Thursday, March 21

Exhibition: Forest of a Thousand Spirits

A gentle intervention” into the main exhibition of the Museum of the History of Religion, the works of Fedor Hiroshige are meant to engage in a dialogue with sacred objects and images from different religions of the world. Bridging all cultural dichotomies, the artist looks into myths, popular culture, and folklore, thus encouraging a deeper, at times more magical look, on the museum’s collection.

Friday, March 22

TheatreHD: The Tempest 

Some Shakespeare for your Friday evening? The Tempest, considered to be one of the last plays written by the Bard, is a comedy set on an enchanted island. Expect plots, revenge, betrayals, and complicated familial relations, as well as unmatched poetry and acting – delivered from the stage of the Globe.

Saturday, March 23

Silent films with jazz orchestra

Here’s something light-hearted to kick-start your weekend: three classic silent comedies with live jazz music for a soundtrack. Travel back in time to the advent of cinematography and laugh to your heart’s content with Charlie Chaplin’s The Champion (1915), Neighbors (1920), and The Immigrant (1917). 

Sunday, March 24

Exhibition: Just Because 

  • Until November 17, Wed: 12 pm - 9 pm, Thu-Sun: 12 pm - 7 pm, Mon-Tue are days off
  • Anikushin Workshop
  • 200 rubles (100 rubles for students)

Revisit your childhood dreams or find some new ones at this colorful sculpture exhibition by Anikushin Workshop (part of the State Museum of Urban Sculpture). On the workshop’s VK page, the exhibition is described as a safe space for creativity and imagination. Adding to the magic, the event features interactive elements, through which visitors will get to create fantastic creatures or shout their wishes into a magical window. 

Monday, March 25

Exhibition: García de Marina. Nuances

  • March 1 - June 30, 11 am - 11 pm daily except Tuesdays 
  • Erarta Museum
  • 1,000-1,300 rubles (includes an annual pass)

Spanish photographer García de Marina sees the unique in the everyday: a glass of water turns into a waterslide, while a bust sculpture resides inside a cage like a bird. Can you anticipate what other transformations await you at the exhibition? Visit Erarta to find out.

Tuesday, March 26

Chamber exhibition: analog photography by arv.ean 

  • Until March 31, Mon-Thu, Sun: 10 am - 10 pm; Fri-Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
  • Most Coffee
  • Free

Is this a coffee shop or a cozy little exhibition space? At the moment, it’s both! Sip your coffee while also getting a taste of the local analog photography scene: who knows, you might discover that arv.ean, a resident of Sevkabel Port, is a global star on the rise. The artist’s works explore contrasts, shapes, and forms, casting a spell of serenity on those who see them.

Wednesday, March 27

Evening of instrumental concerts

Conductor Alexey Nyaga and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra will perform three famous concerts: by C.P.E. Bach, Paganini, and Tchaikovsky, each with a different instrumental solo – the flute, the piano, or the violin. Explore these three distinct composing styles from three different eras, and get lost in the intricate symbiosis between the conductor and the orchestra.