Hermitage Days in Kaluga Automatic translate
From October 4 to 8, 2017, the Days of the Hermitage will be held in Kaluga for the second time. They are timed to the opening of the exhibition "Antoine Watteau" Landscape with a Waterfall. " From the collection of the State Hermitage. ” This is the second exhibition organized in the framework of the Agreement on Cooperation between the Government of the Kaluga Region and the State Hermitage, concluded in 2015.
As part of the Hermitage Days, lectures, video shows, and concerts will be held. For the first time, a separate program of events for children has been included in the Hermitage Days program. The organizers of the exhibition are especially proud of the paper models of historical costumes included in the exposition based on A. Watto, made by the Kaluga artist, Marina Guseva, a member of the Union of Artists of Russia.
All events on October 4 - 7 will be held in the main building of the museum - the Bilibin-Chistokletovs estate (104, Lenin St., Kaluga), October 8 events - in the premises of the Information, Educational and Exhibition Center (IOBC) - a branch of the Kaluga Museum Fine Arts at the address: Kaluga, st. Lenin, d.103.
HERMITAGE DAYS officially open on October 4 at 3 p.m. with a lecture
“18th-century French art in the collection of the State Hermitage”, which will be read by Anna Vladimirovna Vilenskaya, scientific secretary of the State Hermitage’s Western European art department.
On October 5, at 10.30, Alexey Valentinovich Bogdanov, Deputy General Director for Operations at the State Hermitage Museum, Ph.D., associate professor of the St. Petersburg State University of Fire Service, will give a lecture on the topic “Security Problems of the Modern Museum”.
At 12 o’clock the opening of the exhibition “Antoine Watteau“ Landscape with a Waterfall ”will take place. From the collection of the State Hermitage. ” This work, relating to the mature period of the master’s work, is a rare example of Watteau’s landscape - beautiful and harmonious.
Immediately after the opening day, at 12.30 the ceremony of awarding the winners of the annual contest among the media covering the issues of culture and art “Skillful Verb” will begin.
On October 6, at 3 p.m. and October 7, at 12 p.m., all art lovers are invited to a lecture on “The Fragile World of Antoine Watteau” by senior researcher at the Moscow Art Institute Irina Vitalievna Guzhova.
October 7 starts the CHILDREN’S PROGRAM. At 11.30, an open lesson of the children’s museum studio called “Paris, Watteau and not only…” will be held at the exhibition, which will continue with the “Magic Fan” workshop. At 15 o’clock for parents with children - the film “The Tale of Jacques and his Sorceress” from the cycle “Tales of Aunt Owls” and the master class “Boutonniere - a Small Bouquet”. We will get acquainted with the work of A. Watteau and produce elegant details for ladies’ and men’s suits - a fan and a boutonniere (6+).
October 8, we are waiting for parents with children at 12 o’clock for the thematic lesson “Paris, Watteau and not only…”, at 15 o’clock for the film “Tale of Jacques and his sorceress” from the series “Tales of Aunt Owls” and the master class “Buttonhole - a small bouquet ”(6+).
We invite adult lovers of the beautiful on October 7 at 17.00 to the concert “Music of the Gallant Century”. The performers are the chamber quintet of the Kaluga Youth Symphony Orchestra named after S.T. Richter composed of Ilya Darintsev (viola), Alexander Bogatyrev (flute), Anastasia Lapshina (flute), Marina Goryacheva (cello), Dmitry Paranin (double bass).
The program of the Days of the Hermitage will end on October 8 with a lecture by the senior researcher of the Moscow Art Museum, the keeper of graphics Marina Vladimirovna Zvereva “The Gallant Age in the Mirror of French Engraving of the 18th Century. from the collection of the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts ”(beginning at 15 o’clock) and the screening of the author’s cinema program of MB Piotrovsky“ On the Hermitage with Love ”(beginning at 17 o’clock).
Exhibition "Antoine Watteau" Landscape with a Waterfall ". From the collection of the State Hermitage ”will work from October 5, 2017 to February 4, 2018. The exhibition will include guided tours for adults and interactive classes for primary school children as part of the weekend program, as well as on request.
Museum opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 18:00, except Mondays, Saturdays from 11:00 to 19:00.