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.
The first wide-scale retrospective of El Lissitzky, one of the leading artists of the Russian and European avant-garde, is currently taking place as part of a joint project between the State Tretyakov Gallery and the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center.
2018 has been designated as the The Year of Japan in Russia. As we approach it, three exhibitions of renowned Japanese artists are taking place in Moscow. Don’t miss the last month of Keiichi Tanaami’s pop art exhibition with free admission; check the much-talked about Takashi Murakami exposition at Garage; and prepare to meet Hayao Miyazaki’s characters in December.
The night of November 4 – 5 is Art Night in Moscow. Museums, theaters, and even a cathedral are offering something special after sunset for all those who enjoy the culture and the arts.
This exhibition, located at the HSE building on Staraya Basmannaya Ulitsa, near the Mandelstam Centre, tells the story of all the important stages in the poet’s life and work. It features photos, announcements of poetry nights, and documents testifying to Mandelstam’s arrest and death, as well as comments by the poet’s contemporaries.
This October the world looks back on 100 years since the 1917 Revolution in Russia. Most Moscow cultural spaces have prepared events and exhibitions that urge the viewers to learn more about the revolution and to contemplate its role in Russian and global history.