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The All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art took part in the annual conference of the Committee of Fine Arts of the International Council of Museums (ICOM, ICFA) in Copenhagen. The meetings were held in the halls of the museum "Collection Harschprang" and the State Art Museum of Denmark from 17 to 20 September 2017. Theme of the conference: "We change the halls? Permanent exhibition and storage rooms".


On the 3rd of October at the Center for Fashion and Design begins a series of free public discussions "Soviet design as a project of a new person." Discussions between experts from different fields of humanitarian knowledge will show the interconnections of the objective world and the modeling of the consciousness and outlook of the Soviet man. Russian designers, architects, art historians, philologists, journalists, specialists in the field of visual communications, sociologists and philosophers will take part in the discussions. A series of events is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Great October Revolution.


On the 7th of October at the Center for Fashion and Design begins the course "Culture of production and consumption of clothing." Each participant will be able to make a piece of clothing made of organic cotton with his own hands, with a manual study of the textile composition.


Since October 18, 2017 in the Center for Fashion and Design an exhibition of works by contemporary Russian designers "NEO" has opened, which will answer the question of what the dress code of the hero of our time. The exhibition features more than 30 items - dresses, coats, shoes and accessories, inscribed in modern context, but created with the use of authentic Russian textile techniques such as heel, embroidery, patchwork.


From October 19 to October 30, 2017, a unique exhibition of the best works of contemporary lacquer miniature painting was opened in the framework of the jubilee celebrations in honor of the Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, the head of the lacquer miniature painting department of the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied and Folk Art Lyudmila Leonidovna Pirogova. The exhibition features works from private collections in Holland, France and Russia, many of which were written specifically for the anniversary of L. L. Pirogova.


The All-Russian Decorative Art Museum would like to thank all the researchers from all over Russia and abroad who took part in the Contest for participating the XV Jubilee conference commemorating Vladimir Vasilenko “Russian Style: in Search of the National Identity”. A huge amount of applications and a wide geography – from the Far East to the United States demonstrated an incredible interest to the subject of the Russian Style and national identity in general. The choice was really hard.


The permanent exposition "The Russian Style: From Historism to Modernity" was opened with a press-show at which the Director of the Museum and the curator of the permanent exposition told about the history of its creation and unique exhibits that will be available to a wide audience from October 20, 2017.


Alexander McQueen is one of the most outstanding designers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. He went down in history as the brightest rebel, bully and provocateur. And also as the greatest tailor with the richest imagination. Each of his things is unique - cut, details, embroidery, fabric stuffing. He did not just create clothes, he told the story, expressed his attitude to what was happening around. His collection - about him, about his thoughts, feelings, experiences. This is a world built according to its own laws. And in his own way he is perfect.


October 26, 2017 in the Center for Fashion and Design of the All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied Art opens the exhibition "I ask to the table! Serving from Oksana Lychagina. " The exhibition presents more than 30 photos of the services created by the designer Oksana Lychagina. In these subject compositions are combined dishes and hand-made and mass production items from different countries and epochs, including the author's works by Oksana Lychagina herself. Photos are made in the technique of mobobot: they are made with the help of a smartphone and are not processed in photo editors.



The project will include lectures, public lectures, discussions, presentations and other formats of events. Modern Russian designers who create clothes, accessories, furniture, dishes, decor elements, interiors will tell about their projects and try to answer the question: what is the "Russian style" and what does this concept mean personally for them?