On June 1, the exhibition “Peter’s engraving” dedicated to the 350th anniversary of Peter I opened in the Assumption Admiralty Church.
The exposition representing 18 works from the collection of the Voronezh Regional Art Museum. I.N. Kramskoy, located in the refectory of the Assumption Admiralty Church. The main part of the exhibition consists of engravings by the famous master Alexei Zubov, as well as rare works by foreign authors who were personally invited to capture important historical events by Peter I.
The opening ceremony was attended by the head of the publishing department of the Voronezh diocese, Archpriest Andrey Izakar, the head of the diocesan department for culture, Priest Vitaly Tarasov, the rector of the temple, Priest Nikolai Komarov and acting. director of the Kramskoy Museum Yuliy Zaichenko.
At the beginning of the event, the Paschal troparion and the troparion to the Assumption of the Most Holy Theotokos were sounded, which were performed by the choir of the Admiralty Church. In his speech, Priest Vitaly Tarasov, noting the eccentricity of the current event. Acting Director of the Voronezh Art Museum Yulia Zaichenko spoke about the presented works, and also noted that engravings in the era of Peter the Great were not only informational, but also educational. Priest Nikolai Komarov said that the place for the exhibition was not chosen by chance, since the Assumption Admiralty Church is a witness and a monument to the events of the Petrine era.
The exhibition will run until June 30th. Free admission.
Photos provided by the press service of the Voronezh diocese.