New life of an old castle

Business event flow / Museums and exhibition projects

15.12.2015 9:30–17:00

Sadovaya st., 2, Mikhailovsky Castle.


9.30 -10.00 Registration of participants


10.00 - 12.30

  • Exclusive presentation for the participants and guests of exhibitions “Treasures of Ancient Russia in collections of the Russian Museum” and “Peter the Great. His time and Circle”.
  • Rooms of the Empress - opening of the main bedroom of Empress Maria Fyodorovna after restoration.
  • Dining Room of Empress Maria Fyodorovna

“Culture and Exhibition Centers of the Museum in Russia and Abroad: Bridges of Understanding and Cooperation”

  • Signing of cooperation agreements of the Russian museum with:

      - Pushkin State Institute of the Russian Language (Moscow);

      - Altai Regional Office of Culture and Archives;

      - Museum of Arts of the Republic of Karelia (Petrozavodsk).

  •  Russian Museum in Spain. First results and the future of the project. Presentation of the Director of National Agency for Management of Pablo Ruiz Picasso Memorial Houses and Museums and other museums and cultural establishments (Malaga, Spain) Mr. J. M. L. Aguilar.

East facade of the Castle (Fontanka Embankment)

  •  “Time to Return» - the ceremony of starting the Mikhailovsky Castle clock.

12.30 - 17.00

Guests may view the permanent exhibitions of the Mikhailovsky Castle and visit the Outdoor Sculpture Foundation and the exhibition “Collection Tomilov-Schwartz” from the series of exhibitions “Collections and collectors”