International festival "Intermuseum-2018" Automatic translate
с 31 Мая
по 3 Июня
Выставочный комплекс ВДНХ
проспект Мира, домовладение 119, ВДНХ
The Intermuseum-2018 International Festival, the main museum event of the year, will be held from May 31 to June 3 at the VDNH, in Pavilion No. 75. The annual festival, which has no analogues in the world, is being held for the twentieth time this year. At the stands and in various programs, a record number of participants are represented - more than 400 Russian and foreign museums. The key theme of this year is “Museums and Society”.
Founder and organizer of the festival, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, operator-organizer of the State Museum and Exhibition Center “ROSIZO”; partner regions: Moscow Region and Krasnoyarsk Territory; partners: Union of Museums of Russia and the Vladimir Potanin Charity Fund.
More than 250 events of business, cultural and children’s programs will be held at 12 festival venues. The main events will take place in the 75th pavilion, as well as at two partner venues - in the Book Pavilion (No. 516, VDNKh) and the Cosmonautics Museum (111 Mira Ave.).
For numerous Russian and foreign museums, the festival is the most important area for professional communication. At open discussion platforms, lectures, master classes, intellectual rings, conferences and creative laboratories they will discuss current issues and prospects for the development of the museum industry. In the series of events of the Intermuseum, certain thematic groups have been identified: education and innovative approaches in representing museum collections, international and interregional cooperation, a museum in the digital age and the time of social networks, inclusion, the development of a volunteer movement and voluntary initiatives in the field of museum business and cultural heritage.
From year to year, the number of applications for the traditional inter-museum competition is increasing. In 2018, a record number of presentation projects were submitted from 322 museums - 499 (for comparison, in 2017, 414 applications from 265 organizations submitted for the competition). Finalists of the main nominations of the competition will be 20 museums. They have to defend their projects before the jury, which this year is headed by the president of the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkina Irina Aleksandrovna Antonova.
An important tradition of the Intermuseum festival is the participation of partner regions. For the second year in a row, the Moscow Region has been in this status. The right to show their expositions was given to 15 museums near Moscow. A consolidated booth of regional attractions will also be presented in an interactive form. For the first time, the Krasnoyarsk Territory will become a partner region. The stand will unite 11 museums from all over the vast region: Krasnoyarsk, Norilsk, Dudinka, Igarka, Zheleznogorsk, Shushensky, Yeniseisk, Minusinsk and Achinsk. Both partner regions received the right to organize special events as part of the business program.
The Intermuseum 2018 festival is a unique platform not only for specialists, but also for a wide range of visitors, whose number is growing every year. In 2017, the festival was visited by more than 40 thousand people.
Institutions from all 8 federal districts and most regions of the Russian Federation participate in the festival: from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, from Arkhangelsk to Kamchatka, from Norilsk to Azov, from Zaraysk to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. A total of 386 Russian and 39 foreign museums. The full list is published on the Intermuseum festival website.
Over 120 specialists from 24 countries will become foreign participants in various festival programs: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, South Sudan, Belarus, Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, the DPR and LPR. 26 foreign museums present their expositions at stands in the 75th pavilion of VDNH. A separate stand, uniting 13 institutions from 6 countries, was awarded to the festival partner, the Forum of Slavic Cultures.
Traditionally, the Intermuseum festival organizes an extensive cultural and children’s program. On the main stage of the 75th pavilion of VDNH, jazz and choreographic concerts, musicals, public interviews will be held. The Moscow Museum will hold a discussion on the contrast between urban subcultures of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, the premiere of a video created by the A. Pushkin State Museum on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of I. S. Turgenev, and the presentation of the annual city holiday Dostoevsky’s Day, the program “Treasures of the Altai Mountains from the Hermitage Collection” will be shown, with the participation of the singer of the Altai female throat singing “Kai” Cheinesh Baitushkina.
Intermuseum always pays special attention to young visitors. Events for children are being prepared by a variety of museums, including the State Hermitage Museum, the Moscow Kremlin Museums, the Cosmonautics Museum, the Museum of Russian Impressionism, and the Experimentium. The guests of the playground and the workshop zone will attend the festival in the pirate style “Peter Pan: Pirates, Flying, Adventures”, learn to play the Yakut national khomus instrument. In the framework of the interactive program “Gardens of Artists” it will be possible to find out what gardens the impressionists had and even create your own garden. Among the many scientific studies: master classes in chemistry and astronautics, as well as projects using new technologies - an interactive comic book tour of museums and the art project "My Virtual Sculpture". Children will take part in the masterpieces “Playing Portraits”, “The Art of the Medieval Stained Glass Window”, “Young Scenographer”, in the quest game “Family Maze”, will try their hand at oratory and acting, reveal the main secrets of animation, create a cartoon from plasticine.
The annual festival has been held since 1999. The authors of the idea were Yury Pishchulin and Tatyana Kibalchich, the editor-in-chief of the Museum World magazine. The first festival was held under the motto "Museums - the 3rd millennium" and gathered 178 organizations in the "Expocenter". Over the years, the Intermuseum was held at the All-Russian Exhibition Center, at the Central House of Artists, at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall, and in 2002 at the St. Petersburg Manege.
Opening hours of Pavilion No. 75 for all visitors:
May 31 - from 11.00 to 18.00, June 1 and June 2 - from 10.00 to 20.00; June 3 - from 10.00 to 15.00.
Free admission; some events will require registration. Passage to Pavilion No. 75 is via the Sever-2 and Sever-3 checkpoints.
The schedule of all events is published on the website in the "Program" section: http://imuseum.ru/calendar/