Moscow Spring Festival
The annual “Moscow Spring” festival will open on April 28.The festival will encompass more than 30 of special art and sports zones in the city centre. The main pavilions will be placed at Kuznetsky Most, Tverskaya Square, Rozhdestvenka street, Ploshad Revolutsii.Entrance is free. The festival will be open until May 7.
The exhibition once again opens on March 18 in the ARTPLAY Design Center The works of the greatest modernism painters, such as Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Rousseau, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustav Klimt, Paul Signac, Edvard Munch, Amedeo Modigliani, Wassily Kandinsky, and Kazimir Malevich will be on display.
This is an original and integrated show consisting of nine short films covering the core images used by each of the artists. In total, the exhibition displays about 1000 pieces of art from more than 20 museums all around the world.
Operating hours Sunday, Monday – Thursday 11.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. Friday, Saturday 11.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. Ticket prices start at 450 rubles.
Endangered Species by Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. He made a set of rainbow silkscreens that showed the horrifying numbers of near-extinct animals around the world. The exhibition will be open in April at the State Darwin Museum. Check the details here.
The “Italian Weekend” festival will be held at the “Flacon” Design Factory on April 21 – April 23. It will encompass traditional food corners, beauty zone, handmade items, souvenirs, as well as vintage items and special markets. The festival includes a concert on its list of events. The entrance is free. Operating hours 11.00 – 21.00.
Free Museum Day
The best museums of Moscow offer free admission on April 16 2017. Here is our guide to the main free-entry museums in the capital.
The International Modern Art: 1960-2000
The permanent exhibition of the modern art demonstrates the diversity of artistic trends in the art of the second half of the XX century.
The exhibition at the State Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val has the purpose to overcome the viewers’ misunderstandings and mistrust towards contemporary art, to acquaint them with the most interesting works, to create an adequate idea of the vast cultural period, forming the art space around us.
- Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays — from 10.00 to 18.00 (ticket office and last admission until 17.00),
- Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays — from 10.00 to 21.00
(ticket office and last admission until 20.00),
- day-off — Monday
“Moscow Food Truck Festival”
The annual “Moscow Food Truck Festival” will be held in the middle of April in Sokolniki Park. The event will provide the public with a massive array of creative street snacks to sample. All guests will be entertained throughout the day by live music performances. Entrance is free!
“The Art Of The Brick” is a global touring exhibition rated by CNN as one of the world’s “Must See Exhibitions.” It focus exclusively on the use of LEGO bricks as an art medium and artist Nathan Sawaya has taken it to new heights.The exhibition will open in Moscow on February 23 at Expocentre.
This award-winning artist Nathan Sawaya has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks often with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition. Each show has countless colorful LEGO pieces which Sawaya has transformed into whimsical and awe-inspiring creations. Ticket prices will start at 300 roubles. For more information,please,click here.
Saint Louis and Relics of the Sainte-Chapelle
The Moscow Kremlin Museums present an exhibition introducing the greatest achievements of medieval culture of France to the Russian audience. The exhibition in the Moscow Kremlin Museums will show true masterpieces of French Gothic art related to the epoch of one of the most famous French kings – Saint Louis IX (1214 – 1270). Most of them will be presented in Russia for the first time, including items from the largest collections of France – Louvre Museum, Museum of the Middle Ages (Cluny), a number of provincial French museums, as well as manuscripts and documents from the National Library and the National Archives of France. For more information,please, click here. Entrance fee is 500 rubles. The exhibition will open on March 3.
The Kremlin Ballet
Seeing a Ballet in Moscow must be every traveller’s dream.Having celebrated its twentieth anniversary, «The Kremlin Ballet» became the leader among choreographic companies of the country. Check the repertoire for April.