Exhibition "Presentiment of the North. Perm Way" 17/11/2018 automatic translate
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In the Perm Art Gallery opens the exhibition "Premonition of the North. Perm way. This is part of the Russian inter-museum cultural-cultural project “The Development of the North. One thousand years of success ”, aimed at attracting interest in the history of the“ Russian way ”to the North and understanding its role in the development of our state.
The project “Development of the North. A thousand years of success ”, initiated by the company“ Norilsk Nickel ”, united around the theme of the history of the Russian North museums from 9 regions of Russia. The author of the idea and the project leader is Doctor of Historical Sciences Julia Kantor. In 2017, the project was implemented in Veliky Novgorod, Moscow and St. Petersburg. In 2018 - implemented in Vyborg, Omsk and Perm. In 2019 the exhibitions will be held in Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Norilsk. The project participants talk about the bright, full of drama and exciting adventures of the history of the Russian way to the North with the help of an arsenal of exhibition tools available to museum workers today.
An important role in the history of the addition of Russian statehood was also played by the ancient Perm land. It was here that the trade routes intertwining this land with southern and western civilizations and states intertwined; it was here that the young Russian state was once opened the way to the endless expanses of Siberia.
Chronologically, the exhibition “Premonition of the North. Perm way "covers the period from the X-th century until 1917. The exhibition will feature more than 200 items from the collection of the Perm Gallery, the museums of the Perm Territory, the Perm Pedagogical University, the State Archives of the Perm Territory, the Sverdlovsk Regional Museum and other institutions.
The exhibition consists of several sections in which the means of painting, drawing, decorative and applied art, archival documents tells about the early stages of the development of our region. For example, in the section devoted to the history of the ancient Perm land and its cultural heritage, unique exhibits from the archaeological collection of the Perm Humanitarian Pedagogical University will be shown for the first time.
The section dedicated to the Christianization of the Perm land will feature iconographic images of the most venerated saints: Stephen of Perm, Saints Gerasim, Pitirim, Jonah and others. Among them are the rare icon of life “Stephan the Great with the Life” (end of the 18th century), “The Prophet Elijah in the Cave” (15th century), “The Fool Procopius of Ustyug and the Venerable Varlaamy Khutynsky” (16th century) and other exhibits.
The exhibition also contains sections on people and their deeds. These are the Stroganovs, whose name is connected with the successful campaign of Yermak to Siberia, the development of salt-making, industry, science and culture. These are the Demidovs, the Vsevolozhskys and the Lazarevs, who also played a large role in the creation and development of the mining industry. This is Babinov, who built the road 400 years ago, which for almost 200 years remained the main transit artery through the Ural Mountains to the east of Russia, to Siberia - the first road connecting Europe with Asia.
The expositions of the sections are filled with different types of art: painting and graphics, artistic casting of copper and cast iron, carving and painting on wood, and gold embroidery.
The authors of the exhibition, combining different dramatic lines, different times and types of art, show the multidimensionality of our history. And this is the main feature of the exhibition.
The exhibition is addressed to a wide range of viewers. Its main goal is educational. To tell, to show, to remind the residents of our region about the great contribution Permiaks made to the development of new spaces, the development of the economy, science and culture of the country.
The exhibition is organized with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Perm Region and will be open to visitors from November 23, 2018 to February 17, 2019.
Curator of the exhibition: President of the Perm Art Gallery Nadezhda Belyaeva
Chief Scientific Consultant: Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor G.N. Chagin
Exhibition Designer: Alexander Khodot
Perm Museum of Local Lore, State Archive of Perm Region, Perm State Research University, Perm State Humanitarian-Pedagogical University, Perm Regional Library M. Gorky, Perm Construction College, Sverdlovsk Regional Museum of Local Lore, Berezniki History and Art Museum. I. F. Konovalova, Dobriansky Local History Museum, Ilyinsky Regional Municipal Museum, Ochersky Local Lore Museum A.V. Netsvetaeva, Solikamsk Museum of Local Lore, Chermozsky Museum of Local History.