The Alexander Pushkin State Museum and the Kuskovo Museum Reserve present a project dedicated to the festive culture of Russia.
The exhibition is intended to acquaint general public with secular and religious, national and official Russian holidays, which were celebrated in this country in the 19th century.
The exhibition also tells about local festive events: christenings, birthday parties, weddings, etc.
The exposition includes a collection of watercolors, engravings and lithographs depicting the history of festive Russia. Visitors will see prim and proper Saint Petersburg and white-stone Moscow, as well as solemnly decorated land owners’ estates, and what not.
Portraits of the festivities’ participants will also be displayed.
When: from September 8, 2018 to February 10, 2019.
Where: the Alexander Pushkin State Museum at the address 12/2, Prechistenka Street, next to metro station Kropotkinskaya, Moscow.
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