The exhibition in Moscow Kremlin highlights enormous contribution of Peter the Great to the development of Russian culture and science.
The exposition “Peter I. A Collector, Researcher, and Artist” presents more than two hundred exhibits will. Visitors will see historical and archival documents and weapons, jewelry and regalia, tools and personal belongings of the first Russian Emperor.
The main part of the exposition is dedicated to the scientific and art collections of Peter I. The stands feature sculptures, graphic artworks and paintings, unique books and sketches, which later laid the basis for the Kunstkamera Museum, St. Petersburg. Awards, coins and carved stone images are also displayed there.
To top it all, you will see works of art created by Peter I himself.
Where: the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “Moscow Kremlin” next to metro stations Lenin Library, Borovitskaya, Kropotkinskaya, and Kuznetsky Most, Moscow.
When: from November 30, 2019 to August 3, 2020.
Open hours: from 10 am to 5 pm.
Author: Vera Ivanova