Opening of the project «History of the Present»


January 17, 2018 at the new site of the museum in the House of the Governor opened an exhibition project “History of the Present”, implemented in conjunction with the Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art (VCSI) in the framework of a grant from the Government of the Voronezh Region to create creatively meaningful projects in the field of culture and art.

The solemn part of the opening, the deputy director of the museum, Marina Chernova, began by thanking the government of the Voronezh region, thanks to the support of which the project received a life. Those present also learned about the history of the mansion and its significance in Voronezh life.

Alena Sergeeva, head of the department of professional art and art education of the Department of Culture of the Voronezh Region, noted in her speech that this is a unique project and expressed the hope that the exhibition will become a kind of bridge between history and modernity, and also wished everyone creativity and inspiration.

The museum’s scientific secretary Natalya Bakina, who is the museum curator of the project, noted the sympathy and enthusiasm of young artists who mastered and revitalized the museum’s new space and shared plans for the creation and placement of an exposition devoted to the artistic life of Voronezh from the early 19th century to the present.

In his speech, curators of the exhibition from the Center for Contemporary Art in the person of Tatyana Danilevskaya and Nikolay Alekseev also expressed their gratitude to all project participants who provided their works and told about the events of the public program that will be held in parallel with the exhibition at both sites of the museum.

At the conclusion of the opening, the famous Voronezh artist Sergey Gorshkov congratulated everyone on the good start of the new life of the building and stressed that the cooperation of young artists and the classical museum is very important for the artistic and cultural life of the city

The exhibition will last until February 18, 2018.