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Exhibition Hall "Varshavka"

I would like to talk about the Varshavka exhibition hall, which has existed since 1983. Exhibitions that are often held there, you can attend for free. During its existence, Varshavka has made many friends both in Russia and abroad. Today in the exhibition halls there you can see the work of not only many famous artists, but also beginners.
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Thracian gold from Bulgaria. Living legends

The exhibition "Thracian gold from Bulgaria. Legends that came to life" opened in the State Historical Museum. Unique items and artifacts presented at the exhibition date back to the 8th century BC. until the 3rd century AD The exposition of the exhibition consists of three parts. The first includes the armor of the Thracian kings. On the second you can see the armor of warriors, their equipment and horses.
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In the Louvre without queues - be cunning!

Millions of tourists from all over the world come to Paris every day, first of all, to see the Louvre. We have already written an article about this museum that you can read here, but now I would like to tell you how to get to the Louvre without a queue! Near the museum there is always a huge number of people day and night, the queues at the entrance can stretch for several kilometers.
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What are the museums

Depending on the development of science, culture and production, new disciplines, spheres of culture and industry constantly stood out, which, of course, left a mark on their classifications, namely an increase in the number of core groups. So what are the museums? Museums are divided into specific, large groups, which can also be divided into subgroups due to a specific profile.
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Gzhel Museum

Gzhel Museum is designed to reflect the history of crafts. When creating a museum, it was easiest to assemble samples of local rocks and imported components necessary for the production of porcelain. Amateurs, keepers of the Gzhel antiquity donated household items and articles of industrial use to the museum.
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Why is a museum called a museum?

Centuries passed. Both the Museyon and the Library of Alexandria disappeared from the face of the earth. The greatest book collection of antiquity had a tragic fate. In the middle of I century BC. the city entered the troops of the Roman commander Guy Julius Caesar. During the battle with the townspeople began a fire, part of the priceless papyrus died in the fire.
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Famous museums of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg - a brilliant city. It seems that its very atmosphere contributes to the birth of talented artists. And it is not in vain, because the city is a giant museum, where cultural monuments and architecture monuments so diverse in style and time are harmoniously combined. Carefully preserved in dashing times, statues that immortalized people and events important to the city and the country, buildings, squares, avenues, along which people have become legends.
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Artist Alexey Klokov - gold and painting are always in the price!

Objects of art in a changing economic and political conditions were and are one of the best alternative ways to invest. In an effort to protect their own funds from possible depreciation, investors choose those art assets that show annual growth. Along with objects of art, gold is also a proven asset, which is steadily growing in value, outpacing, as a rule, inflation.
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New Museum of Old Machinery Opened in Nizhny Novgorod

For 20 years, a collection of objects that are the technical heritage of our country has been collected bit by bit. April 30 on the street. Bolshaya Pokrovskaya, 43, opens an exhibition of technical rarities, which should soon become another cultural attraction of Nizhny Novgorod. Among the exhibits of the young museum are antique objects, carefully restored machines of the 17th-19th centuries, old metal-cutting, woodworking and measuring tools, including the ingenious scales of Russian merchants, castles, sea sextants, Russian soldiers’s weapons, the first jukeboxes, the first bicycles, and much more.
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May 18 - International Museum Day!

Tearing the next sheet of the calendar, you can see the number 18. It is on May 18th that the day of museums is celebrated. In addition, this holiday has become international, and it is celebrated in more than 150 countries of the world! This holiday is not so many years. International Museum Day began to celebrate only in 1977. With some simple mathematical operations, it can be calculated that in 2012 this holiday has a jubilee - 35 years since the international museum day is celebrated!
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History of the creation of museums

The word museum comes from the Greek - museum, which means "house of the Muses". In the modern sense, museums are institutions that are engaged in the study and storage of cultural monuments, as well as educational purposes. Initially, the word museum meant any collection, but over time this concept began to denote the houses and buildings in which the exhibits were located.
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6th jazz festival in the Kazan Art Museum

For the 6th time, the Kazan Museum of Fine Arts welcomes guests from abroad to music festivals. This time it will be called "Jazz in the Sandetsky estate". This year the program is very rich - two directions of jazz will be presented - American and European, says the director of the museum, Rosalia Nurgaleeva.
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New exhibition of post-war artists in the Russian Museum

In the Russian Museum opened a new exhibition of artists of the postwar period. Now next to the paintings, which depict beautiful landscapes, portraits are paintings with a tragic meaning and reflections on the essence of human life. One of the largest exhibition halls was given to the work of the sixties (Kurnakov, Tkachev brothers, Burganov).
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What is studying museology

Of course, for thousands of years of its history, a person not only created works of art, but also wrote books, music, put on theater plays. And, in addition, he comprehended the laws of nature, studied animals and plants, built ships, mined minerals, conducted agriculture, erected buildings, sewed clothes, prepared food ... Finally, he simply lived, rested, entertained, played sports.
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Hermitage is preparing for its 250th anniversary

Another news that will please fans of art and culture. The Hermitage began to prepare for its 250th anniversary, which means that the program will be interesting. Mikhail Piotrovsky (Director of the Hermitage), together with the mayor of Turin (Piero Fassino), presented a program of events to be held on the anniversary of this famous Russian museum.
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Who are the Wanderers, and why are they called that?

Peredvizhniki artists made a huge contribution to the development of Russian and world art, creating a completely new aesthetic scale and expanding the storyline easel painting. Boldly experimenting in technology and composition, these creators of new formation turned to social issues, broadcasting their point of view and the mood of society through art.
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How many museums in Moscow

You asked the question: "How many museums in Moscow?" - an incredibly many! The capital of Russia is one of the most "museum" cities in the world. The book "Moscow Museums", published in 1999, reports that there are ... about a thousand. All, of course, can not even be listed. But among them there are such interesting as Polytechnic, Zoological or Paleontological, museums of the metro, taxis, books, the Armed Forces, the Air Force, the history of Moscow, the urban telephone network, pharmaceuticals, ceramics and porcelain, typewriters, cats, dinosaurs.
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In the village Semibratovo museum opened baklushi

In the village Semibratovo, which is located in the Yaroslavl region, a museum of baklushi has recently opened. All museum visitors can try to make baklushas themselves, having fully gone through the entire manufacturing process: from making blanks with an ax to drying them and making them. Many probably have already asked the question, "well, what is baklushi?
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