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BORIS GODUNOV
FROM A COURTIER TO THE SOVEREIGN OF ALL RUSSIA

16 October 2015 – 31 January 2016

For the first time, the exhibition held in the Assumption Belfry and the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace of the Moscow Kremlin is dedicated to one of the greatest figures in Russian history – Boris Godunov. He was a man of marked individuality, whose amazing and tragic life has been attracting historians and litterateurs for a long time. The sovereign’s image is depicted in various works of art, music and drama.

CATALOGUE

The catalogue of the exhibition dedicated to Boris Godunov, one of the most important figures in the history of Medieval Russia, consists of four introductory chapters and 160 descriptions of exhibits. The articles describe the main stages in life and political career of Boris Godunov, as well as the most important aspects of his foreign policy. One article presents an introduction into the rich cultural heritage of the Godunov period i.e. masterpieces of icon painting, book miniature, pictorial and decorative embroidery, jeweller`s art and art of gunsmithing. Alongside the magnificent works of art, there are also important Russian written sources and Western rare books of memoirs of those who took part in the described events. Descriptions of exhibits are set in five groups, in accordance with themes of the exhibition. Price: 1500 RUB.

EVENTS

  • 9 october 2015
    The Second International Music Festival "Ambassadorial Gifts"The Moscow Kremlin Museums present The Second International Music Festival as a part of the intercultural project "Ambassadorial Gifts", dedicated to the large-scale exhibition "Boris Godunov. From a Courtier to the Sovereign of All Russia".

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SOUVENIRS

  • Opening hours:9:30 to 18:00
  • Ticket office:9:00 to 17:00
  • Day off ‒ Thursday
  • Locker room:9:00 to 18:30
  • Guided tours office:+7 (495) 695-41-46+7 (495) 697-03-49
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