"NIGHT OF MUSEUMS" in the cities of the "Silver Necklace of Russia"

14 May 2021

On the night of May 15-16, and in St. Petersburg on the night of May 22-23, museums and exhibition spaces are ready to welcome guests, participants of the "Night of Museums" campaign, until dawn. The theme of this year is "More than a Museum". Visitors will be taught dancing, shown performances and films, conducted excursions and master classes, invited to participate in interactive programs and go on a fancy-dress journey.

"Night of Museums" in Kaliningrad

When: May 14 and 15, 2021

For 600 rubles, you can visit 6 museums with hundreds of events specially prepared for the campaign, take a look at the region in the context of 75 years.

Cathedral (Kant st., 1): concerts, fancy-dress journey and musical light show.

Friedland Gate (Dzerzhinsky st., 30): orchestral improvisations and laser show, Tram city tour.

Museum of History and Art (Klinicheskaya st., 21): revived paintings, master classes and excursions.

Amber Museum (Vasilevsky Square, 1): cosmic motives and Kaliningrad groups.

Museum of Fine Arts (Leninsky Prospect, 83): interactive program, postcard from the future and open air.

Museum of the World Ocean (1 Peter the Great Embankment): meetings with captains, retrospective and space DJ set.



"Night of Museums" in The Pushkin Museum-Reserve

When: May 15, 2021

Where: S. S. Geychenko Boulevard, 1 Pushkinskie Gory, Pskov region

The program includes "Mechanical Miracles in Trigorskoye", a night tour "Science and Life in the Museum "Pushkin Village", "An Insight into the Historical Chronicles of Abram Petrov's creation of the handwritten textbook "Geometry" and "Fortification" and the exhibition "The Artistic World of Leonora Berezhnaya" in Petrovskoye.




"Night of Museums" at the Museum-Reserve of A. S. Pushkin «Mikhailovskoye»

When: May 15, 2021

Where: Pskov, Nekrasov St., 7

As part of the "Night of Museums" campaign, the Museum-Reserve of A. S. Pushkin «Mikhailovskoye» has prepared a number of thematic programs. The theme of the campaign in 2021 is “More than a museum”. Museum workers will tell the visitors how they preserve and enhance not only cultural valuables, but also technical and scientific achievements.



"Night of Museums" in the Novgorod Region. Velikiy Novgorod

When: May 15, 2021 20:00 - 00:00

Where: Veliky Novgorod, Novgorod Kremlin, 8

Visitors to the Kremlin will see familiar monuments, exhibits and museum stories in a new perspective. Night photography workshop will teach how to catch natural light for artistic and unique images. Monuments from the electric car window will appear from different points of view.



"Night of Museums" in the Novgorod Region. Valday

When: May 15, 2021 19:00 - 22:00

Where: Valday, Komsomolsky prospect, 1, Museum Bell Center

The staff of Valday museums will tell about the intricacies of the technology of making church bells, teach how to invent bell fairytales, perform a vesper bell and take you for a walk around the places of Valday's bell glory etc.



"Night of Museums" "Time Machine" in the Apatite Museum and Exhibition Center

When: May 15, 2021 17:00-23:00

Where: Lenin Ave. 4a, Kirovsk

The guests of the museum will go on a journey through time: they will get acquainted with the life and weapons of the Vikings, learn how to fence with swords and learn new things about the history of the polar regions. Children will create a clay craft and scratchboard drawing. The night will end with a bright fire show.



"Night of Museums" at the Murmansk Regional Art Museum. Folk lessons

When: May 15, 2021 17: 00-01:00

Where: Murmansk, 13 Comintern street

Performances, folk lessons, a public folk party, outdoor dances, master classes for all ages, concerts, excursions to the museum's depository - all this awaits the guests of the Murmansk Regional Art Museum at the "Night of Museums - 2021"



"Night of museums" in Pomorye

When: May 15, 2021

The museums of the Arkhangelsk Region have prepared a variety of activities: specific excursions, performances by original musicians, master classes and poetry reading, as well as showing the rarest masterpieces from the storerooms. This year the event will take place online and offline.



"Night of Museums" with the Museum of Fine Arts of Karelia

When: May 15, 2021 18:00 - 23:00

Join the online quest "In Search of Light" based on the Karelian-Finnish epic "Kalevala" and the new museum exhibition "The Universe of Kalevala"!



"Night of Museums" in the KIZHI state open-air museum

When: May 15, 2021

Where: Republic of Karelia, Kizhi island

Fans of the Night of Museums campaign have a unique opportunity to get to know the Kizhi Museum from a completely new perspective: in addition to free visits to exhibitions and permanent expositions, museum guests of all ages will enjoy master classes, concerts, one-day exhibitions, presentations and author's tours.



"Night of Museums" in the Vologda region

When: May 15, 2021

All exhibition grounds of the main art museum of the region will join the campaign. Visitors will enjoy interactive programs at the exhibition of cartoonist, Oscar winner Alexander Petrov; screening of the film "Imprint in motion" (Russian "Слепок"), the program "Vasily Kandinsky and painting on glass"; photo session by Evgeny Ivanov; fashion show; theatrical excursion "Memory of the House", concerts, excursions and, of course, art exhibitions.


"Night of Museums" in Syktyvkar

When: May 15, 2021

Where: Republic of Komi, the city of Syktyvkar

The National Museum of the Komi Republic will join the All-Russian Night of Museums in 2021. Educational and entertaining games, quests, workshops, excursions, magic rituals and dancing performances  will await the guests.


Night of museums in the Leningrad region

When: May 15, 2021

On the Night of Museums, the Tosno Museum is holding a musical-interactive program "Ah, these dacha fun and play...". The program will begin with a guided tour of the "Captured Sounds" exhibition. Then an interactive program awaits the guests: old game tasks, "summer pastime" - "high jinks", "rhymes", "puzzles".

The "Priyutino" Museum-estate (Vsevolozhsk, Priyutino, 1) from 18:00 to 20:00 conducts evening excursions with an exclusive program with "sounding exhibits" from its own collection: a music box and a clockwork "Bird in a Cage".

The Tikhvin Museum (1 Tikhvinskaya Street, Tikhvin) will host the opening of the “Sounds of a Provincial Theater” exhibition dedicated to a significant phenomenon for the cultural life of the city - the Tikhvin Theater, which has existed for over a hundred years. Workshops on making textile brooches will also be organized.



"Night of Museums" at the Artillery Museum

When: May 22, 2021 18:00 - 06:00

Where: St. Petersburg, Alexandrovsky Park, 7

Do you like military historical reenactments? Then visit the military historical camp on Artillery Island! It will be loud and hot here from the roar of guns and the clink of blades. Shoot from a bow and a gun, and try on costumes from bygone eras.



"Night of Museums" at the Anna Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House

When: May 22, 2021 18:00 - 06:00

Where: St. Petersburg, Liteiny prospekt, 53

What could be more magical and mysterious than the garden of the Fountain House on a white St. Petersburg night? The garden will turn into a creative space with several stages: there will be performances of drummers, a theremin, performances of the theater of plastic arts,  flashmobs.



Sound programs of the "Night of Museums" campaign in different parts of the Kurortny district of St. Petersburg

When: May 22, 2021

From 18.00 to 23.00, the participants will plunge into the leisurely life of summer residents of the village of Komarovo, listen to the theremin on the territory of the Shalash museum, learn about the forbidden songs in the Soviet era in the Art-Resort exhibition hall and plunge into the performance of electronics and guitar sound in the Saray museum.



For more information on the events of the Museum Night, please visit the RussiaTravel.club messengers. During the days of the All-Russian campaign "Night of Museums" a photo competition will also be launched.