• 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

  • 19.11.2007 - 27.02.2008

    The Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church

    The exhibition, placed in the Cross Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace, is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the restoration of patriarchate in Russia. It represents artworks which reveal dramatic and gala occasions of the Russian history. Unique papers, photographs and paraphernalia, belonged to metropolitans and patriarchies, illustrate their way of life, traditions and social activity. The visitors will see luxurious patriarchal vestments, sometimes executed by request of Tsars, precious church plate by the Tsars’ silversmiths as well as icons of the remarkable icon painters.

  • 19.11.2007 - 09.03.2008

    Silver state furnishings from European courts in the King's State Apartments

    Precious items of the exhibition reveal the splendour of the Palace of Versailles and Sun King's court. In 1689 all the silver pieces of work, executed for Louis XIV at the Royal Gobelins factory, were melted down.

  • 12.12.2007 - 06.04.2008

    Faith and Power. Art in the epoch of Ivan the Terrible

    The exhibition, placed in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace, represents artworks which were executed during the reign of Ivan the Terrible, the first ruler of Russia who assumed the title of Tsar. The exposition consists of the exhibits from the Kremlin cathedrals, Armoury Chamber and museum funds, i.e. icons, embroideries, works of silversmiths. The display reveals the interaction between art and cultural wealth, when forms and artistic features of items are closely connected to the spiritual feeling and religious subject matter.

  • 20.02.2008 - 20.04.2008

    Art knives of Russia. Contemporary cold steel

    The exhibition, placed in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin, is dedicated to modern art weapons by the well known Russian armourers to reveal all styles of author's cold steel. It gives an opportunity to look through the history of art knives in Russia with all its variety of forms and tendencies. Visitors are to see different methods of art metal working, genres of the artworks, represented by historical items of traditional styles as well as mould-breaking forms and images.

  • 22.02.2008 - 01.06.2008

    Tsars’ silver - masterpieces of the Augsburg goldsmithery

    The exhibition of the Augsburg silver-work, organized in the Moscow Kremlin Museums, reveals a history of the two great countries' collaboration.