Two new exhibitions “Journey to the Other Worlds: Tracing Steps of Ethnographic Expeditions in the Early XX Century” and “Photographing the “Far East” based on artifact and photographical collections from the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg were simultaneously inaugurated at the Museum of Pre-Columbian and Indigenous Art (MAPI) in the Uruguay capital Montevideo this Monday, June 13, 2016 at 6.00 p.m. by local time.
Visita in Italiano il mercoledì (3, 20, 27 Luglio) alle 12.00
The very new objects will appear for several days in the display cases of the RME Treasure Room. Objects from the contemporary jewelers will be “settled” near the traditional adornments. St. Petersburg goldsmiths were inspired by the ethnic forms and images which they found in the RME.
The Museum is closed on May 12th.
The exhibition features the geographical scope of tea and coffee consume traditions among the peoples of Russia and neighboring countries and shows visitors cultural diversity associated with consume of these beverage as well as daily and sacred practices related to them in everyday life of the peoples of Eurasia.