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The Art of Banksy

  • November 24 - January 30, 9 am - 9 pm daily
  • Loft Project Etagi
  • 250-300 rubles
  • QR code: required

When it comes to street art, everyone knows this artist. World-renowned yet anonymous, Banksy, who made a name for themselves with their iconic and rebellious art, is now the focus of an ongoing exhibition at Loft Project Etagi. The display features over 90 artworks, from replicas of the artist’s graffiti to posters and media content that will let you enter the mysterious universe of the legend and learn more about street art in the UK. With the help of various installations and photo areas, visitors will also explore the backstage of the master’s creative process and even try themselves in the role of detectives working to unmask the artist. 

Constructing Metaphors by Zhenya Mironov

If getting into the crux of the matter and cracking mysteries is your jam, you’ll definitely enjoy this photo exhibition by Zhenya Mironov. The photographer strives to rethink everyday reality through his art. By bringing together two different scenes, his creations give birth to a new mind-blowing metaphor. A shell and winding stairs, first snow on the ground and spotted cows – come to the exhibition to figure out what this is all about. 

Beauty and Style. The History of Fashion Photography from the Collection of the Still Art Foundation

  • December 12 - March 3, Tue, Thu, and Sun 11 am - 7 pm, Wed, Fri, and Sat 11 am - 8 pm
  • The General Staff Building (part of the State Hermitage Museum)
  • 500 rubles
  • QR code: required

Following the Hermitage Days, St. Petersburg’s main museum will be  launching a new exhibition that will deliver a historical overview of fashion photography in the later part of the 20th century and introduce visitors to the chief foundations of today’s industry through the works of such classics as Erwin Blumenfeld, Horst P. Horst, Richard Avedon, and many others. The display is held in collaboration with the Still Art Foundation.

Ice rink in Pushkin

  • Starting December 3, 12-9 pm daily
  • Triangle Square, Pushkin
  • 200 rubles/hour
  • QR code: not required

Having explored every bit of the ice rinks at New Holland Island and Sevkabel Port, go to the freshly-opened one in Pushkin to have a good time with a majestic view. The new skating rink, measuring 1,000 square meters in size, is located right in the heart of the palace-and-park ensemble – between Catherine and Alexander Parks. Where else could you glide across a rink just meters away from historical sites?