Moscow museums have been participating in Museum Night since 2007. Museum Night is an opportunity not only to visit museums for free, but also to attend lectures, workshops, and concerts at museums. This year’s theme is ‘Masterpieces from the Vaults’.
Early to mid-May is the best time to enjoy the beautiful blossoms in the Moscow region. Apple trees, cherry trees, lilacs and dozens of other blooming plants and flowers can be seen not only in the suburbs, but also at many of Moscow’s parks and gardens. Here are a few of our favourites.
Lili Di Puppo, Assistant Professor at the HSE School of Sociology, is sharing some tips on practicing yoga in Moscow.
This spring and early summer offers us the opportunity to visit an extensive Vasily Vereshchagin exhibition, as well as portraits made by some of the greatest Russian painters of their wives.
‘The Old Apartment’ exhibition brings to life the interiors of Moscow apartments through the use of artifacts and documents from the Museum of Moscow’s collection.
Since Russia’s main winter holiday is the New Year and Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on January 7, the holiday season in Moscow has only just started. The city is now continuing its tradition of street events with the ‘Journey to Christmas’ festival.
Moscow is one of the northernmost megacities in the world. Tim Jaekel, Assistant Professor at the School of Public Administration, is sharing some tips on how to handle the winter here.
The exhibition ‘Kazimir Malevich. Not only Black Square’ at the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman pavilion at VDNH is dedicated to Kazimir Malevich (1879–1935), a reformer of Russian arts and originator of the Suprematist movement.