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CALENDAR: ALL EVENTS - December 2007

  • 12.12.2007 - 06.04.2008

    Faith and Power. Art in the epoch of Ivan the Terrible

    The exhibition, placed in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace, represents artworks which were executed during the reign of Ivan the Terrible, the first ruler of Russia who assumed the title of Tsar. The exposition consists of the exhibits from the Kremlin cathedrals, Armoury Chamber and museum funds, i.e. icons, embroideries, works of silversmiths. The display reveals the interaction between art and cultural wealth, when forms and artistic features of items are closely connected to the spiritual feeling and religious subject matter.

  • 17.10.2007 - 13.01.2008

    Porcelain ware and ceramics of the Imperial Porcelain Factory from the collection of the State Hermitage Museum

    Outstanding porcelain artworks by makers, painters and sculptures of the Imperial Porcelain Factory are represented in the exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry. Lots of them are exhibited in Moscow for the first time. The collection includes items related to the Imperial family of the Romanovs and reveals the preferences of the rulers and their fancy for art. The most noteworthy articles are snuff-boxes as customary attributes of high life in the middle of the XVIIIth century and component items of the personal porcelain service of Empress Elizabeth, executed in Baroque style.

  • 19.11.2007 - 27.02.2008

    The Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church

    The exhibition, placed in the Cross Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace, is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the restoration of patriarchate in Russia. It represents artworks which reveal dramatic and gala occasions of the Russian history. Unique papers, photographs and paraphernalia, belonged to metropolitans and patriarchies, illustrate their way of life, traditions and social activity. The visitors will see luxurious patriarchal vestments, sometimes executed by request of Tsars, precious church plate by the Tsars’ silversmiths as well as icons of the remarkable icon painters.