February 26, 2021 on the third floor of the main building of the Voronezh Regional Art Museum named after I.N. Kramskoy will open the exhibition “Tsar dolls” from the private collection of Svetlana Pchelnikova.
The Tsar Dolls exhibition is part of a large-scale project to recreate the collection of dolls and toys from the children of Emperor Nicholas II. Its author is Svetlana Pchelnikova, an artist, collector, philanthropist, laureate of the RF Government Prize in the field of culture.
The exposition will include unique exhibits made of various materials and in various techniques. From photographs, drawings, references in the memoirs of figures of that time, the lost items of the children’s life of the family of the last emperor of Russia were recreated.
The exhibition will feature 19th century porcelain beauties from eminent factories in France and Germany, clothes and copies of doll sets brought to the imperial family from Europe, about four hundred wooden soldiers – exact copies of those played by Tsarevich Alexei, as well as antique paper dolls Lady Betty Raphael Tuck, designed in England and printed in Bavaria in 1894.
Visitors will be able not only to get acquainted with toys from the time of the imperial family, appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of the presented collection, but also learn the history of the creation of exclusive exhibits.
Full ticket – 250 rubles.
Discount ticket (pupils, students, pensioners) – 200 rubles.
Members of the Union of Artists (upon presentation of a certificate) – free.
Photography: mobile devices, camera (without flash) – free of charge.
Tickets can be bought at the ticket office of the museum, as well as online.
Buy a ticket online.
The exhibition will run until April 11, 2021.