PAVILION OF RUSSIA IN THE YEARS OF THE BLOCKADE

2020-01-20T11:41:32+00:00January 20, 2020|

During the Great Patriotic War, in the Rossi Pavilion, restoration workshops of the Summer Garden were located. In August 1941, a change house for employees of the Summer and Mikhailovsky Gardens was organized in the pavilion. From the memoirs of Pyotr Kondratievich Lobanov: “Once I and other garden workers dined in the Rossi pavilion in the [...]

RIDDLES OF GARDENS “PAVILION OF RUSSIA”

2020-01-17T17:06:03+00:00January 17, 2020|

The gardens of the Russian Museum include: Summer and Mikhailovsky Gardens, the garden at the House of Peter the Great, Engineering Square and the Garden of the Mikhailovsky Castle, couriers of the Mikhailovsky and Marble Palaces. From January 17 to January 27, 2020 at exactly 12 o’clock on the berm of the Mikhailovsky Palace the excursion [...]

WARM WINTER – IS IT GOOD?

2020-01-17T16:52:19+00:00January 16, 2020|

It’s unusual when, instead of Epiphany frosts, in January, birds chirp in spring and the grass grows emerald green. The anomalously warm winter of 2019-2020 in St. Petersburg will be remembered by the citizens. Many Petersburgers have not yet taken out winter clothes and are actively using umbrellas. Fans of winter entertainments are upset, although this [...]

EXCURSIONS “GARDENS OF THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM DURING THE BLOCKADE OF LENINGRAD”

2020-01-13T16:18:02+00:00January 15, 2020|

January 18 and 27 are memorable days in the history of Leningrad. For every resident of the city on the Neva, these are the Leningrad Victory Days. In January 1943, on January 18, Soviet soldiers managed to break through the blockade of Leningrad, and on January 27, 1944, the blockade of the city was completely lifted. [...]

RESULTS OF COUNTING BIRDS IN FEEDERS

2020-01-13T11:13:07+00:00January 14, 2020|

On January 10, 2020, in the Mikhailovsky and Summer Gardens, birds were counted on feeders. In this event, together with employees of the gardens of the Russian Museum and teachers of the Center for Museum Pedagogy, students from school No. 252 of the Krasnoselsky district took part. Under the guidance of museum workers, the guys counted [...]

COUNTING BIRDS ON FEEDERS

2019-12-30T13:33:35+00:00January 9, 2020|

On January 10-12, the next citywide registration of birds on feeders will be held. As part of this action, on January 10, employees of the museum’s gardens, together with the teachers of the Museum Pedagogy Center, will hold the event “Bird Counting on the Feeding Tables of the Russian Museum Gardens”. During this action, students of [...]

GARDENS OF THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM IN THE WORKS OF PAINTING. STATUE “NIGHT”

2019-12-30T12:40:28+00:00January 8, 2020|

When viewing this picture, I recall a poem by Anna Akhmatova: A night! In the star blanket In mourning poppies, with a sleepless owl. Daughter! How did we shelter you Fresh garden ground. / The pastes are now Dionysian cups The eyes of love are crying ... It pass over our city Your terrible sisters. The [...]

PAST AND PRESENT

2019-12-30T12:43:42+00:00January 7, 2020|

The photographs depict a stone terrace built on the banks of the Lebyazhy Canal in 1797-1798 according to the project of architect G.P. Pilnikova. The difference between the images is 66 years old. The first was made in 1953, the second in 2019. Everything seems to be similar, but something is wrong. And it's not even [...]