Action "Night of Museums - 2022"


May 21, 2022 at the VOKhM them. I.N. Kramskoy will host the annual event “Night of Museums”. The main theme of the action is “Fashion on Traditions”.

The official website of the action on the portal «Culture. RF»

The museum will be open from 14.00 to 00.00. Entrance to the museum closes 30 minutes before closing. Visiting the permanent exhibition, as well as temporary exhibitions “Vivat, Russia!” and “Mythology of Time” in the self-examination mode – free of charge.

The museum site in the governor’s house (Revolution Ave., 22) will work on a regular schedule – from 10.00 to 18.00. Visiting the exhibitions “Knights of the Russian Table” and “A Different Look at the Vision of the New Testament” in the mode of self-examination on the day of the action is free.


14.00 – 23.00. The work of the interactive photo zone “In the circle of comrades”.
The area in front of the museum

14.00 – 00.00. Exhibition of one painting “Henrik Bezler-Chizhevska. Portrait of Peter I” (from the museum funds).
Main building, 2nd floor
Free admission

14.30 -15.00. Thematic excursion “On the throne was an eternal worker.”
Main building, 2nd floor
Free admission

From the portraits of Peter I began a new understanding of the role and importance of a person called to serve the cause of building a new Russia. Today, thanks to the laborious work of artists of past centuries, descendants are familiar with the appearance of the great Russian ruler. The exhibition will focus on the features of the typology of the Russian portrait of the 18th century, on the manners and stylistic techniques of the art of the time of Peter the Great, on the new secular culture, which, like Russia itself, entered Europe with the clatter of an ax and the roar of fireworks.

15.00 – 16.00. Lecture “Peter’s ships. The history of the navy in the Voronezh land “(12+).
Main building, lecture hall
Free admission

Together with Evgeny Sychev, senior researcher at the museum, we will talk about the history of the Voronezh Territory, the origins of shipbuilding art on the banks of the Voronezh and Don rivers, and also about the heights and scales this activity reached on the wave of Petrovsky reforms and transformations. In addition, students will get acquainted with the main types of warships of the beginning of the 18th century, their structure, purpose, features of service and life of sailors. The first battleship of the Russian fleet, our famous Goto Predestination, will not be ignored either.

16.30 – 17.30. Master class “Architectural sketches in the Baroque style” (12+).
The area in front of the main facade of the museum
Attention! The master class is paid.

The artist Nelly Frolova, the author of the art guides to Voronezh “Architectural ABC” and “Architectural Walk in Art Nouveau Style” will invite participants to make an architectural sketch (a simple drawing, sketch) of the details of the museum building using a liner and colored pencils.


17.00 – 18.00. Concert “Musical sketches”.
Main building, 2nd floor
Free admission.

The ensemble of cellists “СLASS-CELLO” of the Children’s Art School No. 7 in Voronezh will take part in the concert. The team, which turns 30 in 2022, is a laureate of regional, regional and international competitions. The leader is the innovative teacher Alla Anatolyevna Selivanova. The ensemble will perform works by: I.S. Bach, D. Popper, A. Dvorak, J. Caccini, P.I. Tchaikovsky, N. Parkhomenko, R. Glushkova and other authors.

17.30 – 19.00. Master class by Olga Remez “Engraving on cardboard” (8+).
Main building, lecture hall
Attention! The master class is paid.

At the master class, participants will get acquainted with printing techniques – engraving on cardboard and its main features and create their own composition. Printing on paper will be done on a real etching machine. Everyone will be able to create their own series of unique prints! All materials are provided.

The cost is 400 rubles. Tickets online only. TO BUY A TICKET

20.00 – 21.30. Master class on graphics “Rough little animals” (12+).
Main building, lecture hall
Attention! The master class is paid.

Under the guidance of Voronezh graphic artist Denis Bulavintsev, the participants will get acquainted with the unusual technique of drawing with dry pastel on sandpaper and create unusual “velvety” paintings.

The cost is 400 rubles. Tickets online only. TO BUY A TICKET

21.00 – 22.00. Concert of CARILIONA chapel of manual chromatic bells (0+)

The composition of the chapel:
Oleg Pozharsky – leader, vocals, composer-arranger
Irina Hotmakhor – soprano bells, vocals
Natalia Shishakova – viola bells
Denis Saltovsky – tenor bells
Roman Sidorov – baritone bells
Andrey Mikhailov – bass bells.

This group has been in existence for three years. The sound range is three full octaves. The repertoire of the CARILIONA chapel includes spiritual and secular works from different countries and peoples, from the first centuries of Christianity to the present day. The soft and gentle sound of hand bells awakens the warmest and most joyful feelings and sets the soul in a sublime mood.