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Museum Night 2017 in St. Petersburg, Part II
May 14, 2017 15:38

 More than 100 museums, libraries, parks and other venues of Saint Petersburg are taking part in the Museum Night this year. Even if you have an ardent desire to visit all of them in one night - it is unrealistic. But this is no reason to lose heart. Choose the ones that are most interesting for you, and go for it! Let's have a look at a historic shipyard, spend the night among the stars, and grasp the laws of macro and microcosm.

Museum Night at Museum of St. Petersburg Art of the 20th – 21st Centuries

Here you will see a few performances dedicated to the laws of macro- and microcosm. Concerts and performances will be on one theme - the interaction of external environment and a person’s internal condition. The exhibition "Amazons throughout Centuries" will give you a chance to figure out as to who they were: severe warriors or exemplary mothers? The exhibition "Tree of Traditions" will present works by Armenian artists.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 6 am, May 21
Where: 103, Griboedov Canal Embankment, next to the Admiralteyskaya, Gostiny Dvor, Sadovaya, and Spasskaya metro station.

Museum Night at Lenfilm Studio
How can you go to the cinema and find yourself at a museum? It is easy if you go to Lenfilm Studio. Lenfilm guests will not only see historical films on a big screen, but also see props and costumes used in filming, as well as posters, photographs and historical documents related to the military and revolutionary time.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 11 pm, May 20
Where: 10, Kamennoostrovsky Avenue, next to the Gorkovskaya metro station

Museum Night at the A.I. Marinesko Museum of the History of the Russian Submarine Force
Do you know how a young sailor prevented an ecological disaster, or what is the combat ration of submariners? Answers to these and many other questions can be found at the Submarine Museum. Its halls are stylized accordingly, so you will find yourself onboard a real submarine at night. The exposition of the "first compartment" will tell about the history of submarines. Besides, you will find out on the bottom of which seas sunken nuclear ships are buried. Above all, visitors will be offered tea with sailors' sweets.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 11 pm, May 20
Where: 83/1, Kondratievsky Prospect, next to the Chernaya Reka metro station

Museums Night at the Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art
Dunayevsky Orchestra will play and sing here, whereas actors of the City Theater will demonstrate how the actors' expressive means developed and how the pupils of the first studio of the Moscow Art Theater lived.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 11 pm, May 20
Where: 2, Zodchego Rossi Street, (entrance from Ostrovsky Square, 6)

Museum Night at Skorohod Theatre
Six performances, united by the theme of retrofuturism, will be shown on stage. Viewers will learn how the people of the past imagined our present. Their ideas will be told in the scenic language, with some new theatrical genres presented, such as a performance-lecture, for example. The creators of the performances were inspired with silent films, comic strips and classics of science fiction.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 11 pm, May 20
Where: 4th floor, 107/5, Moskovsky Prospect, next to the Moskovskie Vorota metro station.
Website of the Skorohod Theatre 

Museum Night at the Sheremetev Palace
Excursions and quests will take place in the luxurious interiors of Count Sheremetev’s Palace, whereas in the courtyard visitors will hear typically "proletarian" music, that of workers. Would you like to know what a suprematic violin looks like, what ditties were popular in 1917, how the lives of Count Sheremetev's children unfolded and what happened in the palace during the years of the revolution? Then come and join the Museum Night at the Sheremetev Palace.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 11 pm, May 20
Where: 34, the Fontanka River embankment, next to the Vladimirskaya, Gostiny Dvor, and Mayakovskaya metro stations.

Museum Night at Ilya Repin Museum-Estate "Penates"
It was here that Ilya Repin lived for the last 30 years of his life and was always visited by poets and artists. Feel the harmony with nature, enjoy the exhibition of landscape paintings and photos, learn the history of Russian vegetarianism and try your wings at playing croquet.
When: from 6 pm, May 20 to 11 pm, May 20
Where:  411, Primorskoye Highway, "Penates"

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Author: Vera Ivanova

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