What makes people spend their spare time and money on founding museums, organizing charities, and preserving cultural heritage?
The idea to create a museum came to the mind of several people, who saw a problem: in the city of Penza, with the exception of cinemas, cafes, and bowling, there are no other places to go to.
Finally, the time has come when the work of the Association of Private and People’s Museums of Russia has returned to normal
“Silence challenges you” is the catch-phrase of an unusual, interesting and impressive museum, “In silence”, the first museum of its kind in Russia.
On September 2, at 12:00, an opening ceremony of the renovated monument to the soldiers of the Great Patriotic War will take place in Orekhovo village, Spassky district.
At that time, Sokolniki Museum and Educational Centre gathered private and people’s museums of Russia to hold their professional exhibition for the first time in history.
This time last year preparations were underway for the exhibition “Private Museums of Russia. Talents of Russia”. Then, same as now, many volunteers and enthusiasts took part in the preparation.
In 2019, Dmitry Oktyabrsky founded his, now famous, October’s Automuseum in Moscow – the largest automobile museum in the capital.
On September 2, 2021, an opening ceremony of the renovated monument to the soldiers of the Great Patriotic War will take place in Orekhovo village, Spassky district, Ryazan region.
The 6th issue of the magazine “Private and People’s Museums of Russia. Talents of Russia”, both the printed and online versions, is to be published on September 2.
Together with the change of location, the Association of Private and People's Museums of Russia, which is currently based in a unique and beautiful place near the Oka Nature Reserve at 5A, Lesnaya st., Orekhovo village, Spassky district, Ryazan region, has also changed its name.
The Monument to the Soldiers of the Great Patriotic War In Orekhovo village, Spassky district, Ryazan region, is rapidly undergoing large-scale renovation.
It's a time of change for the Association of Private and People's Museums of Russia, headed by Alexey Shaburov. And the first major change is the change of location.
The Oak Museum in the Gifts of Oak Estate near Zvenigorod started with the creation of a gastronomic brand "Zvenigorod Oak Acorn Coffee", an ancient forgotten healthy drink. A Russian proverb says: "An oak tree in your yard is the food on your table".
The exhibition "Rarities Vault" in the Russian Lefty Museum has new miniature items on display, the legend of the 90s — seven unique microminiatures by the Cherepovets artist Valery Dvoryanov.
Under the guidance of Olga Khesina, director of the Mirolad Folk Culture Center in Biysk, the convicts studied calligraphy design elements and techniques.
For every collector, there comes a period when it is necessary to think about the purpose of the collection. In the fifteenth year since the start of serious collecting, I began to reflect on the purpose of my collection.
On the occasion of World Calligraphy Day on 11 August, the Typography Society of India, along with its partners, has organised Sulekhan 2021, a one-day event in online mode, to be held from 4 to 7.30 pm.
Our museum is an experimental platform for theatre performances located in functioning commercial baths of the hereditary merchant Dmitry Alexandrovich Fyodorov.
A lot of people who go to the Karelian Isthmus forest to forage mushrooms and berries probably get off the train at the Zakhodskoe station.
The Voenfilm-Medyn Cinema Complex is a modern film studio created by the famous collector and founder of the largest private museums in Russia, Vadim Zadorozhny, and the famous director Igor Ugolnikov.
One out of ten people in Russia have hearing problems, but it is almost impossible to understand the difficulties that hard-of-hearing people face.
“The World War IV will start in a cave with an axe and a stone, so right now, today, while we still have weapons on our planet, we have to take good care of the world,” says Joseph Mikhailovich Boterashvili, founder and owner of the Museum of Small Arms and Cold Steel in Yaroslavl.
In 1999, Vadim Zadorozhny visited the annual Autoexotics car show in Tushino, where he met a group of restoration enthusiasts who were engaged in the restoration of a BMW DA3 Wartburg from the early 1930s. Vadim Zadorozhniy volunteered to help them, and completely restored the car in 10 months.