25 April - 30 June 2017

In 1922 the research officer of the Ethnographic Department of the Russian Museum D.A. Zolotarev undertook the one of the most notable integrated ethnographic expeditions of that time. The aim of the expedition was to continue work that had started in Tver Governorate in 1921.

17 May - 21 May 2017

In May 17-21 the Russian Museum of Ethnography will host temporal exhibition “The Way of Flower” dedicated to 90th anniversary of the ikebana school “Sōgetsu-ryū the 118th birth anniversary of Sōfu Teshigahara, the great Japanese artist, philosopher and experimenter. The  specialist in flower design  of  the school-studio “Petersburg Style”   which is run by ceramic artist K.A, Petrova and the students of the school “Sōgetsu”  from the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk will present their works.

23 March - 23 June 2017

For the first time the Russian museum of Ethnography presents objects revealing common and distinctive features of ethnic, territorial and ethno-confessional groups of the Tatars in Russia. The main part of the displayed collection is dated to late 19th – early 20th century.

06 December - 25 June 2017

For  most  of us the Arctic is an enigmatic “ice corner” of our planet with numerous shining white icebergs and ice covered seas, endless polar days and nights; it is the land of unlimited domain of  the cold and the source of constant challenges to man, the  place of self-sacrifices and achievements. It’s here, on the territory of extreme natural, cultural and value contrasts, where the hidden potential of culture, its flexibility and endurance emerge allowing man not only survive in hardly suitable for life environment, but make the Arctic a part of his cultural space.

Russian costume: from the tradition to the scenic evocation

The Russian Museum of Ethnography & The Bolshoi Theatre & Belfast City Council