CALENDAR: ALL EVENTS - 8.2009

  • 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 β€” early XXIth century

  • 07.05.2009 - 13.09.2009

    The Tsars and the East: Gifts from Turkey and Iran in the Moscow Kremlin

    At the exhibition the Moscow Kremlin Museums present oriental artworks, granted by the Ottomans and Safavids to Russian Tsars through large embassies, diplomatic missions, and trade delegations.

  • 29.05.2009 - 20.09.2009

    The Perfect Victory

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums take part in organization of the exhibition going to be opened in the Nicolas Hall of the State Hermitage Museum. The project is dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the Battle of Poltava. Its exposition comprises about 1000 unique artworks relating to this great historical event, 70 of which are brought from the Kremlin collection. Precious pieces of goldsmithery by Swedish makers, granted to the Russian Tsar by the Swedish last pre-war embassy, important historical records, memorial items, including personal equipment and uniforms belonged to Peter I, Charles XII and Augustus II, are the highlight of the exhibition. It also presents the trophies, captured by Russian troops during the Battle of Poltava, i.e. kettledrums, drums, banners' peaks, arms and officer decorations.

  • 17.06.2009 - 22.09.2009

    Free Imperial city of Augsburg. The centuries-old history of magnificence

    The exhibition in the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace presents more than 200 outstanding artworks by makers of Augsburg of the XVIth-XVIIIth centuries. Since the Renaissance this free Imperial city has been one of the major European centers. The exposition comprises precious pieces executed by renowned goldsmiths, painted Meissen porcelain, ivory carvings, remarkable Augsburg mechanical watches, engravings. It also includes a rare collection of sculpture, the pride of which is a relief depicting Mother of God and a Child, executed by Hans Dauher in 1520 for Manuel I of Portugal.

  • 18.06.2009 - 28.09.2009

    The Battle of Poltava on 27 June 1709

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums take part in organization of the exhibition going to be opened in the State Historical Museum. The project, dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the Battle of Poltava, explores historical events happened during the "decisive battle" of the Great Northern War (1700 - 1721), in which the so-called Northern Alliance composed of Russia, Denmark, Poland-Lithuania and Saxony fought against Sweden for the supremacy in the Baltic Sea. The Kremlin Museums introduce ten memorial items, including military bugles, cuirasses, Russian and Swedish officer decorations and insignia of the Chief-officers guard of Emperor Peter I.

  • 24.06.2009 - 07.09.2009

    Breguet and the Louvre. An Apogee of European Watchmaking

    The exhibition in the Louvre is going to become an important event in the history of European art. Its exposition comprises unique timepieces by the famous Breguet firm, including watches, clocks and measuring instruments, portraits, archival documents and records, which reveal Abraham-Louis Breguet's outstanding achievements.

  • 11.07.2009 - 13.09.2009

    Moscow: Splendours of the Romanovs

    The Moscow Kremlin Museums take part in organization of a large exhibition comprising items from the collections of Russian museums in a cultural centre of the Grimaldi Forum Monaco.

  • 15.07.2009 - 11.10.2009

    Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the XVIth and XVIIth centuries

    The exhibition comprises numerous items from all over the world, telling us about the cross-cultural dialogue that followed the establishment of Portugal's world trading network in the XVIth and XVIIth centuries.

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