The PRO ARTE Foundation presents annual festival of cotemporary art. It is the first city museum festival, which has existed since 2000 and for the past 10 years, presented nearly 150 Russian and foreign artists in 55 museums of St. Petersburg.
For this jubilee festival the PRO ARTE Foundation has prepared a special program. Among the artists - Nicholay Polissky (Moscow) and “Nikololenivetskie promysly” group, art group Provmyza (Nizhny Novgorod), Olga and Alexander Florensky (St. Petersburg), Stephen Dean (USA), Hu Yang (China), Guido van der Werve (The Netherlands) and many others.
You will see a "parade" of toy tanks in the courtyard of the Museum of Artillery and the installation of soap at the Museum of Hygiene. American, Dutch and Russian video installations, audio projects from Sweden and Russia and photo series from China will be presented at different festival venues. In The Museum of Communication you will see 10 projects by young artists - participants of the "Contemporary art" educational program of the PRO ARTE Foundation.
Among the museums of the 10th festival are: the Museum of Hygiene, Museum of Fedor Shalyapin, Klimov Aviation Engines Museum, Ice-breaker "Krasin", The Museum of Traveler Pavel Kozlov and others.
An exhibition devoted to the 10th anniversary festival "Contemporary Art in Traditional Museum" will be installed in the Poterna of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
13 and 14 October, 2011 at the Concert Hall of the National Library on the Fontanka emb.- premiere of the opera "THREE FOUR" (texts - Lev Rubinstein, music – Boris Filanovsky) .
During the opening days - September 17 and 18 - free buses can take you to the museums participating in the festival. Free admission to the museums on these days – with the booklet or map of the festival.
More information - on the festival website www.proartefestival.ru
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State Museum of the History of St Petersburg (Peter and Paul Fortress, Poterna)
Exhibition dedicated to the anniversary 10th festival "Contemporary Art in
The Russian Museum of Ethnography
Project: Video installation “Pulse”
Artist: Stephen Dean (USA)
The Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House
Project: Installation "Nature"
Artist: Sergey Balovin (Voronezh)
Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineering and Communications Forces
Project: Installation "Military Parade”
Artist: Nikolay Polissky and “Nikololenivetskie promysly” (Moscow)
The Museum of Hygiene in the Center of Preventive medicine
Project: Video installation «Arztliche Zimmergymnastik»
Artist: Jesse Aron Green (USA)
Project: Installations "Dog on the Pillars” and “The Altar"
Artists: “Mylo” (Soap) group (St Petersburg)
Ice-breaker "Krassin". World Ocean Museum Branch in Saint-Petersburg
Project: Video installation “Nummer acht. Everything is going to be alright”
Artist: Guido van der Werve (Netherlands)
The A.S.Popov Central Museum of Communications
Project: «STAY IN TOUCH». Exhibition of young artists - participants of the "Contemporary Art" educational program of The PRO ARTE Foundation
The Museum of Traveler P. Kozlov
Project: Photo installation “Shanghai Living”
Artist: Hu Yang (China)
Klimov Aviation Engines Museum
Project: Sound project “A little aviation engines music”
Artists: Mats Lindstrom, Electronic Music Stockholm (Sweden)
Scientific-research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts
Project: Exhibition “City «N»”
Artists: O & A Florensky (St Petersburg)
House and Museum of F.I.Shalyapin
Project: Sound project “Shalyapin.wav”
Artist: Anatoly Korolev (St Petersburg)
Exhibition: “Still Standing: A Contemporary Intervention in the Classical Collection”
Artist: Antony Gormley
7, September 2011 – 15, January 2012
Exhibition Hall of PRO ARTE
Project: Video “The Cradle”
Artists: “Provmyza” group (Nizhniy Novgorod)
September, 17 – 25
Gatchina State Museum
Project: Audio installation “Voices” at the square of the Gatchina Palace
Artist: Alexander Reichstein
September, 24 - 25
Centralized library system of the Moskovsky district.
The library of legal and economic information
Video Art Kaleidoscope of the Festival “Contemporary Art in Traditional Museum”
October, 9 - 10
Concert Hall of The National Library of Russia on Fontanka, 36
Premiere of the opera "THREE FOUR" (text Lev Rubinstein, music Boris Filanovsky)
September, 13 - 14