With the blessing of Metropolitan Sergius of Voronezh and Liskin, the head of the Voronezh Metropolia, an exhibition of icons dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the birth of St. Mitrofan, the first bishop of Voronezh, will open at the I.N. Kramskoy Art Museum.
The exhibition “The Rule of Faith and the Image of Meekness” (0+) will be held from September 1 to November 12, 2023 and will be located on two floors of the museum’s large exhibition hall.
In 2023, the 400th anniversary of the birth of St. Mitrofan of Voronezh will be celebrated. The first Voronezh bishop proved himself to be a strong manager, a leader whose opinion was listened to, an associate of the tsar, but at the same time in everyday life he was very modest, meek, lived on the verge of poverty. In his “Spiritual Testament”, St. Mitrofan edified: “For every person, this is the rule of wise men: use labor, keep moderation — you will be rich; drink abstinently, eat little — you will be healthy; do good, run away from evil — you will be saved.” The exhibition “The Rule of Faith and the image of Meekness” will tell about the life of St. Mitrofan as a man who devoted himself to the service of the Church.
More than 100 icons of the exhibition will introduce guests to the private collections of icons of the children’s and family recreation park “NELZHA.<url>” and Alexey Konyushenko. In addition to icons, the exhibition will feature items related to St. Mitrofan.
The cost of tickets to the exhibition:
Entrance ticket – 250 rubles.
Discounted ticket (schoolchildren, pensioners, students) – 150 rubles.
(Available on the Pushkin map)
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EXCURSIONS AND MUSEUM CLASSES
Combined tours of the exhibition “The Rule of faith and the image of meekness” (12+):
7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 October at 15:00
The cost of an excursion ticket is 100 rubles. (valid only when buying an entrance ticket to the exhibition)
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Museum lesson for schoolchildren from 8 years old. The thematic program includes a tour of the exhibition and a master class, where the guys will sculpt a detail of the iconostasis ornament.
Classes are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout September and October.
The cost is 400 rubles.
The number of participants is up to 25 people.
Payment is made at the museum’s ticket office after an appointment by phone: +7 (473) 255-38-67