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Exhibition December 19, 2019 − February 28
"To the shores of Antarctica and the Arctic." To the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica
The State Russian Museum in Mikhailovsky Castle holds an exhibition“To the shores of Antarctica and the Arctic. To the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica ".

The exhibition, dedicated to the Year of Antarctica in Russia, presents about 100 works of painting, graphic art, sculpture, numismatics, decorative and applied and folk art from the collection of the Russian Museum. The exhibition will be based on sections devoted to the discovery of Antarctica and the development of the Arctic by Russian travelers, sailors and scientists.

Visitors will see portraits of famous seafarers and polar explorers, images of representatives of the indigenous peoples of the North and unique examples of Chukchi bone carving, landscapes and animalistic compositions, medals and commemorative signs associated with the history of travel to the two poles of the globe, and other unique materials related to history discoveries of the sixth continent.

Based on site materialsThe State Russian Museum.