Night of the open door: the «Thaw» in the Tretyakov gallery and the Pushkin quest

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polycomposite in photosangelina Tretyakov gallery. Archival photoNight of the open door: the «Thaw» in the Tretyakov gallery and the Pushkin quest© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polycomposite the image Bank

Saturday evening all major museums of the capital will open its doors for visitors: free guided tours, exciting quests, interesting lectures and exciting concerts await Muscovites during the traditional city event «Museum Night», which will begin in the morning and last until midnight.

The annual event dedicated to the International day of museums will take place in Moscow — the capital will join the celebration for the 11th time, the event will be more than 200 museums, galleries, art schools and art centers. On this day all of them will work completely for free until late at night. The organizers promise that bored in the queue for the lovers of art do not have: on the street in front of main platforms artists will give performances.

In Moscow participation in the action will be the State Museum of fine arts named after Pushkin, the Tretyakov gallery, the Central Museum of the great Patriotic war Central Museum of musical culture, Bulgakov house, a Museum of modern art «Garage», Museum-estate «Tsaritsyno», Zoological Museum of Moscow University, the theatre «Workshop P. N. Fomenko» Theater on Malaya Bronnaya, Moscow zoo and others.

Only in Russia can participate in the action 80 regions. The main topics of the campaign in 2017 began the 100th anniversary of the 1917 revolution and the Year of ecology in Russia.

Night of the open door

The Tretyakov gallery on Krymsky Val dedicates the program «Night at the Museum» the exhibition «the Thaw»: the Museum on this day will play hits Eduard Khil, Muslim Magomayev, Valentina Tolkunova and other pop stars of that era performed by actors of Theatre of Nations. Visitors will be able to see this exhibition, and the exhibition «Giorgio De Chirico. Metaphysical enlightenment», «Graphics Basil Chekriguina», «Reboot». The gallery will host a marathon of tours, workshops and even a flash mob.

Night at the Museum is traditionally accompanied by bursts, but the national Museum of fine arts named after Pushkin (Pushkin Museum) offers visitors to avoid this: the most erudite visitors will be able to answer questions online test on the history of the Museum and the ongoing exhibitions in order to immediately get into the building.

In the evenings join the quest in the main building of the Museum called «Living Pushkin», which was made up of students of the Club of young art historians, to try yourself in the role of guide, specifying a small video on the topic of exhibits, or any exhibits to look at Greek helmet of the Illyrian type, which will appear in the exhibition exclusively for this event.

Events at the Center for contemporary art «Winery» will unite the space theme. Artists, poets and performers will present their arguments about cosmism and border States — dreams, dreams and dreams. Viewers expect performances from the theatre «Sketches in space» and sculptor of the Novel, Yermakov, group PoemaTheatre and artist of the project, the START of Ivan Krasikov, as well as the performance of the young Director Vasi Berezina, children’s workshops and a new exhibition in the jubilee cycle «Farewell to eternal youth».

Visitors to the design Center Artplay will offer to watch the multimedia exhibition «From Monet to Malevich. The great modernists», including works of sixteen of the most significant representatives of the epoch of modernism, including paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Henri Rousseau, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustav Klimt from over 20 museums around the world.

In addition, the space of the Museum briefly becomes a stage: the actors of the Stanislavsky «Stanislavsky» and the project «Electrocable» promise to send the viewer to the crossroads of two important artistic realities of the modern age — of the Russian Silver age, the European avant-garde, expressionism and futurism.

In the Central Museum of the great Patriotic war, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky will meet with members of the Museum’s stocks, will tell about his attitude to the military history of Russia, and will also sign her books for all comers.

Lectures in the city

The capital «night at the Museum» will be opened at five o’clock in the garden «Hermitage», which will host educational festival «Open lectures». Representatives of leading museums of Moscow will tell visitors about architecture in the era of Catherine II, about scientific ideas and technological developments in the context of artistic projects, will reveal secrets of the art of the future and will share interesting facts about the Russian avant-garde Soviet design and even space. The festival will end with the screening of fragments from the future film Oleg Kulik about the «Burning man» festival, which is held annually in the desert of black Rock in Nevada.

For the first time to the rally this year will join the Moscow Kremlin Museums. In the lecture hall of the reserve at the Manege street will be a special lecture program, which will acquaint visitors with the life of the Museum from the inside. In the framework of the «Museum of history: what hides behind the window», visitors will find stories about the work of restorers, curators of exhibitions and custodians of funds. Also, the staff will talk about the exhibition «Saint Louis and the relics of Sainte-Chapelle».

Night of the open door: the «Thaw» in the Tretyakov gallery and the Pushkin quest© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathcombine Russians a few years was not in the Museum, showed oprosu the Pushkin Museum Pushkin will be held a series of round tables dedicated to the closing of the exhibition «Face to the future: Art from Europe 1945-1968». International experts will hold discussions on the topic of Russian-European inter-Museum cooperation, and will summarize the large-scale project. It is expected to moderate the conversation will be a special representative of Russian President for international cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi.

Night lectures are also open in the Russian Museum of decorative-applied art. Listeners will tell fascinating stories about the shoes, Antiques and handmade carpets.

Russian state youth library, where is held the XVI international festival of drawn stories «kommissia» will be especially interesting for fans of European comics. The library space will house an exhibition of works by artist Hugo Pratt, the Creator of one of the most famous characters Corto Maltesa, the competitive exhibition of Russian authors, a solo exhibition of Scandinavian artist Sanna, Hukkanen from Finland and a memorial exhibition dedicated to the legendary comic Ufa Studio «the Fly».