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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 27-28, 2021

    Get your cultural fix at museums or let your digital self explore contemporary art? What about a celebration of all things handmade? And, of course, a bit of pre-holiday vibes to keep you going? Here are some ideas for a fun-filled weekend.


  • Art Project as Thesis: How to Graduate With a Work of Art

    Last year, ITMO University’s Art & Science Center launched the Art Project as Thesis initiative. Graduates of the university’s Master’s program – regardless of their subject of study – are now able to receive their degree by developing an art object at the intersection of science and art. Today, we examine the first results of the initiative, review this year’s changes, and explain how to apply.


  • When Newton Dances: Head of Student Dance Club on Fusing Science and Dance

    Since 2006, ITMO University has been home to Flame, a student dance studio that specializes in a variety of styles including hip-hop, house, locking, waacking, and others. Its members not only learn to dance, but also participate in dance battles and festivals – and even stage their own performances and musicals. ITMO.NEWS met with the studio’s head Elizaveta Nekrasova to learn why she left behind mathematics to pursue dance and how it can be used to explain the laws of physics.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 23-24, 2021

    If you’ve already witnessed the first snow of the season and panicked, don’t worry, we’ve got your back. First, here’s our handy guide on how to dress for the cold. Next, below you’ll find our usual selection of the best things to do in St. Petersburg this weekend with exciting exhibitions, concerts, and a film festival. Enjoy! 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 9-10, 2021

    Immerse yourself in digital art or experience the world on screen? See right through objects for the first time or set off for some off-the-beaten-track adventures? This weekend is packed full of exciting events and outdoor festivals – pick your favorite and head out.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 2-3, 2021

    Whether you’re in the mood for enjoying the great outdoors or getting your desperately needed art and culture fix, this weekend’s guide has it all and even more. From autumn-inspired festivals drawing attention to social issues all the way to historical and contemporary exhibitions for all tastes. It might be getting cooler, but things are only starting to heat up around here!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: September 18-19, 2021

    Ease into fall with our weekly guide on what’s on in and around St. Petersburg. From getting your culture fix with freshly-opened exhibitions to experiencing the music of the future – look no further, your next great adventure is right here.


  • New Nature Exhibition Experience: Excavating the New, Burying the Old

    Have you ever imagined what the 2020s would look like in history textbooks? Do you see us praised or criticized by our descendants? The New Nature exhibition at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall gives you a glimpse of what our time could look like through the lens of history – with AR, AI, and a brand new way to experience art. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 21-22, 2021

    Could you believe that we’re just two weekends away from the new academic year? And although this beautiful summer is coming to an end, it doesn't mean that all the fun is ending as well! Let’s make the most of this closing chapter by treasure hunting at thrift stores, having a pleasant stroll through an open-air museum aka our beloved city, and experiencing the brutally honest artwork of contemporary artists.


  • Five Must-Know Russian Paintings

    Whether on chocolate boxes, in textbooks or memes, these masterpieces have become an integral part of Russian culture. So what makes them so popular?