THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS  

Program of events held in St. Petersburg

15.11.2007

Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Russian Academy of Arts

Program of events in honor of the 250th anniversary of the Russian Academy of Arts  held in St. Petersburg on November 15 – 16, 2007:

November 15,  2007

10.00 a.m. -  The inner courtyard of the historical building of the Russian Academy of Arts
Unveiling ceremony for the monument to Peter Klodt by Vladimir Gorevoy

2 p.m. – I. Repin St. Petersburg  State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
Wreaths at the memorial plaque commemorating I. Repin Institute teachers and students who were killed during World War II   

3 p.m. – Smolenskoye Cemetery
Wreaths placed at tombstones of artists perished during the siege of Leningrad

4 p.m. -  I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
Presentation of the jubilee album – Photographs of St. Petersburg in the second half of the 19th century 
Presentation of the jubilee reference book containing over 13500 artists, sculptors, architects, art historians who graduated from I. Repin Institute in 1915-2005

November 16, 2007

12  a.m.Conference hall of  I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture 
Meeting of members of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts with teachers and students of its entities in St. Petersburg. Presentation of the Academy awards. 

1 p.m.  – The Academy private church of St. Catherine
Thanksgiving service  

3 p.m. –  Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo
Jubilee session of the Russian Academy of Arts 

Conference on problems of modern art education

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