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  • Technologies and Humans in Conversation: Yandex Museum & ITMO Partner Up for Contemporary Art Exhibition

    The exhibition Digital Refractions invites its guests to discover new senses via technologies. You’ll get to touch the surface of the ocean, create a digital avatar, and even experience the world as an embryo. There are seven installations in total, all created by students and graduates of ITMO’s Art & Science Center and its partners. Read on to learn what else awaits you at the exhibition.


  • This Week in St. Petersburg: April 18-24, 2024

    With a bevy of activities on offer, there truly is something for everyone here, whether you're looking to nourish your mind, body, or soul.


  • 5 Paintings To See in Hermitage’s General Staff Building

    With its trove of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces, the General Staff Building, part of the grand Hermitage Museum, may be quite overwhelming to first-time visitors as other St. Petersburg attractions. If tackling the museum’s premises seems like a challenge to you, zero in on these five must-sees to gain a rather sharp cross-section of its permanent collection.


  • Yes to New Worlds: ITMO Graduate Nadezhda Bey Opens Her First Personal Exhibition

    Mixed reality, a technological forest, and optical illusions – all that will greet visitors at the immersive exhibition Yes to New Worlds!, authored by Nadezhda Bey, a graduate of ITMO’s Art & Science Master’s program. Read on to learn more about the exhibition.


  • 5 Paintings To See in the Russian Museum

    Continuing our series on the must-sees at St. Pete's major museums, we're moving forward to the State Russian Museum – and its top five art pieces you cannot miss.


  • This Week in St. Petersburg: February 29 - March 6, 2024

    Spring is on its way and there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. On tap for this week are a spellbinding concert, art of every kind, and a welcoming event for the new season.


  • Three Keys to Deciphering Slavic Folklore Symbols

    ​Every culture has its own unique set of signs and patterns that, according to local beliefs, have the power to protect those who use them and help them prosper. You can find these symbols everywhere: on houses, on traditional clothing, and on other everyday objects. It’s hard to realize their full meaning today, but let us try.


  • How To Draw Every Day Without Going Crazy

    While some artists believe that it’s a bad idea to force yourself to draw every single day, many others claim this is the best way to improve your skills. In my experience, this approach does work, but only if: a) it’s compatible with your lifestyle, b) you’ve prepared for it in advance. Read on for more tips, ideas, and useful links.


  • 5 Exhibits To See in the Hermitage Museum

    On par with the British Museum in London and the Louvre in Paris, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is the type of museum for which even a lifetime isn’t enough to explore it to the full. This list highlights the five most notable exhibits to ensure you enjoy the museum’s best bits, whether you’re planning a quick spin through its halls or a full-day itinerary.


  • This Week in St. Petersburg: November 9-15, 2023

    The coming week has in itself a bit of something mysterious, futuristic, and even rebellious. Read on to find out what you are about to experience.