• 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

  • 26.10.2010 - 09.03.2011

    Sovereign Knights. Foreign Orders of Russian Emperors

    The exhibition in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace presents foreign decorations belonged to Russian sovereigns from the Moscow Kremlin funds. Decorating the Russian monarchs with foreign orders can be regarded as an act of diplomatic recognition of the Russian State as one of the leading powerful countries of Europe, the Middle East and Far East, Asia and America.

  • 10.12.2010 - 27.03.2011

    Elizaveta Petrovna and Moscow

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums take part in an exhibition project, carried out by one of the leading Russian museums. The exposition in the State Tretyakov Gallery, dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the day of birth of Empresses Elizabeth Petrovna (1709–1762), incorporates exhibits from the largest museum collections of Moscow and Moscow region, i.e. items of jewellery, decorative and applied arts, graphic arts and sculpture, architectural sketches and models, which reveal the lifestyle of the Empress, the atmosphere and cultural tendencies at the Russian court of the XVIIIth century. Over 20 artworks from the Moscow Kremlin funds are exposed within the display, including memorial items, pieces of jewellery, tableware and cutlery, weapons.

  • 20.12.2010 - 15.03.2011

    The Neapolitan Nativity scenes (Presepio)

    The exhibition comprising masterpieces of the art of Presepio - a three dimensional representation of the birth of Jesus Christ – is timed to the New year celebrations and marks the year 2011 which has been declared the Year of Italian Language and Culture in Russia. Presepe is a tableau of Christ's Nativity, composed of mobile hand-made figurines by craftsmen of the House of Bourbon. The exposition presents the most well-known Nativity scenes, including the Annunciation to the shepherds, Tavern scene, Mauritanian carnival, Greens market, Textile market. All the sculptured compositions serve as detailed vignettes which portray contemporary life in the XVIIIth century Naples. Each of the exposed scenes, being both a remarkable work of art and an ethnographical relic, reveals the beauty and splendour of the Neapolitan Presepio.