Exhibition of works by Nathan Altman
- April 16 - June 13, Mon-Sun 11 am - 8 pm
- 250 rubles (or 100 rubles for students) – only e-tickets
As per tradition, no weekend can go without us experiencing art in its numerous forms. And this weekend, KGallery invites you to explore the masterpieces of Nathan Altman, the renowned Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist, at the first large-scale exhibition of his works since 1969. Best known for his Cubist-style portrait of Anna Akhmatova (see the title picture) – a leading poetess of the Silver Age – the artist left a legacy of artworks in various genres and styles. The exhibition displays over 100 art pieces from different periods of the artist’s work: paintings, illustrations, theater sketches, sculpture, china, rare photographs, and documents, as well as his personal items.
- April 24
- Various venues
- Free entrance
Bookworms, rejoice! On April 24, the libraries of St. Petersburg will leave their doors open for you to enjoy the eventful and insightful program of the annual Biblionight 2021. Ever dreamed of going through bookshelves after working hours? You’ve got it. Or maybe take part in literary meetings and workshops? You’ve got that, too. Not to mention various quests and concerts, book fairs, and meetings with writers – all under the topics of science, technology, and spaceflight. Get ready to get closer to the stars and explore other worlds!
German Week in St. Petersburg
- April 22-29, daily
- Various venues (both online and offline)
- Mostly free entrance (see the website)
For the 18th time (wow!), St. Petersburg hosts German Week for those interested in the German language, art, culture, and science. Throughout the week, you have a chance to take part in over 150 events held both online and offline: concerts, film festivals, and scientific forums. Learn more about the wartime in Dresden and Leningrad at the Mayakovsky Library, practice your German at an interactive online fair, listen to popular German bands at Sevkabel Port, explore educational opportunities in Germany, and much much more. The working languages are Russian and German, with some events held in English.
Mozart and Salieri. Organ concert at Petrikirche
In case your heart begs for a unique atmosphere and classical tunes, the Mozart and Salieri organ concert at the one and only Petrikirche will definitely do the magic for you. This concert is a great chance to see the pages of Alexander Pushkin’s Little Tragedies (Mozart and Salieri) turning into musical performances of the Northern Venice Orchestra and enjoy the new sound of all-time classics to your heart content.
- April 24, 11 am - 11 pm
- Palace Square
- Free entrance
Undoubtedly, St. Petersburg is a city of many sides, one of them being the love for motorcycles (who would’ve thought, right?). So, every year, the opening of motoseason is held in a grand style: starting with a concert of Moto Jam winners and the parade of motorcycles, the event smoothly transitions into presentations and special performances by well-known Russian bards. Explore the city from an unusual angle and enjoy a free show!