Thursday, February 29

Journey to the East

  • Until April 14, 11 am - 7 pm (Mon, Wed, Sat-Sun), 12-9 pm (Tue, Thu, Fri)
  • 300 rubles (200 rubles for students) – tickets here

The exhibition offers a unique collection of photos shot by scholars, photographers, and travelers throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. The photographs on view continue the traditions of the 18th-century Grand Tour and the trips of the artists of the Romantic movement in highlighting the diversity and richness of the East.

Friday, March 1 

The closing of the skating season

What’s the best way to say goodbye to winter? Get your skates on and have fun at a skating rink for, perhaps, the last time this season! The local ice rinks are open till March 10, welcoming skaters of all ages and levels to embrace the last bit of winter (according to the calendar at least) before spring rushes in.

Saturday, March 2 

Magic Music of Harry Potter

It’s not an acceptance letter to Hogwarts, but here’s your truly magical invite for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience: the timeless score from Harry Potter, accompanied by a sand painting show, at St. John's Church this Saturday.

Sunday, March 3 

Market by the Sea

Another weekend, another chance to thrift shop. As always, Market by the Sea is here with lots of stalls where you can enjoy the thrill of the hunt, score fashion nuggets and hidden gems, from clothing to household items, experience a bevy of foods, and even pick up an artisan skill, be it papier-mâché, pottery, or mosaics at a workshop.

Monday, March 4

Anna Golubkina (1864-1927). 160th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth

  • Until March 31, 10 am - 8 pm (Mon), 10 am - 6 pm (Wed, Fri-Sun), 1-9 pm (Thu)
  • Russian Museum (Benois Wing)
  • 700 rubles (500 rubles for students) – tickets here

To mark the 160th anniversary of birth of the Russian impressionist sculptor Anna Golubkina, the State Russian Museum presents an unparalleled collection of the artist’s most prominent works, including portraits of Leo Tolstoy and Anatoly Gunst and impressive sculptures of wood and marble.

Tuesday, March 5

Globe: Doctor Faustus

A Shakespeare's Globe production of Doctor Faustus, a play by the legendary Christopher Marlowe, is coming to St. Petersburg all the way from London. This Tuesday, the classic story of a man making a pact with the devil will unfold on the screen of Lenfilm Studio. Save the date!

Wednesday, March 6

Life of Others

  • Until April 13, 11 am - 10 pm daily
  • ArtMuza
  • Free

The exhibition brings together over 30 landscapes from all across the world, from Russia to Dubai and China, united around a common theme – the life of foreign places in contrast to that of those that feel like home. Artist Evgeniy Hlyunev finds inspiration in the unknown yet magnetic, striving to comprehend the habits and joys of people from other countries.