In the days of IV Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum section “Fine art” hosted 6 different events. Head of section wasRector of St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin - SemyonMikhailovsky.
The key event of the program is symposium "Contemporary Art: along or near", attended by the Director of the State Russian Museum Vladimir Gusev, Artistic Director of the Alexandrinsky Theater Valery Fokin, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts named after Alexander Pushkin Marina Loshak, Director of the Moscow House of Photography Olga Sviblova, Artistic Director of the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theatre Andrew Moguchy, Rector of St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin Semyon Mikhailovsky and other cultural figures.
An important international event was the Russian-Chinese Conference on Arts Education. During the conference was tackled the themes of international cooperation, the problem of compatibility of training programs, exchange programs for students and teachers,joint conferences and exhibitions.