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Concept of the exhibition is based on the poem of the Azerbaijani poet of the XII century Nizami Ganjavi "Seven beauties" and the ballet of the same name by the world famous composer Kara Karayev. The project comprehensively presents Azerbaijani culture in the synthesis of carpet, jewelry, miniature, national classical music, classical dance and contemporary art.


The design exhibition  represents a diversity of traditional costumes and Most Beautiful Objects in South Africa (MBOISA). The traditional costumes created by different  cultural groups from all parts of the country, starts from monochrome San clothes and ends with a bright  multicolored sets by Ndebele people. All the clothes are used today – either for special occasions or for everyday life. 


On December 20 in the Italian city of Gorizia, Friuli Venezia Giulia region, in the Palazzo Attems the exhibition "The Russian Revolution. From Diaghilev to Abstractionism (1898 - 1922) ». Italian and Russian curators selected over one and a half hundred works, representing one of the most interesting periods of the history of Russian art. The All - Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art has provided exquisite examples of lacquer miniature and beaded articles, characteristic of the aesthetics of the World of Art, as well as works "born of revolution" - agitation porcelain and art metal.


From December 22, 2017 to January 28, 2018 in the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art there will be an exhibition "Russian Feast". The exposition represents a variety of dishware forms from the end of the XVIII century to the beginning of the 1990s. 


Since December 9, the exhibition "AquaPaint" will be opened in the All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art. The exhibition will feature photographs from the collection of the famous underwater photographer Olga Kamenskaya - these are images of pure natural water in its various states, in different conditions and geographical locations.


From November 17, 2017 to February 25, 2018 in the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art within the exhibition cycle "Born by October"  there is an exhibition "Porcelain Revolution. Dream of the New World. Soviet porcelain from the collection of VMDPNI. "The exhibition includes the best samples of an extensive and diverse collection of museums, traditionally called agitation porcelain.


From November 15, 2017 to February 25, 2018, the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art opened the exhibition "The History of Russia in a Lacquer Miniature: XX Century" with the support of the RHANA Corporation and the "History of the Fatherland" Foundation.


From 1 to 23 November, the All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art will host the exhibition "Porcelain Way", dedicated to the 185th anniversary of the Dulevo Plant. In 2017, 170 years will be Matvey Sidorovich Kuznetsov - a bright representative of the Kuznetsov dynasty and 205 years since the foundation of the Kuznetsov business


October 26, 2017 in the Center for Fashion and Design of the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied Art opens the exhibition "I ask to the table! Serving from Oksana Lychagina. " The exhibition presents more than 30 photos of the services created by the designer Oksana Lychagina. In these subject compositions are combined dishes and hand-made and mass production items from different countries and epochs, including the author's works by Oksana Lychagina herself. Photos are made in the technique of mobobot: they are made with the help of a smartphone and are not processed in photo editors.



The permanent exposition "The Russian Style: From Historism to Modernity" was opened with a press-show at which the Director of the Museum and the curator of the permanent exposition told about the history of its creation and unique exhibits that will be available to a wide audience from October 20, 2017.


From October 19 to October 30, 2017, a unique exhibition of the best works of contemporary lacquer miniature painting was opened in the framework of the jubilee celebrations in honor of the Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, the head of the lacquer miniature painting department of the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art Lyudmila Leonidovna Pirogova. The exhibition features works from private collections in Holland, France and Russia, many of which were written specifically for the anniversary of L. L. Pirogova.


Since October 18, 2017 in the Center for Fashion and Design an exhibition of works by contemporary Russian designers "NEO" has opened, which will answer the question of what the dress code of the hero of our time. The exhibition features more than 30 items - dresses, coats, shoes and accessories, inscribed in modern context, but created with the use of authentic Russian textile techniques such as heel, embroidery, patchwork.


In the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art from September 22 to October 22, 2017 will be an exhibition "Blessing", timed to the anniversary of Ekaterina Fedorovna Shchanitsyna. Creativity of the artist reflected the essence of Palekh art, combining high poetics and folklore content of the lacquer miniature of Palekh.


From September 8 to October 16, 2017 in the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art, within the framework of the project "Born October", an exhibition "Sixteen Symbols of the Union" is dedicated to the main emblem of the Soviet state.


The All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art in the fore-opening of the new permanent exposition "Russian Style. From Historism to Modernity "in the halls of the main house of the Ostermanov Estate there will be a special show" The New Life of a Famous Fireplace "where you can see the process of installing the ceramic facing of Mikhail Vrubel's fireplace portal" The Meeting of the Volga of Svyatoslavovich with Mikula Selyaninovich "in a new exposition.


The All-Russian Museum of Decorative-Applied and Folk Art Museum and the Wonderful Reality invites "manage miracles" together! "The Nutcracker show. Museum Wonderful Reality "- is an extraordinary freedom for the young guests. The Magic Nut bracelet gives each guest a wonderful power, which will help in the study of the history of confrontation between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King.
Tickets on sale soon. Ask at the museum box office and site. Schedule of sessions on the interactive exhibition "The Nutcracker. Wonderful Museum a reality. "


September 16, at the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum, as a part of the "Lace parade" exhibition, opens a special project "Firebird. Alena Akhmadullina collection", which is a mini-collection created by designer Alena Ahmadullina.


Five halls of the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum will present arts and crafts from the huge museum collections, related to the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan: art textiles, ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, carved and painted wood, lacquer miniature, painted trays, musical instruments.


1-31 July 2016

All-Russian Decorative Art museum presents an exhibition of a talented artist Alexei Veselkin "World without horizons". The basis of the exhibition comprise graphic and enamel works.


June 24 - July 24, 2016

June 23 opens the exhibition  "Infographics in Russia. From the hagiographic icons to the postmodern" in the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum.


All-Russian Decorative Art Museum and Muzeon Art Park present a photo exhibition "Russian style. From tradition craft to the Art Nouveau national romantic " as a part  of the project "Museum in the Muzeon".


May 27 - June 26, 2016

Inna Litvin creates her pieces of art in patchwork «hiding the seams» technique.


The monumental work "The festive Moscow" (1981) is a fine example of "branded" Alla Shmakova tapestries, known and loved by connoisseurs of art textiles.


The All-Russian Decorative Art museum in conjunction with the Central Chess House of MM Botvinnik, exhibits chess from all over Russia and the world, made from a variety of materials.



"Izayat carpet pattern"

From May 20 will be presented an exhibition "Izayat carpet pattern "Carpet Pattern Izayat" at the All-Russian Decorative Art museum. The exhibition will feature 40 contemporary carpets from Dagestan and more than 20 carpets made in different techniques in the period from 1998 to 2016.


May 7 All-Russian Decorative Art Museum  presents a new exhibition«Familiar and unfamiliar Zhostovo».


May 7 - May 22, 2016

7 May All-Russian decorative art museum presents "Rainbow miracle. Exclusive suits by Tatiana Smirnova " exhibition.

Tatiana Smirnova - famouse fashion designer, whose work is connected with the technique of "patchwork".


4-23 May

All-Russian Decorative-Art Museum from 4 till 23 May exposing the carpet "Victory". Exposure is timed to the 71-th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Monumental work is done on the Maria Nazarevskaya design - soviet talented textile artist.


Vladimir Mikhailov - artist-jeweler, who works in the ancient technique of image Orthodox images, which originated in Pskov and Novgorod in XII-XIII centuries.

There will be held two lectures within the exhibition for visitors of the museum.


Since April 12, an exhibition of Lilya Balasanova and Sergey Kolevatykh "Adam and Eve were here" has been opened.

Lilya Balasanova and Sergey Kolevatykh are the authors of the project gallery STUDIO 30. Live and work in Moscow. Lilya and Sergei are participants more than 60 exhibitions and art projects in Russia and abroad.


April 1-28, 2016

The exhibition « Nature of things» shows the interaction of works by Anna Lipyavko, Tatyana Chernova, Olga Heifetz and Eugenia Nemirovskaya - pieces of art in its various forms, from porcelain to tapestry, from paintings to clothing with the national folk tradition. Artists to understand and convey the nature of things their own way, creating a new artistic reality.

Project Curator: Vladimir Vasilinenko.



"Lace parade"

March 26 - October 30, 2016

The exhibition will be held under the strategic program of All-Russian Decorative museum and "Property of Russia. Tradition for the Future ". The main focus of the exhibition will be on the artistic value of the works of lace XVIII-XXI centuries, which have no analogues in the world practice, the technique of their production, features of the construction of ornaments.


The main theme in the collections presented at the exhibition opening Olga Zateeva becomes allegorical story "Four Seasons" in the prints and objects of the decorative art. In this exhibition you can see a variety of works on mythological subjects - the pieces of the labor of the Italian, Netherland, German skilled craftsmen  XVII - beginning of XX centuries.


The project "Countryside grotesque " was conceived as a postmodernist game with the style of baroque cartouches, which are performed by russian masters acquired very special features, devoid of Western gloss, but endowed with, a special expressiveness.

Artworks with deliberately uneven edges as the possible remains of our civilization, strange, absurd, hurrying, with an obsessive desire to "luxury", using low-quality, temporary materials.


We are pleased to present the exhibition project, we tried to show the diversity of a familiar thing -wooden spoon.

Our exhibition presents more than 120 spoons from various regions of the country - from Arkhangelsk to Yakutia.

The earliest of the presented items - buckets, made in the XIX century in the Russian North and the Volga region.


Artistic and musical project

 "Color and line, and sound ..."

March 4 - April 13, 2016

East Meets West Gallery presents the first easel and graphic works by Elena Utenkova – Tikhonova and Mikhail Tikhonov, that is remarkable itself. There are some new forms of compound familiar visual images with subtle avant-garde and minimalist musical works of composer Pavel Karmanov.


«Our friend Larionov»

7-28 February 2016

All-Russian Decorative Art museum in cooperation with the children's charity «Life Line Fund» presents the exhibition "Our friend Larionov" in Moscow.



 "Russian Kuznetsov Empire faience and porcelain and Konakovo faience from the private collection"

 January 22 - February 18, 2016

From January 22, 2016 in the All-Russian Decorative Art museum is open a new exhibition:  "Russian Kuznetsov Empire faience and porcelain and Konakovo faience from the private collection". Private collection includes more than 800 pieces made of the domestic porcelain and faience productions during the pre-revolutionary and Soviet period.


Opening of the exhibition

 "Russian Kuznetsov Empire faience and porcelain and Konakovo faience from the private collection"

The opening ceremony of the exhibition  "Russian Kuznetsov Empire faience and porcelain and Konakovo faience from the private collection" was attended by Russian Federation Minister of Culture - Vladimir Medinsky.

The exhibition is the culmination of many years art collecting work - a private collection of more than 800 items.



"Russian Winter"

January 20 - February 23, 2016

In the new thematic exhibition "Russian Winter" presents landscapes and genre works by artists of the second half of the twentieth century, on the themes of "winter", "winter sports", "winter holiday".The exhibition - paintings of such outstanding artists as V. Volodin, A. Zhuravlev, N. Solomin, J. Kozlov, P. Rubinsky, A. Dubov, I. Razdrogin, L. Vajshlja, V. Proshkin and many others.


Alexander Oleshko is the owner of a huge collection of vintage New Year toys, postcards, posters and garlands starting with the pre-war period, until the products of 80s.


December 18, 2015 - January 11, 2016

Since December 18, 2015 in Moscow at the All-Russian Decorative Museum has been opening the exhibition "The Tea Horse Road in the history of Russian business".

The exhibition is based on the unique exhibits of XIX - XX centuries: documents, photographs, furniture and books, commercial and industrial advertising, the attributes of tea.


Viewers will see how the poet's tales come to life in the imagination of artists who work with glass, ceramics, bone, wood, metal and stone, the technique of lacquer miniature.


The idea of the project - in the material embodiment of the intellectual " inspiration ", as a special gift, the artist turns to the medium, a mediator between the worlds.


In the announced in Russia Year of Literature the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum for the first time, will host an exhibition of book illustrations miniature artists. Artists working in the book illustration , make tangible events and characters. The goal of the exhibition is to show a little-known facet of the work of artists working in renowned centers of lacquer miniature. To attract the attention of publishers and general readers.


During the several centuries, the fan was considered a luxury item, instrument of flirtation, craftiness and affectation.

The exhibition presents 38 showpieces XVIII - XX centuries masters of France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany and Russia.


The exhibition "Garments made of rainbow and silver" presents clothes and jewelry of the small Guigzhou Province nationalities. The exhibition will feature 111 exhibits - costumes and silver accessories - from the Museum of Guigzhou Province.


In the exhibition and an exclusive edition for the first time will be represented 32 sheet of author's drawing in the technique of "ink, pen", the creation of which is dated to the Year of Literature. Graphic series was created by the talented Moscow artist Vadim Andreev (1962 - 2014).


The exhibition will present the works of lacquer miniature painting, watercolors and graphics of the series "Big City Dreams". "Big City Dreams" – are "resurgent" sounds of the city, memories of the past, captured on paper.


By the 125th anniversary of the diplomatic relations establishment between Mexico and Russia, the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum with the support of the Embassy of Mexico in Moscow opens an exhibition of an artist Vladimir Kibalchich "Vladi" (1920 - 2005). Exhibition of 32 graphic works is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the death of the artist. The works selected for the project, declared as the cultural property of Mexico and are stored at the National Institute of Fine Arts.


We focused on the large objects, which exist at the intersection of art and design.


In Karetnaya Gallery of the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum the artworks by the artist Natalia Zarovnaya will be presented - bright representative "geometric" abstraction of the late XX - early XXI century.


The exhibition "Stories of Russian Ballet" offers a contemporary look at the art of Russian ballet in its current and historical aspects. The Russian ballet traditionally has a high status in the cultural life of the state and has been for a long time an associative range of Russian art and  the hallmark of our country abroad. The Russian ballet keeps its aesthetic canons and a legislator of a classical choreography around the world. And nowadays the Russian ballet does not leave the audience indifferent, inspires creative people, gathers outstanding personalities, comprehensively gifted in different spheres of art.


This large-scale exhibition project will be the end of the year the art of bone carving in the museum under the program "Property of Russia. Tradition for the Future ". Museum for the first time will present its unique collection of bone carving art, which includes works of all known industries that exist in Russia from the XVIII century to the present day. The exhibition will be on display more than 400 exhibits made from different types of bone. Viewers will see the diversity of styles and techniques of carving the images formed in the centuries in different regions.


The exhibition's title in Esperanto indicates a natural tendency of people to the arrangement of his life on the same footing and inaccessibility of such arrangement. Any conditions of the good life can come true only in specific interiors decorated with certain objects. The works of all the participants of the exhibition demonstrate the universal features of everyday items - borrow the form of everyday items (lamps, bunches of flowers), allude to the inhabitants of the interior (clothing), use images, decorating and mark up the habitable interiors (patterns of carpets and wallpaper, navigation design) - and with those not limited to their functionality, giving the spectator the freedom of imagination.The exhibition will include works by Leonid Larionov Oleg Frolov Natalia Tarr, Karin Foshar, Lutakova Lazar et al.


The project arose from a desire to see in the museum not only the permanent exhibition, thathas not changed for many years, but a renewal, via the introduction of the new, the active,the real, without destroying the already existing exhibition that is the result of sustained workover many years. The idea of the introduction of works of contemporary art into thepermanent exhibitions of classical museums is not new. However, the theme, ‘intervention’came into being contextually, especially for All-Russian Decorative Art Museum. Thepieces, made by artists specifically for this exhibition, penetrate directly into the themedrooms, the exhibits of which barely change. With the help of the interaction of contemporarypieces and museum exhibits we want to see the continuity and evolutionary development ofart and to get a sense of the time in which we live.


The new joint exhibition of the Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art Galleries "Lorie" and Galleries "Zamoskvorechye" continues the series of exhibitions devoted to painting and graphic art of the XX century. Thematic exhibition immerses the viewer into the imaginative world of the Soviet period, tells the story of ordinary working people who have become the main source of inspiration Soviet masters, with their daily deeds, minutes of rest, holidays, hobbies and sports achievements. The exhibition presents a portrait and genre painting and graphics 1930 - 1980, which is often taken to refer to the social realism as the artistic method and slogan.


More than eight centuries Moscow is the heart of Russia, were born here or have received its development are numerous crafts, including the artistic forging. For centuries, blacksmithing skills honed and perfected, and the beginning of XX century art forging Russia reached the highest technical and artistic level. In the early 90s a group of artists decided to found metal smiths creative union of artists who, in the end, there was July 7, 1991 under the name of the Moscow Union of Creative Artists Kuznetsov.


Pictures of Lucy Voronova - whether young women, beautiful landscapes, deposits of fruits and vegetables on the table - different in any particular composition and abundance of joyful perception of the world. "Constantly I draw. Everything I do - I do for painting. All of my research - that the search itself in painting. This is my way of understanding the world and ourselves. I'm interested in people. The man, his inner world - a space, and it is infinitely different people - different ... infinite cosmos is in every human being. I'm curious to know it in ourselves and in others to guess. "- Says the artist about his work.


The project presents an amazing phenomenon of Russian traditional dolls called "matryoshka", which is not only a symbol of national traditional art, but also an example of cross-cultural relationships and influences. Matryoshka surprisingly organically connected the new artistic trends of the early XX century and traditional folkloric images of Russian art and culture. The exhibition includes objects from the collections of All-Russian Decorative Art Museum with the participation of the State Museum of Oriental Art and the Museum of Art and the Pedagogical toys in Sergiev Posad. Matryoshka is one of the main symbols of Russia. The potential of this industry can create new original works of interest which exists to this day.


The exhibition will include more than 100 graphic works by children from Russia, Spain, China, Germany, USA, UK, France, Japan made in the 1930s - 1940s years. Drawings selected from the collection of the Institute of Art Education of the Russian Academy of Education and are the museum pieces, which in itself is a unique phenomenon. Demonstration of this collection is an extraordinary event that has no analogues in the recent past. The breadth of the geographic scope of the presented material allows you to show the scale of the humanitarian catastrophe that occurred through the eyes of children.


The project "In the workshop - Fashion and Crafts" will talk about reincarnation of traditional techniques and motifs, consider the problem of environmentally and ethically clean production in the fashion industry, show existence of craftsmanship in modern life by the example of the works of Russian and Swedish designers, affecting in his works, and the problem of the relationship mutual influence of fashion and crafts.


The exposition shows an endless variety of floral motifs in Russian folk art and decorative and applied art, demonstrate the importance of flower ornament in the history of everyday objects in the XIX - XX centuries.


The main idea of the project is to identify the role of science and technology innovation in the evolution of the suit, as well as presenting the latest development of "smart" textiles for aerospace, military industry, sports and health, but primarily for the fashion-industry.


"Handmade in Germany" is displaying masterpieces of 150 German manufactories, artisans and designers.


The idea of the exhibition has grown from a very personal seria of Olga Orlova-Pluzhnikov dedicated to the author's favorite accessories - shoes. Each pair on canvas, whether expensive boats from the "Galeries Lafayette" or simply felt boots like "Goodbye youth" are equally dear to her and kept to this day. All they entered the gallery favorite accessories, each of which is associated with thrilling memories, travel, meetings and partings, as often indicate the names of works.


The work of artists, written specifically for the holiday carnival, create an atmosphere of fun, joy and folk Shrovetide festivities based on folk tales and legends. Nikolay and Ekaterina work in their own unique style, which is called "fairy realism". On their canvases coexist fictional characters and fairy tales, mythological and folkloric themes which are confered with symbolic meaning. Their creativity they compare with "carved Time - forgotten art, wielding that can portray those who know the laws of time and is not subject to him." In each picture there are rhythms of the universe, and each captivates as an open window into space.


Exhibition dedicated to the 185th anniversary of birth of the outstanding Russian jeweler Paul Akimovich Ovchinnikov (1830-1888), that introduces unrivaled in technique vase created in gold and silver by Ovchinnikov company at the beginning of the XX century. "The exhibition of one object" allows with an example of this unique work to show the depth and diversity of the traditions of Russian jewelry school, demonstrate the highest level of craftsmanship that has been made in the domestic gold and silver art of the beginning of the last century.


"From France to Russia". Exhibition by Irina Alaverdova


Exhibition "Knickknack. Such necessary unnecessary things". Exhibition of household items of late XIX - early XX centuries from the collection of Elena Lavrentiev and other collectors.


Exhibition "Silk and cotton print. Dialog of cultures". Art textiles of Russia and Uzbekistan from the collections of All-Russian Decorative Art Museum and Tair Tairov


The exhibition will include exclusive works by the artistic and technical solution which demonstrate almost all kinds of mechanical music objects XIX-XX centuries, and a wide range of subjects and themes which illustrate the history of the development of mechanical devices.


Exhibition "Russian art glass. New arrivals" from the collection of All-Russian Decorative Art Museum. The best pieces of russian art glass of XVIII - early XIX cc., committed to the museum for the last 30 years.


The exhibition presents graphic and sculpture series of childhood and animals.


The Tyva in the Race of Time exhibition is to open at the All-Russia Decorative Art Museum in September 2014. It is the first large-scale show to display the cultural heritage and unique art of the Tyva Republic. The show will be a part of the Tyva Days of Culture in Moscow, and it is to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the union of Tyva and Russia and the founding of the republican capital. This project was made real with the support of Russian Geographic Society, the participation of the Tyva Republic National Museum, the Russian Ethnography Museum, Kunstkamera, the State Museum of Oriental Art, the RAS Institute of Material Culture, Dasha Namdakova Studio.


The Sarmatian Gold exhibition will be held at the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum from September 5 to November 30, 2014. This show will present the best objects of the Sauromatae-Sarmatian culture (IV century B.C. – IV century A.D.) from the collection of the Astrakhan State Museum-Preserve. The exhibition is a part of the large museum program titled The Russian Heritage. Traditions for the Future and embodies an abundant crosscut of the culture of one Russian region. The Sarmatian Gold show is a present of the Astrakhan Museum to the residents of Moscow on the Day of the City.



Art by Luba Sterlikova (USA) and Valera Martynchik (UK)

July 11- August 4, 2014

The exhibit is featuring paintings, sculpture, video and interactive installations.

Exhibit Curator - Vitaly Patsyukov


Initially, Moscovia was the name of the territory within the boundaries of the Grand Principality of Moscow. Today the territory around the Russian capital is a separate administrative  subdivision of the country geographically, but the conceptual and actual borders of this region lie far beyond the boundaries of Moscow Oblast. This territory has its own specific sociocultural, ethnographic, anthropological and spiritual energy identity. The processes of urbanization and the expansion of Moscow borders with the emergence of the new Moscow influences greater and greater territories and forces the existing traditions and crafts to meet the demands of the center. The residents of the capital and of the region mix every day as they migrate between the urban and the suburban environment, transforming the city into suburban areas and and vice versa, building the unique visual traits of the present day Moscovia: deserted industrial zones, closed cities, urban metropolitan style development with new housing and trade districts, surviving landmarks and folk crafts, huge summer cottage developments.


The exhibition will present objects associated with the appearance of tea in Russia: amazing XIX – XX centuries samovars from the collection of the museum, tea sets, tea shop signs, crates used to transport tea, various packaging for tea, sweats and other objects associated with the tea culture in Russia from the collections of the State Historical Museum, V. A. Tropinin Museum, Moscow Museum of Design, Museum of the Chocolate and Cacao History, the Tula SamovarsMuseum from the city of Tula where manual production of samovars started again, from the collections of A. Kusakin, A. Snopkov, S. Aleksandrov, M. Kurtser, and other private collections.


The idea of this show is to demonstrate the unity and struggle of opposites on the example of works in glass and fabric. Artists strive to express their creative plans only by aesthetical means, without any explanations, leaving it for the viewer to interpret what he or she sees.

The combination of technological experiments with such diverse in their texture materials, together with fantasies involving the motifs of water, smoke, sky, wind, sand, find their embodiment in incredible artworks of these authors. The colorful art objects – harmonious textile sculptures and mosaics by Natalia Muradova – reveal Russian landscapes, exotic parks and nature in blossom. Timur Sazhin and Lidia Fomina use glass casting to create monumental glass reliefs and sculptures on diverse subject matter, including nature, music, stories from the Bible.


In 2014, the 100th anniversary of the First World War . Museum could not stay away from this historic event and prepared an exhibition of artefacts of 1914-1918 , which were an integral part of those years , and today are unique artifacts. The exhibition will feature "witnesses" legendary events , extant photographs, postcards, posters and phototype from private collections S.A.Podstanitskogo , A.E.Snopkova , M.Ya.Chapkinoy , and other R.N.Nagapetyantsa collectors.


March 22 at All-Russian Decorative Art Museum begins the exhibition "Design and traditions of archaic forms", organized jointly with the creative team "Workshop - taf " under the guidance of Professor Alexander MARCHI Yermolayeva. Based on museum collections and a collection of peasant protodesign workshop exhibition aims to reveal not quite obvious links modern design with traditional Russian traditions subject of creativity and show full restrained beauty items residential Appliances having intelligent and persuasive device functionality. Items are made in different materials: wood, ceramics, metal, glass.


Exhibition "Travel in style and without" like a theatrical scenery, telling the history of things without which no cost, no trip of Russian and European intellectuals and the common people from the XIX century to the present day was possible. In five halls of the museum visitors will see the famous collection of travel bags and suitcases by Alexander Petlyury, models of ships ,airships, airplanes, trains and stagecoaches, authentic maps of XVIII century of Andrew Kusakin collection, interior items from the collection of David Yakobashvili, as well as clothing, shoes and other accessories travelers. The exposition also includes unique items from the museum: metal sculptures by Lanceray, amazing chests and boxes XVII - XIX centuries, kettles, samovars, horse accessories, wicker boxes and much more. Audio and multimedia support will plunge into the exciting atmosphere of adventure.


All-Russian decorative art museum was founded in 1981. Currently, the museum collection has 240 thousand exhibits. Important role in the preservation of the unique collection of the museum belongs to the department of scientific restoration, created in conjunction with the museum itself. Many restorers took part in the formation of the museum's collection, working in scientific expeditions in various regions of Russia. Some of the exhibits in the museum received in a ruined and unusable condition to be exhibited. Only thanks to the creative, hard work of scientific restoration specialists today they can enjoy the museum visitors.


Exhibition of Kirill Pleer "View at shoret", which will feature more than 100 works: watercolor, oil, drawing, wooden sculptures, objects, inlay. Artworks of Kirill Pleer, regard of technology, always synergistically.


Exhibitions, workshops and children's activities at the museum on February and March 2014.


Olga Kobylinkaya Anna Miloserdova Valentin Kobylinskii 
"Pas de trois" - an exhibition of three artists working in different directions, but organically united as family and creative ties.


On February 1, the visitors of the museum will see a unique Horse Ride carpet woven by Turkmenian craftsmen in 1938 from the collection of the All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art. The carpet has no analogues. It depicts a legendary Ashgabat – Moscow Horse Ride of 1935 involving Akhal-Teke and Yomud breeds. The carpet is displayed in Russia for the first time, before that the public could view it only once, at the New York World Expo 1939.


Unfortunately, most contemporary children and teenagers cannot imagine their life without computers, smartphones and other gadgets, but their grannies and grandfathers remember well unsophisticated wooden toys with simple mechanisms. Children and grownups visiting the Bogorodskoye Poem show will discover the amazing world of carved Bogorodskoye toys, the world many generations grew in. This craft can be regarded as a unique phenomenon of Russian culture with the history that exceeds 300 years.


On December 11 the Dance of Palace Dolls exhibition opens, it will present the best collection of musical boxes and mechanical dolls owned by David Yakobashvili, the best in the contemporary global collecting practice. The display will feature artworks, exceptional in their aesthetical and technical solutions, demonstrating practically all types of mechanical music playing objects of the XIX–XX centuries, and a wide range of plots and topics behind them illustrates the history of the mechanical musical devices culture.


Kalevala - a settlement in the north of Karelia , named in honor of the national epic, which is mainly composed of runes collected at these locations Finnish linguist and doctor Elias Lönnrot . Epic tells of the exploits of heroes and life of ancient heroes Karels, especially about family life , rituals and conspiracies. As a result, the Karelian epic went into the foundation of the Finnish nation , and in their place of origin - left point on the map where artists Igor Starkov and Daria Andreeva found traces of cultural memory .


On November 20, 2013 at the Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art opens a major exhibition "Russian lacquer miniature. Tradition and modernity ", which will provide the public domain of the Russian and world culture - more than 500 best works of the founders of lacquer painting, the work of contemporary artists.


A personal exhibition Emilia Taratuta "Emilia Taratuta. Decorative sculpture. Faience. Ceramics", Moscow ceramic artist, Honored Artist of Russia, member of the Moscow Union of Artists. He works mainly in E. Taratuta - chamber decorative sculpture made in earthenware and fireclay . Main themes of the artist - the man and the world around him, and the main characters sculptures - urban and rural residents. A special place in the artist's take pictures of birds and animals organically composed with the surrounding scenery.


From 6 to 25 November 2013 at the Russian Museum of Decorative , Applied and Folk Art presents the results of the national contest " The modern art of sewing."

While this grand opening of the Second International Festival of Decorative Arts " Patchwork Mosaic \ Patchwork Mosaic- 2013 ", which will be attended by leading Moscow museum and exhibition centers , exhibition of artists representing patchwork and quilt Gallery XXI century (6-30 November) Gallery "Belyaevo" (7-21 November) , The State Museum "Tsarina" (November 19 - February 10).


"Bright Voskresenskoe" - a solo exhibition of the artist - ceramist Valentina Kuznetsova - member of the Union of Artists of Russia , Honored Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan , Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts. The exhibition will be held at the Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art from November 1 to December 8, 2013 . Valentina Kuznetsova has its recognizable creative style , freely interpreting the aesthetics of naïve art in organic connection with the author's small sculptures . Sculpture V. Kuznetsova , being bright , extraordinary phenomenon copyright art wonder exactly combines the tradition of folk pottery and sculptural plasticity of the twentieth century . Valentina Kuznetsova works are in the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery, State Historical Museum , Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the State Museum of AS Pushkin , etc.


Parallel program of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Modern Arts.


"KRFTWRK" is a social-political statement and an ironic comment on current phenomenona like production and waste of electricity in industrial states, and overweight and lack of fitness of its population.


It is a mutual exhibition project of the All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art and the Abramtsevo State History, Art and Literature Museum Preserve. The display is divided into several major sections reflecting the diverse activities of the Abramtsevo Art Circle.


The Pearls of the Arabian Gulf. 5000 years of pearling history in Bahrain will present rare and exclusive samples of natural pearls, illustrates the history of pearling starting from its emergence and its culmination in the late 19th- early 20th centuries, its demise in the period before the 1950s associated with the start of oil production, and its revival in our days as a carefully preserved national heritage.


The Days of Bahrain Culture will be held this autumn in Moscow for the first time in the history of the diplomatic and cultural relations of the two countries. This cultural program will present a glimpse on the cultural heritage and the visual art and musical traditions of the Kingdom to the Russian public.


Works by 5 leading Bahraini artists, painters, graphic artists, sculptors who already won recognition were selected for the exhibition in Moscow. Its display 27 artworks provided by the National Museum of Bahrain and by the artists themselves which present the evolution of the most important trends in the modern visual culture of Bahrain in its development from figurative painting and calligraphy like graphics, through abstract compositions, to “converse” 3D objects.


The Royal Game exhibition project will be held at the All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art from September 10 to October 27, 2013. This truly "royal game" will be presented in the halls of the museum in such an extent and diversity for the first time in its history. The project will present more than 70 sets of pieces, 5 chess tables, rare objects and memorial exhibits. Chess made of porcelain and metal, in walrus, mammoth and true ivory, of wood, glass and stone, birch bark and amber, carved, chiseled and cast; pieces depicting animals and people. The goal of this "multi-move" and interactive project is to display the world of chess through a diverse set of artwork objects, presenting works of literature, where philosophy and magic of chess action provide a starting point for the creation of poetical images and various compositional plots. The exhibition is accompanied with a series of lectures and meetings with prominent chess players, multiboard chess games.


Существует целая индустрия кастомизации предметов быта: футболки или кружки с напечатанными фотографиями далеко продвинулись по пути осмысления разницы между изображением и его носителем. В рамках проекта молодые фотографы задумались именно о материале, на котором печатается фотография


Пикник в честь открытия выставки современного искусства "Фотооосновы". Мероприятие будет проходить в игровом формате: несколько чекпоинтов, пройдя которые, игрок получает кусочек пазла. Только целый пазл дает доступ к бесплатному алкоголю и еде


Основная цель мероприятия – выявление и поддержка наиболее активной и талантливой молодежи с ограничениями в здоровье, стремящейся к творческому росту, их интеграция в общество, приобщение к мировым культурным традициям


Всероссийский музей декоративно-прикладного и народного искусства представляет II Международный фестиваль декоративного искусства «Древо жизни» - ежегодный просветительский проект, цель которого популяризировать традиционное искусство, предлагать новые взгляды на старинные традиции и обычаи, показывать богатство и уникальность традиционной культуры. В 2013 году тема фестиваля «Птица Радость»


Фестиваль «Коллекционеры и Коллекции» — это возможность заглянуть в тайные комнаты частных коллекций, восхититься необыкновенными предметами декортивного и изобразительного искусства, которые будут доступны для всеобщего обозрения в течение двух месяцев. В рамках фестиваля будет показано более 300 произведений из авторских собраний московских коллекционеров


The large-scale exhibition of the masterpieces manufactured by Wedgwood, a legendary British company, opens on 15 November in halls of the All-Russia Decorative Art Museum. The exhibition is a part of official program of the UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014. The White Hall of the museum with the floor area of more than six hundred square meters will present artworks from the Lady Lever Collection (Liverpool) which never travelled abroad before, and unique and rare exhibits from collections of the State Hermitage, State Tretyakov Gallery, State Museum of Fine Arts named after A. S. Pushkin, palace museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg suburbs (Tsarskoye Selo, Pavlovsk, Peterhof, Ostankino, Kuskovo, Kolomenskoye estates). The main idea of this display is to show the impressive experience of Josiah Wedgwood, to illustrate the importance of innovative thinking in spheres of art, science and entrepreneurship. Visitors of the exhibition will be able to see original objects of impeccable taste, high quality, elegance and style produced by the Wedgwood Company which will be displayed in Moscow for the first time.