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December 31, 2021, 07:55

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The expositions were presented by the State Darwin Museum, the Ilya Glazunov Gallery, the Gulag History Museum, the Multimedia Art Museum and others.

This year on the portal “Museum Moscow Online” 189 new expositions and over 12.8 thousand exhibits appeared. The service has also been joined by the Moscow Exhibition Halls association.

In 2021, the portal was visited by about 150 thousand unique users. The most popular were the pages of the Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve, the Kuskovo Estate Museum, the Borodino Battle Museum-Panorama, the Museum of Moscow and the Alexander Shilov Gallery.

“More than 720 exhibitions are already available on the Museum Moscow Online portal, and the number of exhibits has exceeded 82 thousand. Today, the resource allows you to visit 43 museums and galleries in Moscow remotely: the site contains photographs of rare exhibits of various topics and directions, video tours, manuscripts and much more. In the latest collections, users can see amazing shells of mollusks, from which mother of pearl and pearls are born, without leaving home, see unique illustrations by Ilya Glazunov for the works of Nikolai Nekrasov and Fyodor Dostoevsky, “the press service said

Department of Information Technologies of Moscow

New exhibitions on the project’s website were presented by the State Darwin Museum, the Ilya Glazunov Gallery, the State Museum of the History of the Gulag, “Multimedia Art Museum” and others.

For instance, at a virtual exhibition The gallery of Ilya Glazunov, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fyodor Dostoevsky, contains graphic portraits of the main characters of the novel “The Idiot”, as well as illustrations for the works “Demons” and “The Brothers Karamazov”. One more expositionThe gallery is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Nekrasov – here are collected illustrations by Ilya Glazunov for the works “Frost, Red Nose”, “Who Lives Well in Russia”, “Railroad” and other works of the writer.

The new online exhibition of the “Multimedia Art Museum” will tell about the history of photographs of the magazine “Ogonyok”… The exhibition “Life as a Holiday” was timed to coincide with the 115th anniversary of the publication. The portal presents the best works of Soviet journalists who sought to show on the pages of the magazine the happiest man in the happiest country.

An exhibition appeared in the GULAG History Museum about the history of the creation of the garden of memory, Conceived as a continuation of the museum’s exposition. It is a place for walking and reflection, dedicated to the memory of the people who suffered from the massive repression. The exposition of the exhibition includes photographs of preparatory work for the creation of a garden, shots of tree planting, as well as archival documents and photographs of unique exhibits of the museum.

Darwin Museum presented part of the exhibits “Pearls and mother of pearl”… Within the framework of the exposition, you can see shells of mollusks and their pearls, as well as jewelry, traditional costume, religious objects, works of decorative and applied art and modern art.

“Museum Moscow Online” – a project of the Department of Culture and the Department of Information Technologies of the city of Moscow. This is a virtual collection of exhibits from museums in the capital. New exhibitions, photographs of rare items from museum collections and their descriptions regularly appear on the portal. The resource allows you to view photos and add collections to your own thematic albums. Also, users can order high-resolution images and leave comments.

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

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