The collection of the museum is very impressive - it consists of 400 000 objects and museum territory occupies 30 hectars.
🔑🔎During the quest you will explore the museum, marveling its beauties and finding out interesting facts of the most talented russian painters biography, exciting stories of masterpieces creation and read few riddles, hidden behind the scene.
Interesting facts: 🎨“The last day of Pompeii” by Karl Brullov is considered to be the most famous painting of volcano eruption in the world. Brullov gained so many fans of his talent in Italy that when he was passing along thestreets people bared their heads and when in the theatre - applauded him!
🔱Ivan Aivazovsky created most of his chef-d'oeuvre from memory and worked so fast that he needed just 2 hours to paint middle-sized marine scene!
136 years ago Arhip Kuindgi opened his exhibition with only one painting 🌛 “Night on Dnepr”, which caused such furore that people queued for few hours to see it and many came back to see it again!
🎬World famous film directors Andrey Konchalovsky and Nikita Mikhalkov are descendants of Vasily Ivanovich Surikov.
"Sadko" is the only painting on fairy tale subject by Repin, creating which he used impressionists techniques.
Date and time: May 20 @ 13 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting place: museum cafe on the ground floor
Price: 300 rub
Price of entrance ticket http://en.rusmuseum.ru/about/tickets/
Level of English needed: intermediate