CALENDAR: ALL EVENTS - February 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

  • 17.12.2008 - 15.03.2009

    The Art of the Sublime Porte

    The exhibition in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace is fully dedicated to the art of the Sublime Port from the XVIth to XVIIth centuries. Consisting of more than 80 exhibits it is based on a unique Kremlin collection of the Turkish artworks executed in the period of active diplomatic and trade relations between Russia and the Ottoman Empire. The exposition includes ancient arms, luxurious horse trappings, articles decorated with precious metals and stones, embroidered textiles and some articles of the Russian Tsars' regalia, such as orb and staff by the Istanbul makers which belonged to Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich.

  • 20.02.2009 - 20.05.2009

    Treasury of the World. Jewelled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals

    Display in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin presents the collection of treasuries from the Kuwait National Museum, including articles of the Mughal rulers of India of the XVIth-XVIIIth centuries. The exhibition is a part of a long-term project "Royal and Imperial treasuries in the Moscow Kremlin". Its exposition with more than 250 artworks of the Mughal period, i.e. jewellery of personal adornment, precious weapons, carved jade and crystal bowls finished with precious stones, reveals variety of techniques and craftsmanship of the Indian makers, especially technique of enameling and inlaying. The most impressive items are the precious stones inscribed with the titles of their imperial owners or decorated with delicate ornamental carving.

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