On the eve of the Holiday of Holy Resurrection of Christ that is the major event for the Orthodox Church believers the Russian Museum presents about 80 photographs of the 1970-2010's from its collection. Christmas and Easter, Epiphany (Twelfth-Day), Shrovetide, divine services in temples and everyday life of monasteries, sacred processions and religious rituals that are commemorated in presented photographs, may be regarded as the evidence of uninterrupted religious life in the years of official atheism and about the revival of Orthodox Church in contemporary Russia. These works presents the look of contemporary artist on the Orthodox live where one can find everything —unity of believers in Christian pray, holiday and confession and generally the deep feeling of Belief. There are presented the photographs by N.Andreev, S.Andreev and many other famous and talented people.
The exhibition will be opened till the 15th of April in the Stroganov Palace (17 Nevsky Prospekt) on Monday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m., on Wednesday, Friday, Saturdayand Sunday — 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday – 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Ticket offices close one hour earlier.
The Museum is closed on Tuesday.