An exhibition of documents after D. S. Merezhkovsky and V. F. Khodasevich "Writers of the Silver age: Merezhkovsky and Khodasevich" is held on 17 August – 10 September 2016 in the Rumyantsev hall of the Russian State Library.
Keep your mind in hell and despair not.
From 20 to 31 August 2016 parishioners of Holy spirit Cathedral in Minsk will be able to venerate the relics of St. ven. Silouan.
From 31 August until 24 September 2016 relics of the Saint will be available for veneration Russian pilgrims in the following sequence:
On August 25, 2016 at 19:00 in the Museum of Russian impressionism will take place lecture of the largest collector of Russian avant-garde Valery Dudakov. He will tell about the time when he gathered his collection, about the scholars and experts who have formed their collections in 1950-1980 in Russia.
25 Aug 2016 19:00 Grand Symphony orchestra after Tchaikovsky will be performing the music from the movies in the Grand Kremlin Palace. Conductor is Denis Lotoev.
The play "Running", based on the play by M. A. Bulgakov, was first staged in December 2015. Since then it became one of the favorite productions of the Theater "Commonwealth Taganka Actors". Director Maria Fedosova unfolds a modern, entertaining and original picture.
In Moscow, at the Tretyakov gallery on Krymsky Val, the exhibition of Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) is held. It opened on 29 July 2016, exactly 1 year to the 200 anniversary from the birthday of the artist, and runs until 20 November 2016. A month later, on 24 December 2016, it will be opened in the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
We know sea of Aivazovsky – it was he who approved the seascape genre in Russian art. The sea was his inspiration and specialization, it has become a means of expression of the artist throughout his life. At the same time, Aivazovsky didn't write the sea "from nature". "Storm, which I've seen at the coast of Italy, in my painting can be carried on any area of the Crimea and the Caucasus," he said.