The exhibition covers the period from 1547, the time of Ivan the Terrible's accession to the throne, to 1712, when a new capital was established by Peter the Great in Saint-Petersburg.