CALENDAR: ALL EVENTS - May 2011

  • 20.05.2011 - 01.08.2011

    The Medici Treasury. From collections of the Silver Museum and other museums of Florence

    The exhibition in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace is held as one of the cultural projects within the cross-cultural collaborative programme which marks the Year of Italian Language and Culture in Russia. Over 100 unique masterpieces of the XVth-XVIIIth centuries are on display: exhibits from the famous Medici Treasury of the Silver Museum in the Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi Gallery and from collections of the other Florentine museums. The project reveals social activities for culture and taste for art of the Medici collectors, beginning with Lorenzo the Magnificent to Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, who has bequeathed the Medici’s remarkable art collection to the Tuscan state. The visitors are to observe outstanding samples of glyptic art, stone carving, Florentine mosaics, precious pieces of ivory, bronze and jewellery. The display is completed with personal belongings and portraits of the representatives of all generations of the noble Medici dynasty.

  • 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

  • 08.04.2011 - 24.07.2011

    Carl Fabergé and Masters of stone carving. Russian masterpieces of semi-precious stones

    The exposition, placed in the Moscow Kremlin Assumption Belfry incorporates outstanding artworks made from semi-precious stones. The exhibition project covers not only masterpieces by remarkable Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé, but also precious items executed by his renowned contemporaries - Alexey K. Denisov-Uralsky, Avenir Sumin and Ivan Britsyn, who frequently supplied the Court with lapidary articles and minerals. Pieces of workmanship from the Imperial Lapidary Factories of Yekateringburg, Peterhof, Kolyvan, the firm of Verfel and the Ural workshops are also on display. Exhibits, worthy of special attention, have been crafted by stonecutters of the famous Faberge firm, who mastered to perfection Russian techniques of working industrial, coloured stones.

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