Caring Robotics exhibition
- June 25 - July 10, 12-10 pm (Mon-Thu, Sun) 12-11 pm (Fri-Sat)
- Sevkabel Port
- 350-400 rubles – purchase here
This Saturday marks the start of a new robotic exhibition at Sevkabel Port. From strength-boosting exoskeletons to a real-time navigation robot, ITMO’s media artists will impress visitors with mind-blowing advances in robotic art, as well as profound takes on the concept of caring and empathy in robots. The centerpiece of the Caring Robotics exhibition is the project Phase Adventures, created by prominent Art & Science artist ::vtol::, who made a name for himself in the world of robotic art.
Exhibition of works by Mikhail Vrubel
- June 3 - August 2, check the schedule here
- The Benois Wing (part of the State Russian Museum)
- 300 rubles (150 rubles for students) – purchase here
Commemorating the 165th anniversary of Mikhail Vrubel’s birth, the exhibition features all major milestones in the brilliant yet thorny creative path of the remarkable Russian artist who became a forerunner of avant-garde in Russian art. It puts on display over 220 artworks – from the greatest masterpieces of all time to lesser-known paintings – in all genres the master had put his hand to.
On big screen: La Dolce Vita and Knockin' On Heaven's Door
- June 25, at 6 and 9:50 pm
- Aurora cinema
- 400 rubles
Enrich your Saturday evening by heading to a movie theater to watch some cult classics on the big screen after a hot day. This weekend, we'll have La Dolce Vita (1960) and Knockin' On Heaven's Door (1997) on: a classic black & white Italian drama and a German tragicomedy movie that will make you think, cry, laugh – and, probably, get back to your bucket list ASAP.
Open-air exhibition: thirty paintings from the life of Peter the Great
- June 9 - August 9, daily
- Field of Mars
- Free entrance
For two months straight, Marsovo Pole (or the Field of Mars) will provide the setting for an open-air exhibition that is meant to showcase the most significant events in the life of Peter the Great, the founder of St. Petersburg. In the tradition of the city’s 19th century festivities, the exhibition offers a unique chance to not only plunge into the atmosphere of an epoch immortalized in art but also enjoy historical paintings while soaking up the sun in the heart of the city.
This weekend will also kick off with the traditional celebration of school graduates, Scarlet Sails, which will take place on the night of June 24-25. The event will include a jam-packed entertainment program for this year’s graduates and a spectacular firework show (a live stream of the event will be available here starting 10 pm, June 24).