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We are studying the plans of Moscow museums for the first month of summer.

The Museum of Russian Lubok invites you to think about the mustachioed and striped, the Darwin Museum turns to the history of its relations with visitors, the Bulgakov Museum studies the history of the Moscow Art show “The Last Days”, and in the “Multimedia Art Museum” and the Manege the biennale “Fashion and Style in Photography “. Read about these and other new exhibitions in the article.

When planning a cultural outing, keep in mind the rules that will help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visitors must wear masks and gloves and maintain social distance. No more than 50 people can be in the halls at the same time, so cultural institutions sell tickets for sessions.

“Bestiary” at the State Darwin Museum

Address: Vavilova Street, 57

Dates: until August 15

Age limit: 6+

Every summer for the past 25 years, the Darwin Museum has been hosting an exhibition of works by animal artists “Bestiary”… At the end of each, part of the exhibits remains in the funds – thus the tradition of collecting animalistic art, begun by the founders of the museum, Nadezhda Ladygina-Kots and Alexander Kots, continues.

This year, curator Pyotr Khokhlovkin does not limit the exhibitors to a narrow topic – since June 1, the museum’s greenhouse displays sculptures, paintings and graphics, embodying images of both real representatives of flora and fauna, and fictional ones.

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“History of Izmailovsky Island” in the Museum-Estate “Izmailovo”

Address: town named after Bauman, house 2, building 14

Dates: until March 31, 2022

Age limit: 6+

Exhibition is devoted to the history of the former royal patrimony – Izmailovsky Island – from the moment of its creation to the October Revolution, which abolished private property. For two and a half centuries, the island managed to visit both a field for agronomic experiments of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, and the estate of young Peter I, and the summer residence of Anna Ioannovna and survived a period of oblivion that began at the end of the 18th century. In the 19th century, on the initiative of Nicholas I, the island became a haven for aged officers and soldiers.

Among the exhibits are a series of botanical illustrations from the time of Alexei Mikhailovich, materials related to the discovery by Peter I of an old English boat, “the grandfather of the Russian fleet”, household items related to the stay in the residence of Anna Ioannovna. Nicholas times at the exhibition illustrates a recreated corner of the interior of the front rooms, as well as items of officer and soldier’s life.

“Museum: Guestbook” at the State Darwin Museum

Address: Vavilova Street, 57

Dates: until August 8

Age limit: 6+

On June 1, another one was opened at the Darwin Museum ExhibitionDedicated to the traditions of the museum – for almost 100 years, they have carefully collected feedback from visitors. Excerpts from the most interesting reviews from the 1920s to the present, presented along with archival and contemporary photographs, show how the museum and its visitors have evolved.

One of the oldest exhibits is the gratitude left in 1911 by the students of the Moscow Higher Courses for Women to the young teacher Alexander Kots for the lecture. At that time, the Darwin Museum could fit in one room – an auxiliary study room for the courses. Since the 1920s, when the museum was already open to all comers, special guest books began to be created in it – each is carefully preserved to this day.

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Exhibitions within the Biennale “Fashion and Style in Photography – 2021” at the “Multimedia Art Museum”

Dates: June 2 – July 10 (“Fashion on Catwalks and Sidewalks” and “Light Machines”), June 2 – August 29 (“There is one goal here – to deliver entertainment”, “Erwin Olaf. Shanghai – Palm Springs”)

Address: Ostozhenka Street, 16

Age limit: 12+

June 2 “Multimedia Art Museum” opens four new exhibitions in the framework of the Biennale “Fashion and Style in Photography – 2021”… The Fashion on Catwalks and Sidewalks exhibition will feature 150 photographs of legendary American fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, who has proven that so-called street fashion is just as interesting as fashion shows. The exhibition “Here is the only goal – to deliver entertainment” shows pictures taken by several photographers in the iconic British holiday centers “Batlin” in the 1960s and 1970s. Erwin Olaf’s exhibition includes two series of photographs – “Shanghai” (2017) and “Palm Springs” (2018), in both, the artist explores the problems of modern civilization and their consequences – loneliness, loss, disunity. At the exhibition “Light Machines” by the Swiss photographer of Georgian origin Koki Ramishvili will be shown footage referring to paintings by Giorgio de Chirico and sculptures by Constantin Brancusi.

New exhibitions of the Biennale “Fashion and Style in Photography – 2021” in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manezh”

Address: Manezhnaya square, building 1

Dates: June 9 – July 28

Age limit: 18+

Five more exhibitions within biennale will open on June 8 at the Manege. Among them are both retrospectives of the classics of world photography and the works of young authors. The exposition “The Brilliant Era” of the Italian model and fashion photographer Alberta Tiburzi will present photographs taken in the late 1970s and 1980s for Italian fashion magazines. At the exhibition of the Russian photographer Olga Michi “The Vulnerables” it will be possible to get acquainted with the project of the same name, dedicated to the theme of preserving the culture of the peoples of the North, Asia and Africa. The projects “Not for everyone” by stylist Vadim Galaganov and photographer Damir Zhukenov, “Flooded Zone” by Anastasia Samoilova and “Eyes as saucers” by the Finnish-Norwegian creative duo Riita Ikonen and Karolin Yort will also be presented.

“Life is not the same without a cat” at the Museum of Russian Lubok and Naive Art

Dates: until October 31

Address: Soyuzny prospect, 15a

Age limit: 0+

IN exposition, dedicated to cats, cats and kittens, includes pictures from the funds and specially sent by the authors at the request of the museum. Naive artists generally like to depict representatives of the animal world, and they have a special attitude towards the cat family. Naïves endow animals with their own traits or traits of beloved or foes, depict their pets with tenderness, and also place them in a religious or mythological context.

“Bulgakov and Pushkin” in the State Museum of MA Bulgakov

Dates: June 6 – August 26

Address: Bolshaya Sadovaya street, 10

Age limit: 0+

On the birthday of Alexander Pushkin, the Bulgakov Museum opens exhibitionDedicated to the Pushkin theme in the works of his hero. In the works of Bulgakov, sometimes Pushkin’s lines, then characters, then he himself appear. In 1935, in co-authorship with Vikentiy Veresaev, Bulgakov began writing a play about Pushkin (in 1943, after the death of the writer, the Moscow Art Theater will stage the play “The Last Days” based on it). Bulgakov places the death of the poet in the center of the plot of the play, interpreting it in a peculiar way: a conspiracy is woven around Pushkin, and friends and relatives are busy with themselves. The exhibition presents documents related to the history of the creation of the play, photographs of the production and other materials that reveal Bulgakov’s view of Pushkin’s biography.

“Literary Moscow of Mikhail Bulgakov” in the State Museum of MA Bulgakov

Dates: June 6 – November 28

Address: Bolshaya Sadovaya street, 10

Age limit: 0+

Another new Exhibition Museum will tell about places in Moscow associated with the biography and works of Bulgakov, as well as about his circle of contacts – writers Yuri Olesha, Valentina Kataev, Yuri Slezkin, Alexei Tolstoy and others.

“Wonderful home, I swear!” Moscow addresses of Mikhail Bulgakov

“Negrafskie Sheremetevs” in the museum-estate “Kuskovo”

Dates: June 9 – September 12

Address: Yunosti street, 2

Age limit: 0+

The exhibition is dedicated to representatives of two non-graph branches of a vast clan descending from the two younger brothers of Count Boris Sheremetev – Fedor (1655-1722) and Vladimir (1668-1737). Thanks to kinship marriages, the branches have intertwined several times over the course of two centuries; intermarried with the Musins-Pushkins, Bobrinsky, Golitsins, Muravyovs, Stroganovs, Stolypins, the Sheremetevs never left their large family.

Painting and graphic portraits from the museum’s collection, as well as copies from photographs from the collections of museums in Moscow and the Moscow region, will help expand the idea of ​​the Sheremetev family from the 19th to the beginning of the 20th century. Particularly noteworthy are photographs with handwritten signatures of the last owner of the Kuskovo estate, Count Sergei Sheremetev, as well as old views of the Mikhailovsky and Pokrovsky estates, which previously belonged to the “Negrafsky Sheremetevs”.

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“Art glass of the” Neman “plant” in the museum-estate “Kuskovo”

Dates: June 9 – October 24

Address: Yunosti street, 2

Age limit: 0+

Simultaneously with the “Negrafskie Sheremetevs” in Kuskovo will open an exhibition dedicated to the art glass of one of the most famous enterprises in Eastern Europe – the glass factory “Neman”. For the first time, a collection of works from the funds of the Museum of Ceramics, belonging to the two most striking periods in the history of the plant’s development, will be presented almost in full.

The first section is devoted to the years 1921–1939, when the plant was located on the territory of the Polish Republic and its products were created in accordance with general Western European trends. The second, main section presents the plant’s products manufactured in Soviet times. Here are the works of several generations of Neman artists – Vladimir Murakhver, Lyudmila Myagkova, Sylvia Raudvee, Vladimir Zhokhov, Valentina Dzivinskaya, Anatoly Fedorkov, Olga Sazykina and Tatyana Malysheva.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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