Review of lectures and excursions for adults at the Tretyakov Gallery in September-October 2016

Обзор лекций и экскурсий для взрослых в Третьяковской Галерее в сентябре-октябре 2016 года

In September-October 2016 everyone will traditionally have the opportunity to learn about Russian art, to understand it and to find out the latest news on art in the Tretyakov Gallery.

A few forms of acquiring knowledge will be available for the visitors: a set of lectures, excursions and Art experts school. After visiting the lecture, it makes sense to schedule a visit to the museum of original works’ study.

The thematic excursion programs begin in September 2016 and in coincide with the exhibitions held at the Tretyakov gallery. Moreover, the review, individual and corporate excursions are held, which must be ordered separately. The lecture programs will start on October, 1 2016.

The excursions are held in the mornings and evenings in Lavrushinsky lane or in the Gallery on the Crimean shaft on the following topics:

Russian art of the XVIII – XIX centuries

At 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00 on Sundays

On September 11, 18, 25, 2016

On October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016

Ivan Aivazovsky. The 200th anniversary after the birth of the artist (entrance only by the pre-purchased subscriptions “Morning in the Tretyakov gallery. Based on the exhibitions in the Tretyakov gallery” )

At 11:00 on Thursdays

On October, 6, 13, 20 2016

The basic concepts of the Old Russian art. The pre-Mongolian Rus. The iconography of the XIII – XV centuries.

On Thursdays, 11 am

On October, 27 2016

The pre-avant-garde movements. The artistic groups “Jack of diamonds”, “.

At 11 am, on Fridays

On October, 28 2016

On September, 9 2016 the sales of subscriptions and the enrollment to the youth School of art began, which offers the young people from 14 years old to listen to 4 lectures and attend 2 seminars on language and analysis of literary works in a month.

The seminars are held at 4 pm on Fridays

On October, 16, 30 2016

Lectures are held at 12:00 and 2 pm

On October, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2016

On Sundays at 12:00 (October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2016) the intensive annual course on painting – a brief history of Russian art will be held. It also includes lectures and seminars that can be combined with the School of art in the exhibition halls of the museum. Everyone can learn to analyze the works of art, which will help the viewer to understand art.

For those who would like to understand some important things in painting, the lecture and artistic programs with video “Myths and legends in art” will take place on October 23 and 30 2016 at 2 pm. On October 30, 2016 at 1 pm a lecture-concert cycle “The great iconographers” will start.

Museum university

This academic program is for those who wish to gain a deep system knowledge in history of the Russian art.

The Old Russian painting of the XI-XIII centuries. Mosaics, frescoes, icons. Book-miniature”

It covers a period after the christianization of Russia and the beginning of the Tartar Mongol Yoke. The analysis of paintings of the churches of Kiev, Novgorod, Vladimir, and Rostov.

On October 4-8, on Tuesdays at 7 pm

“The Russian Art of XVIII century”

The event is devoted to an inimitable originality of Russian baroque, rococo, classicism and sentimentalism.

October, 7 – November 4, on Fridays at 7 pm

“The Russian art of the first half of XIX century”

The event is devoted to the grand achievements in the Russian art, the creation of the great paintings by K.P. Brullov and A.A. Ivanov, the masters of the chamber style.

October, 5 – November, 9, Wednesdays at 7 pm

“The Russian art between the XIX-XX centuries”

The period of the Silver Age. The evolution of main movements: national romanticism, impressionism, symbolism.

October, 13 – November, 24, on Thursdays at 7 pm

“The language of graphic arts”

A review and typology of graphics (unique, printmaking, book illustrations, poster and affiche, the miniature forms, ex-libris). The lecture is conducted by a graphic artist V.M. Byalik.

October, 1 – November, 5, Saturdays at 2 pm

“Styles and movements in the fine arts”

One of the most popular cycles, which reveals the essence and the national characteristics of style, artistic directions, and their place in the history of Russian art.

October 1-22, on Saturdays at 4 pm

“The greatest masters of the Russian avant-garde”

The analysis of common traits of the basic movements of avant-garde: suprematism of K. Malevich, constructivism of V. E. Tatlin, abstract expressionism of V. V. Kandinsky and analytical art of P. N. Filonov.

October, 1 – November, 5, on Saturdays at 2 pm

“The Russian underground art of the second half XX – the beginning of XXI century in the international context”

The event is devoted to the work of artists who opposed themselves to the official Soviet art and the international art context.

October, 13 – December, 8, on Thurdays at 2 pm