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HSE Art & Design School Invites You to UTOP-TOP-TOPIA Exhibition at HSE ART Gallery

HSE Art & Design School Invites You to UTOP-TOP-TOPIA Exhibition at HSE ART Gallery
The HSE ART Gallery is opening its second season with an animation and illustration exhibition by first-year students. The exhibition was prepared as part of a course designed and taught by Russian artist Pavel Pepperstein in HSE’s Art & Design School this spring.

Lavra Trail: Russian Pilgrim’s Way

Lavra Trail: Russian Pilgrim’s Way
This hiking route in the Moscow region attracts not only Orthodox pilgrims, but also hikers and tourists from different countries interested in exploring Russian nature and history.

Open Summer Festivals in Moscow

Open Summer Festivals in Moscow
The first month of summer may have already passed, but there is still time to discover and enjoy Moscow’s varied cultural programme. This year, public spaces and parks have prepared a flower festival, a brass band festival, open theatre rehearsals, and a Russian cuisine festival.

'Comrades of Light' Exhibition Opens at HSE Art Gallery

On June 18, the HSE Art Gallery opened a new exhibition, Comrades of Light, a full-scale installation simulating the space of a Soviet apartment with barely noticeable mutations and distortions. Within this space an alternative history of the Soviet Union unfolds on a sequence of matchbox labels, some of which are copies of real labels from the 1950-80s, and some of which are the creations of project authors Alexandra Kuzetsova and Darya Dolgopolova.

Our Favourite Moscow Museums: Off the Beaten Path. Part 3

Leo Tolstoy House Museum
We have already told you about some of our favourite technology and art museums in Moscow. In this, the third installment of our museum guide, we ‘d like to tell you about some Moscow museums that are great for literature and history lovers, as well as a couple of unusual museums that used to be home to prominent writers, artists and composers.

How to Use the Moscow City Bike Rental

How to Use the Moscow City Bike Rental
If you’ve been to Moscow, you’ve probably noticed a lot of automated bike rental stations in the centre (in 2019, they are grey bikes branded with VTB bank ads). Bike rental is a great option for short trips around the city in the warm weather. Below are some brief instructions on how to use these bikes.

Museum of Moscow to Host Graduation Festival by HSE Art and Design School

From June 20 to 27, the Museum of Moscow and the HSE Art and Design School will hold the HSE ART AND DESIGN Festival 2019, a graduation show. The project authors and curators for the event are HSE Art and Design School students, graduates and lecturers.

Times & Epochs: Live History in Moscow Streets and Parks

Times & Epochs: Live History in Moscow Streets and Parks
The next ‘Times & Epochs’ historical re-enactment festival, will take place in Moscow from June 8th – 16th. Travel to Medieval Europe in Kolomenskoe Park or meet Old Russian merchants on Strastnoy Boulevard: there’s a huge variety of locations and eras to discover.

Our Favourite Moscow Museums: Off the Beaten Path. Part 2

Lumiere Brothers Gallery
While St. Petersburg is considered the ‘cultural capital’ of Russia, Moscow competes with it in the number of arts museums and world-renowned exhibitions. In the second installment of our museum guide, we have compiled a list of arts museums, all of which are a great addition to the must-see programme that includes the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Art Museum.

HSE Lyceum Sophomore Creates Video Short for Museum of Moscow Exhibition

A video created by Polina Sotnikova, a student of the ‘Design’ programme at the HSE Lyceum, is being shown as part of the interactive exhibit Gogol in Moscow, which runs until June 2. The work, created in a motion design style, is currently being shown in the museum’s exhibit hall, which attracted tens of thousands of people on Museum Night.