Marble Palace

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The Marble Palace was commissioned by Catherine the Great and built to the design of the architect Antonio Rinaldy. The architect extensively used granite and marble of different colours. It imparted the palace a unique originality and afterwards gave it the name of the Marble Palace. The exhibition of the Marble Palace contains mainly the works of contemporary European, Russian and American artists. The exhibition gives visitors an opportunity to trace the development of Russian contemporary art in the context of world culture.

From September, 24 to November 5, 2018, the museum hosts an exhibition dedicated to the 60th birthday of Timur Petrovich Novikov, an outstanding artist, the creator of a new trend in art - neoacademism, the founder of the New Artists group, the successors of avant-garde traditions.

From September, 24 to November 12, 2018, the museum will host an exhibition of Andrey Valerievich Krisanov, member of the New Artists group, a member of the Kino rock group and the Pop Mechanics Orchestra.

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 300 RUB

Address:
5/1, Millionnaya Street

Closest metro station:
Gostiny dvor, Nevsky prospekt

Phone:
+7 (812) 595-42-48

Website:
www.rusmuseum.ru

Open hours:
Daily: 10.00 - 18.00, tickets till 17.30, Thursday: 13.00 - 21.00, tickets till 20.30. Closed: Tuesday

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