The festival Museums' Night 2011 will pass in Moscow at 14th of May. About 160 museums will take part in it, make free entrance for visitors and prepare special programs. In addition classical music will be performed on Moscow metro stations. All the museums will be open up to 0:00.
Night in Museum (from Russian)
There're some most interesting art spots and their programs.
Multimedia Art Museum. The offline version of unique Google's art project (www.googleartproject.com). One will be able to see ... read more »
The exhibition of the "Innovation" art contest nominees will be held in the National Center for Contemporary Arts from the 29th of March to the 8th of May. Here's some pictures of the nominees' art works. There was a kind of a scandal with the current short list. Some members of the art community demanded to exclude "War" group from the contest. But it wasn't done. And now "War" is one of the favorites of the competition. If their "Dick" win it'll be funny) Andrey Monastyrsky. The "Corridor of KD" instal... read more »
The short list of nominees of the VI All-Russian contest in the field of contemporary visual art was announced. The organizers of the competition received 287 applications in five categories from 30 regions of Russia this year. The exhibition of the nominees will held in the National Center for Contemporary Arts from the 29th of March to the 8th of May. There's the short lists in the nominations.
A work of visual art
Art group War. "The dick in the captivity of KGB" (St. Petersburg);
Irina Korina. ... read more »
Almost eighty years old the world first museum of architecture was opened in Moscow. It was the Schusev State Museum of Architecture. Now it obtained a status of an "extra valuable object of cultural heritage of people of the Russian Federation". Its collections reflect thousand years of Russian architecture's history, so they are indeed a national treasure. And of course it's worth seeing.
K.S.Alabyan.Pavilion of the USSR at International Exhibition in New-York. 1961Fragment of interior.Paper, pencil... read more »
The weather in Moscow is not very wintry now, it melts. But it's not a reason to not to visit a cute Moscow museum dedicated to the art of felt boots, traditional Russian winter footwear also known as valenki. This museum is quite small, but it has interesting exhibits. Your can order a guided tour there and buy the pair of felt boots in the museum shop.
One ticket to the museum costs just 50 rubles (about 2 usd) but you can have a lot of fun. The address is 2nd Kozhevnichesky lane, 12 (Paveletskaya m... read more »
The halls of the former chocolate factory "Red October" host the first contemporary art fair Cosmoscow, the alternative to the Art Moscow show. About thirty galleries from Russia, Ukraine, European Union and USA take part in Cosmoscow. It's organized by collector and financier Margarita Pushkin and her consultants Vladimir Ovcharenko (Regina gallery) and Volker Diehl (Volker Diehl gallery). The main target of the current art fair is to create a real gallery forum in Moscow as opposed to contemporary cult... read more »
From 17th of September to 13th of October the exhibition of Kandinsky Prize's nominees lasts in Central House of Artist in Moscow. There're three nominations: Project of the Year,Young Artist. Project of the Year,Media-ArtProject.
Here's the long list. Project of the Year
Andrei Kyleshov, Mikhail Ivanov
Rauf Ma... read more »
The 14th international art event Art Moscow 2010 will starttomorrowin the Central House of Artists. It will last up to 26th of September.
Three dozens of galleries from 14 countries will participate in it:Austria, Hungary, Georgia, Germany, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Taiwan, Ukraine, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan andRussia of course) The program of the event includes exhibitions, public discussions, round tables, some special projects and the forum of young collectors.
The views of Art Moscow 2009... read more »
Moscow Center for Contemporary Art Winzavod presents several projects inthe frames ofSecond Biennale ofYoung Art «Stop! Qui Vive?» The part ofthe main program isshown inthe former manufacture ofwhite wine and inthe manufacture ofred wine (Moscow Winzavod islocated inthe spaces offormer winery). Here’re some pictures from these shows.
«Attention! Crossing the border!»
Curators— Alberto Podio, Allegra Ravitstsa (Italy)
Street art, photography, installations.
July, 3th— 25th
Participants: The Bount... read more »
From the 1st of July to the 1st of August the Second Biennale of young art "Stop! Qui vive?" will be held in Moscow. It's one of the largest and ambitious projects on the contemporary Russian art scene The Biennale unites artistic initiatives of the whole Russia, the countries ofnear and far abroad. Leading art centers ofMoscow incollaboration with regional and international partners take part inits preparation and realization.
The key criteria for participant selection is not only the age, but also in... read more »