ELEGANCE AND SPLENDOUR OF ART DECO. The Kyoto Costume Institute, Jewelry Houses Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels
The Moscow Kremlin Museums introduce an exhibition “Elegance and Splendour of Art Deco. The Kyoto Costume Institute, Jewelry Houses Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels”. It will be the first time when the collection of women’s clothing by haute couture European houses of the Art Deco period from the Kyoto Costume Institute (Japan) will be demonstrated in Russia.
Vasily Konovalenko: A Sculptor of Gems
See the collection of gem sculptures, drawings and theatrical sketchers of the remarkable Vasily Konovalenko (1929-1989).
JEWELS INSPIRED BY NATURE. ILGIZ F.
The Moscow Kremlin Museums present the exhibition “Jewels inspired by Nature. Ilgiz F.”. On display are masterpieces by Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, contemporary Russian jeweler.
Boris Godunov. From a Courtier to the Sovereign of All Russia
For the first time, the exhibition held in the Assumption Belfry and the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace of the Moscow Kremlin is dedicated to one of the greatest figures in the Russian history – Boris Godunov. He was a man of marked individuality, whose amazing and tragic life has been attracting historians and litterateurs for a long time. The sovereign’s image is depicted in various works of art, music and drama.
European Orders of Knighthood
This exhibition presents insignia of European Orders of Knighthood, from the collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums, from the prominent private collection of Andrei Khazin and pieces of insignia of the Order of the Garter from the Royal Collectionbestowed upon Emperor Alexander II. The other contributors to thisproject are the Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Empire (now a part of the Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation) which is lending rare documentsandthe State Historical Museum which is lendingportraits of members of the Russian Imperial Family.
Memory of the Victory. Awards of World War II
The exhibition in the Front hall of the Armoury Chamber, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, represents orders and medals of the USSR from the collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums. The awards were conferred on soldiers, seamen and officers for outstanding heroism, generals and admirals - for skillful generalship, and rear workers for selfless labour during the Great Patriotic War.
Map of Russia. Milestones in history
The Moscow Kremlin Museums hosts a historical exhibition to reveal the phenomenon of Russia as the largest state in the world, which has been preserving its status since the late XVIIth century. The exposition incorporates remarkable masterpieces of the XIVth—early XXth centuries, which are to present the history of the development of Russia, full of dramatic events, wars, dynastic and political collisions, outstanding achievements in various fields.
The World War I: forgotten feats, heroes and awards of the Russian Army. "On heroism, exploits and glory…"
The exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the World War I, incorporates memorial items from the Kremlin Armoury collection.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Manifest of the New Style
The Moscow Kremlin Museums introduce to the Russian public the oeuvre of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868–1928) — an outstanding Scottish architect, painter and designer. Having graduated the Glasgow School of Art, Mackintosh with time became one of the most significant epresentatives of Art Nouveau in British architecture. His works had a serious impact on the development of European architecture and design throughout the XXth century.
India. Jewels that Enchanted the World
Some three hundred resplendent masterpieces of jewelry of the sixteenth- to twentieth-century from many museum and private collections of Europe, Asia, and the United States are brought together to showcase the range and variety of cultural traditions of India's jewelry-making art.
Coronations and Anointing of Russian Tsars and Emperors at the Moscow Kremlin
Composed of almost 400 historical relics of high artistic merit, from pieces of state regalia to rarely seen archival documents, photographs and etchings, the exhibition is intended to reveal the atmosphere of coronations and consecration ceremonies in Russia as well as to explore the evolution of these solemn rituals throughout several centuries.
The Exposition with One Masterpiece. "Saint George" by Andrea Mantegna
The Moscow Kremlin Museums in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Italy in Moscow introduce to the Russian audience one of the most distinguished painting of the Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna - "Saint George". Serving as an embodiment of courage, nobleness and selfless service, the image of Saint George was always highly esteemed by the Russian people, therefore the exposition, presenting such a masterpiece, is considered to be of great cultural value. The project gives a unique opportunity to enjoy the artistic merit of the Mantegna's masterpiece, and, taking into consideration the fact that not a single Russian museum hosts paintings by Andrea Mantegna, one of the most outstanding figures in Early Renaissance painting, the exposition in the front hall of the Armoury Chamber is definitely worthy of visiting.
The project, incorporating masterpieces from the IVth to XVth centuries, was intended to mark the publication of a fundamental scientific catalogue "Byzantine Antiquities in the Moscow Kremlin Museums" - the result of the interdisciplinary research conducted by art historians, linguists, archeologists and restorers. New and more precise attribution, given to the artifacts during the compilation of the catalogue’s materials and investigation of the Kremlin funds, archeological finds, recovered during excavations within the precincts of the Moscow Kremlin, and the museum’s acquisitions of antiquities have enriched the collection of Byzantine art, which gives a fairly full reflection on the peculiarities of Byzantine culture and includes a number of works that are fundamental for its history.
Gifts to the Moscow Kremlin Museums. Brilliants of "ALROSA" in the Russian avant-garde style
The exposition, placed in the front hall of the Armoury Chamber, serves as a presentation of a remarkable collection "Brilliants designed in the Russian avant-garde style" of 2011, granted by the Joint Stock Company ALROSA to the Moscow Kremlin Museums. Therefore 30 precious masterpieces have become integrated into the collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums Fund for Contemporary Art. The exhibition includes the most part of the museum's recent acquisitions received from the company ALROSA. Each article reveals the beauty of the most popular precious stones - diamonds - thanks to the peculiarity of the artistic manner, which incorporates stylized avant-garde motifs and forms, and a successful combination of "ancient" jewellery materials with modern innovative techniques and design.
The Art of Restoration at the Moscow Kremlin Museums
A new exhibition, being held in the Assumption Belfry, incorporates outstanding artworks from the Moscow Kremlin Museums’ collection, that have passed through the hands of restorers over the last ten - fifteen years. The exposition serves as a representation of the profound research and scientific work, being carrying out in the museum but still staying a veiled mystery to our visitors. Ninety five XIVth-XXth century masterpieces, made from various materials and finished with various techniques, are exposed at the exhibition. The museums’ specialists, having mastered to perfection the art of restoration, successfully employ current technologies and innovations in the restoration industry and show an exquisite workmanship in renovating artworks and historical artifacts. Their diligence and proficiency gave us an opportunity to admire the beauty and splendour of the restored items therefore to learn more about our past.
Grand Prince of all Rus Ivan III
The exhibition, being held in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, covers the time under the Grand Prince of Moscow Ivan III (1462-1505). His reign was marked by the overthrow of the dominance of the Golden Horde over the Rus and the gathering of Russian lands around Moscow as a political centre, which laid the foundations of the Russian state. However, the personality of Ivan III and his contribution to the development of Russia was not fully appreciated by his descendants.
The "Golden Age" of the English Court: From Henry VIII to Charles I
The Moscow Kremlin Museums host a specially selected exhibition, dedicated the "Golden Age" of Tudor and Early Stuart court, in its two exhibition halls - the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace. The project, covering the period from the young Henry VIII’s accession to the throne to the execution of Charles I in 1649, explores the emergence of the royal court as an unparalleled center of power, ceremony, patronage and culture under the Early Tudors and emphasizes the significance of their personal tastes in introducing Italianate Renaissance culture to England. The exposition incorporates the most distinguished items from the British national collections of paintings and drawings, portrait miniature, jewellery, precious tableware, arms and armour, textiles, rare books and prints. The delicate works of Italian Renaissance art and Baroque masterpieces give an insight into various aspects of the English court culture of the epoch.
The Kremlin in 1812. War and Peace
The exposition, placed in the Front hall of the Armoury Chamber, is timed to the 200th anniversary of the Russia's victory in the Patriotic War of 1812. The French invasion of Moscow involved the destiny of the country and of the Armoury Chamber as well - a newly established museum with a precious collection of the Kremlin treasuries and relics, which was founded only six years before the war. The museum staff witnessed all the tragic moments related to the Napoleon's campaign for entering Moscow, when the Russian Army retreated, the citizens largely evacuated Moscow and the city was decided to be abandoned and, furthermore, to be burnt. They honourably performed their duties to their service and country and managed to take the museum collection out of the city and keep it safe. The history of the Moscow evacuation, the nobleness of the Russian troops and greatness of the Russian spirit are the research issue to be explored within the exhibition.
Treasure of the Order of Malta. Nine centuries of "Defence of the Faith and assistance to the poor and the suffering"
The exhibition, held in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, incorporates a collection of precious items and historical relics, which are related to the world's oldest surviving order of chivalry - The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, commonly known as the Order of Malta. The remarkable artworks, having been dispersed all over the world through the centuries, today are brought together in one exhibition space to reveal to the audience some heroic pages in the history of the Order of Malta, which remains true to its inspiring principles, summarized in the motto: “Defence of the faith and assistance to the poor and the suffering”. About 200 exhibits from various museums, archives and private collections are on display, including those of Russia, Malta, Italy and France.
The iconostasis from the Assumption Cathedral of the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery
Only four Russian iconostases of the XVth century have been preserved till nowadays and one of them is being exposed in the Moscow Kremlin Museums. The masterpiece from the Assumption Cathedral of the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery is a fine example of the Russian classical iconostasis, which reveals the main spiritual concept of such kind of artwork, consisting in the connection between earth and heaven by means of saints’ prayers.
Henry Moore and the Classic Canon of Modern Sculpture
The Kremlin museums' exhibition halls - the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace - host a specially selected exhibition dedicated to a legendary British artist of the XXth century Henry Moore. His works are being preserved in the world’s largest museums and his monumental sculptures are located around the world as public works of art. The exhibition is to give a retrospective of the Moore's career and oeuvre, from his early carvings in stone, wood and marble, to experiments into biomorphic surrealism in the 1930s, investigations into constructivism, abstract and figurative sculptures from the 1980s. The display also includes a remarkable collection of Moor’s graphics and drawings as well as fabrics tapestries, crafted according to his designs.
500 Years' history of the European watch
The exhibition, placed in the Front hall of the Armoury Chamber, is a collaborative cultural project, organized by the Moscow Kremlin museums with the assistance of the Foundation de la Haute Horlogerie - the world's pre-eminent leader in the promotion of the values and culture of Fine Watchmaking in the main international markets. The exposition comprises over 60 meticulously selected timepieces from the largest European collections and museums, which serve as a brilliant example of the technical and artistic creativity of European watchmakers from the XVIth to the XXth century.
Poiret - King of Fashion
For the first time in Russia the exposition, placed in the exhibition halls of the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, presents the oeuvre of the distinguished French fashion designer Paul Poiret.
The Medici Treasury. From collections of the Silver Museum and other museums of Florence
The exhibition in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace is held as one of the cultural projects within the cross-cultural collaborative programme which marks the Year of Italian Language and Culture in Russia. Over 100 unique masterpieces of the XVth-XVIIIth centuries are on display: exhibits from the famous Medici Treasury of the Silver Museum in the Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi Gallery and from collections of the other Florentine museums. The project reveals social activities for culture and taste for art of the Medici collectors, beginning with Lorenzo the Magnificent to Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, who has bequeathed the Medici’s remarkable art collection to the Tuscan state. The visitors are to observe outstanding samples of glyptic art, stone carving, Florentine mosaics, precious pieces of ivory, bronze and jewellery. The display is completed with personal belongings and portraits of the representatives of all generations of the noble Medici dynasty.
Carl Fabergé and Masters of stone carving. Russian masterpieces of semi-precious stones
The exposition, placed in the Moscow Kremlin Assumption Belfry incorporates outstanding artworks made from semi-precious stones. The exhibition project covers not only masterpieces by remarkable Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé, but also precious items executed by his renowned contemporaries - Alexey K. Denisov-Uralsky, Avenir Sumin and Ivan Britsyn, who frequently supplied the Court with lapidary articles and minerals. Pieces of workmanship from the Imperial Lapidary Factories of Yekateringburg, Peterhof, Kolyvan, the firm of Verfel and the Ural workshops are also on display. Exhibits, worthy of special attention, have been crafted by stonecutters of the famous Faberge firm, who mastered to perfection Russian techniques of working industrial, coloured stones.
The Neapolitan Nativity scenes (Presepio)
The exhibition comprising masterpieces of the art of Presepio - a three dimensional representation of the birth of Jesus Christ – is timed to the New year celebrations and marks the year 2011 which has been declared the Year of Italian Language and Culture in Russia. Presepe is a tableau of Christ's Nativity, composed of mobile hand-made figurines by craftsmen of the House of Bourbon. The exposition presents the most well-known Nativity scenes, including the Annunciation to the shepherds, Tavern scene, Mauritanian carnival, Greens market, Textile market. All the sculptured compositions serve as detailed vignettes which portray contemporary life in the XVIIIth century Naples. Each of the exposed scenes, being both a remarkable work of art and an ethnographical relic, reveals the beauty and splendour of the Neapolitan Presepio.
Sovereign Knights. Foreign Orders of Russian Emperors
The exhibition in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace presents foreign decorations belonged to Russian sovereigns from the Moscow Kremlin funds. Decorating the Russian monarchs with foreign orders can be regarded as an act of diplomatic recognition of the Russian State as one of the leading powerful countries of Europe, the Middle East and Far East, Asia and America.
The Art of René Lalique
For the first time in Russia outstanding artworks by French painter René Lalique are on display. Within the history of European jeweller's art his name is closely related to the formation and development of the delicate Art Nouveau style at the turn of the XIXth century.
Symbols of Glory – decorations of the Soviet military leaders
The exhibition, placed in the Front Hall of the Armoury Chamber, was organized on the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Its exposition explores artistic and historical value of various soviet decorations, instituted during the war, which became the symbols of a great victory gained by the Russian people over the aggressor. The exhibition presents the collection of Orders and medals from the Kremlin museums' funds, the most noteworthy of which are the highest military decorations – medals of the Order of Victory and of the Order of Glory of three classes.
Recent acquisitions of the Moscow Kremlin museums
The exhibition, placed in the Front Hall of the Armoury Chamber, is timed to the New Year's holiday. Its exposition serves as an expression of gratitude to different organizations and persons who assisted in replenishing of the Moscow Kremlin museum's collection with new outstanding exhibits. The displayed items include artworks executed by the world-known jewellery firms of Faberge, F. Lorie, F. Kochly, K. Bock, as well as articles from the Imperial Porcelain Manufacture. All the pieces are of delicate workmanship and of great historical and artistic value.
The decisive battle. On the occasion of the 300th Anniversary of the Battle of Poltava
The exhibition, placed in the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, is correlated with a celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the greatest event in the Russian history of the XVIIIth century - the Battle of Poltava. The project participants are the world-known museums. About 160 unique items form the Kremlin collections are on display, i.e. the portraits of persons involved in the Great Northern War, officer decorations, gold commemorative medals, pieces of Russian and Swedish arms of the early XVIIIth century, personal equipment belonged to Charles XII, Peter I and his companions, artworks by Russian silversmiths and enamelled items, dedicated to themes of Poltava. The exhibits, worthy of particular attention, are the trophies, captured by Russian troops during the Battle: flags, kettledrums, drums, banners' peaks, arms and Swedish officer decorations.
Free Imperial city of Augsburg. The centuries-old history of magnificence
The exhibition in the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace presents more than 200 outstanding artworks by makers of Augsburg of the XVIth-XVIIIth centuries. Since the Renaissance this free Imperial city has been one of the major European centers. The exposition comprises precious pieces executed by renowned goldsmiths, painted Meissen porcelain, ivory carvings, remarkable Augsburg mechanical watches, engravings. It also includes a rare collection of sculpture, the pride of which is a relief depicting Mother of God and a Child, executed by Hans Dauher in 1520 for Manuel I of Portugal.
History of the Moscow Kremlin Museums presented in photographs
The opening of the exhibition in the Front Hall of the Armoury Chamber coincides with the International Museum Day - May, 18. It represents a history of the Moscow Kremlin Museums depicted in photos of 1919-2009, most of which have never been exhibited. Some of the pictures are not the artworks of professional photography but were taken by the Museum's workers as a vivid illustration of the most interesting moments in the Kremlin and his museums history.
Helmet of Ivan the Terrible
A unique sample of the mid-XVIth century Russian weapon art is going to be exhibited in the Front Hall of the Armoury Chamber. It is the helmet of Tsar Ivan the Terrible from the Royal Armoury collection in Stockholm, the oldest museum of Sweden, - a masterpiece, which is remarkable both for the name of its owner and for its destiny, related to important events in the history of Russia, Sweden and Poland. The Royal Armoury in Stockholm is the oldest museum of Sweden with a collection containing masterpieces of jewellery making and weapon art, i.e. royal treasuries, arms and armour of high historical and cultural value. One the most distinguished exhibits of the museum is the helmet of Russian Tsar Ivan IV.
Treasury of the World. Jewelled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals
Display in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin presents the collection of treasuries from the Kuwait National Museum, including articles of the Mughal rulers of India of the XVIth-XVIIIth centuries. The exhibition is a part of a long-term project "Royal and Imperial treasuries in the Moscow Kremlin". Its exposition with more than 250 artworks of the Mughal period, i.e. jewellery of personal adornment, precious weapons, carved jade and crystal bowls finished with precious stones, reveals variety of techniques and craftsmanship of the Indian makers, especially technique of enameling and inlaying. The most impressive items are the precious stones inscribed with the titles of their imperial owners or decorated with delicate ornamental carving.
The Art of the Sublime Porte
The exhibition in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace is fully dedicated to the art of the Sublime Port from the XVIth to XVIIth centuries. Consisting of more than 80 exhibits it is based on a unique Kremlin collection of the Turkish artworks executed in the period of active diplomatic and trade relations between Russia and the Ottoman Empire. The exposition includes ancient arms, luxurious horse trappings, articles decorated with precious metals and stones, embroidered textiles and some articles of the Russian Tsars' regalia, such as orb and staff by the Istanbul makers which belonged to Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich.
The Buccellati heritage. Timeless art of jewellery
The exhibition in the Assumption Belfry presents jewellery artworks of the world-renowned Italian company, established by Mario Buccellati, a goldsmith of Milan, in 1919. Having mastered the art of metal working and jewellery making he developed his own style, improved traditional techniques and decorative methods. Among the 150 exhibited articles, executed by Mario Buccellati and his sun Gianmaria, you will see precious rings, bracelets and brooches, jewellery sets, figured silver items, decorative cups and many other artworks from private and museums' collections of Milan, Florence, the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, etc. The display, illustrating the history and evolution of the Buccellati production, is one of the projects, organized by the Moscow Kremlin museums to represent the greatest jewellery firms of the XXth century to the Russian audience.
Two centuries of British fashion from the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection
The exhibition, placed in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, represents a remarkable historical collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in England, London. It covers two centuries of British fashionable dress and reveals the history and evolution of high fashion and styles during this period. One can see elegant rococo gowns and petticoats, court mantuas and domestic robes of the XVIIIth century, walking suits and riding habits, streamy, almost transparent tunics of the so-called naked fashion, mantles and capes of the late XIXth century. Accessories of different materials, decorated with precious stones, metals and outstanding hand-sewn lace, are worthy of particular attention. The display includes luxurious fans, tiny parasols, embroidered handkerchiefs, woman's and man's shoes, headwear and bags.
Samurais: treasuries of the Japanese Daimyo
In the exhibition halls of the Assumption Belfry and One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace you can visit an exhibition, dedicated to art of samurais' aristocracy, whose interests and taste influenced the development of the whole Japanese culture. The display represents over 70 remarkable artworks of different epochs from collection of the Tokyo National Museum, i.e. arms and armour, preserved as family relics, utensils for tea ceremonies, costumes and dresses of the Noh theatre, articles as evidences of samurais’ taste and knowledge of history and art of their country and nation. All the precious exhibits, revealing aesthetics of Japanese samurais, are masterpieces of delicate workmanship and worthy of particular attention.
Art knives of Russia. Contemporary cold steel
The exhibition, placed in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin, is dedicated to modern art weapons by the well known Russian armourers to reveal all styles of author's cold steel. It gives an opportunity to look through the history of art knives in Russia with all its variety of forms and tendencies. Visitors are to see different methods of art metal working, genres of the artworks, represented by historical items of traditional styles as well as mould-breaking forms and images.
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.
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.
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.
Icon painters of Tsar Michael Romanov
The exhibition, placed in the in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace, is dedicated to the Russian school of icon painting of the XVIIth century. It presents obscure, newly restored outstanding icons and items of arts and crafts from the Kremlin Museums collection. We will see magnificent artworks, executed by the renowned icon painters of the Michael Fyodorovich Romanov’s workshop, i.e. Istoma Savin and his sons, Nikita Davidov, Marc Matveev and others.
Cartier: innovation through the XXth century
Antique precious items of the renowned French firm Cartier, exhibited in the Assumption Belfry, form the display of a great value. For the first time in Moscow the exhibition represents jewellery which became the symbol of the jewellery-making in the late XIXth - XXth centuries. We will see the legendary mystery clocks, garland style jewellery, exotic orientalist Art Deco designs, including the daringly colourful "Tutti Frutti" artworks.
“Greetings from Kremlin”. The Russian prerevolutionary post-card
The Moscow Kremlin Museums represent the exhibition of the post-cards, published in the late XIXth – early XXth century, from the Moscow private collections.
The Treasure Gallery of the State Hermitage museum
The exhibition, placed in the exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry, represents the precious masterpieces from the Treasure Gallery of the State Hermitage museum, which nowadays consists of two sections.
Drawings of the family of Emperor Alexander III
The exhibition, placed in the Armoury Chamber's vestibule, represents some articles of the Emperor's private life. During lifetime, Alexander III and Maria Fyodorovna have been interested in arts and creative work. Five their children have gotten the traditional home education, including lessons in drawing. Over 60 exhibits of the display, i.e. drawings of the members of the Imperial family, memorial items, photographs, documents, - characterize the reverent attitude of Emperor Alexander III and his relatives to Art and artistic creativity.
History in time
The very exhibition, dedicated to the 160th Anniversary of the Ulysse Nardin firm, is a token of respect for an important invention of humankind, which is mechanical watch.
Treasury Cabinet of August the Strong. From the Green Vault collection, Dresden
For the first time in Russia the exhibition "Treasury Cabinet of August the Strong. From the Green Vault collection, Dresden" represents the magnificent jewellery European jewellery collection of the Dresden Green Vault.
Russian Emperors and the Armoury Chamber
The theme "Russian Emperors and the Armoury Chamber" has not become such a noteworthy subject matter at random during this year, when the 200th Anniversary of Moscow Kremlin Museums is celebrated.
"Ratification of friendship …" Ambassadorial gifts to Russian Tsars
Exhibition "Ratification of friendship …" Ambassadorial gifts to Russian Tsars" presents the world largest collections of Ambassadorial gifts, preserved in Moscow Kremlin Museums.
Foreign Intelligence Service Decorations
On December, 20, 2005, the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation celebrates its 85-year Anniversary.
Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich and Patriarch Nikon. "The Wise Two"
Deep interest in the today society to two statesmen of the XVIIth century - Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich and Patriarch Nikon - have been proved by a series of exhibitions and monographs of these years.
The Habsburg Cabinets of Arts and Wonders: Magic of Nature and Mechanism of the Universe
Exhibition in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin continues the long-term programme "Royal and imperial treasuries in the Kremlin", dated to the 200th Anniversary of Moscow Kremlin Museums.
Memorability. Antiquity. Craftsmanship. New acquisitions of Moscow Kremlin Museums
Exhibition in the Assumption Belfry is a result of a decennial collection activity of Moscow Kremlin Museums. During these years museum collections have been replenished with 5,5 thousand artworks.
Italy and the Muscovite Court
Exhibition in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin is devoted to the history of cultural relations of the Moscow state with Italian lands in the XVth-XVIIth centuries.
Treasures of the French Crown. From the Louvre collection
Valour. Honour. Glory. Rewards of Russia
Exhibition in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin gives the idea of history of system of rewards in Russia. About 250 exhibits of the 17th-21st centuries from the funds of Moscow Kremlin Museums, other museums and archives demonstrate its establishment and development from the moment it appeared till our days.
Faberge: Lost and Regained. From the collection of the Svyaz’ Vremyon Fund
Exhibition in the Mirovarennaya Chamber of the Patriarch's Palace of the 17th century presents the best part of the glorious collection of K. Faberge Firm's masterpieces that have been collected by American publisher Malcolm Forbes for several decades.
Art knives of Russia. Author’s cold steel
The exhibition in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin presents new works by the most known Russian armourers. It is the fifth exposition of modern art weapons in the oldest museum.
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