• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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