Dear guests! The Museum works according to the summer shedule: expositions are open from 10.00 am till 6.00 pm, on Saturdays - from 10.00 am till 8.00 pm, on Mondays the park is open only, on Tuesdays Polenov's Dacha and Studio are open.


Dear guests! Note, that there are no banks, ATM or exchange offices on the territory of the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”. Please, take care of your cash money in advance.


Information about current exhibitions is in the section "Exhibitions".




Announcement! Abramtsevo Festival “The Crown of the Summer”



All day August 19, 2018 the festive farewell to summer will be held in Abramtsevo. All day an art exhibition fair will work for the visitors of the Museum. The event will take place at several sites: in the Museum park near Polenov's Dacha, in front of the Manor House and on the Verranda of the Manor House. Many masters of fine, decorative and applied arts will present their works, which will be possible to buy at place. Moreover, various entertaining and useful master-classes will be held.


Ticket price is 500 rubles.



Exhibition “Life in Abramtsevo”



Exhibition period: August 15 – September 16, 2018

Location: Polenov’s Dacha


September 15, 2018 an exhibition “Life in Abratmsevo. Painting. Anastasiya Sokolova, Valeriy Chernoritskiy, Nikita Chernoritskiy, Taisiya Chernoritskaya” was opened in Polenov's Dacha of the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”.

Anastasiya Sokolova and Valeriy Chernoritskiy are the corrsponding members of the Russian Academy of Arts. Their children Nikita and Taisiya are the students of the Moscow Academic Art Institute named after Surikov and the Moscow Academic Art High School of the Russian Academy of Arts.

Exhibition of artistic family is a fact, that deserves special attention. The Sokolovs – Chernoritskiye live in Abramtsevo Artistic village in summer and autumn. And name of the exhibition was born by this life. Abramtsevo is a place of inspiration and creativity for them.

Valeriy Chernoritskiy is famous by his monumental works, which it is possible to see in Lithuania, Corsica and Umbria. These works are the painting of chapels, which were made together with his wife Nastya Sokolova during 1991 – 2008.

Nikita and Taisiya the Chernoritskiye are the furiously dedicated people to art. “Furiously” is about a temperament. Such quantity of sketches, drawings, picturesque paintings and pencil sketches is possible to see, but not by so young painters.

The artists show the Abramtsevo painting – landscapes, garden still-life, family portraits and portraits of citizens of the village.

Abramtsevo – always new and constant – gives the Sokolovs-Chernoritskiye inspiration to paint! And the motives are the same as for the Mamontovs' friends – artists – flowers and grass. Portraits of contemporaries-neighbors (Taisiya Goryaeva, Alexey Shmarinov, Sergey Alimov, Tom Patterson) depict not an individual plastic arts, but a general Abramtsevo country mood of melancholy and beautiful comfort and calm.

The exhibition invites spectators into the world of chamber, lyrical, calm, colored “the Moscow school” of painting.







Exhibition of Works by Viktor Vasnetsov “The Pleasure of Architectural Creativity”



Exhibition period: July – August, 2018

Location: Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior


The Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo” with the Funds of Preservation of Cultural Heritage of the Vasnetsovs with the support of the Russian Orthodox Church, in connection with the 170th anniversary from the birth of the prominent Russian artist Viktor Vanetsov organize an exhibition in July-August, 2018 in Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The exhibition is unique in that it reveals and highlights little known pages of creativity if this famous artist at the first time.

The materials of exhibition tell about the first architectural project by Viktor Vasnetsov, when he, by his own words, felt “pleasure of architectural creativity”. In summer 1881 the artist with Vasiliy Polenov created a project of the Church of the Savior at Abramtsevo, in construction of which the artists were directly involved. The materials of the exhibition, such as the project of the church, sketches of iconostasis, the gonfalon, shroud help to imagine the intentions of artists, which virtually all were realized. A small estate church played a great role in the birth of a big style, and exactly church in Abramtsevo stands at the origins of Art Nouveau.

From Abramtsevo Viktor Vasnetsov went to Kiev. Here, in “the Mother of Russian towns” he headed the works on painting of St. Vladimir's Cathedral. Unique photos of interiors of the cathedral made in the end of the 19th century are shown at the present exhibition.

Moreover, the exhibition aims to inspire the organizers for the holding of continental traveling exhibition in foreign church centers of Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Australia in 2018-2019.








Exhibition of Painting and Graphics by Alexander Berezin



Exhibition period: July 17 – August 19, 2018

Location: Arts and Crafts Department of the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo” (Kooperativnaya 23, Khotkovo, Sergiev Posad district, Moscow region)


July 17, 2018 an exhibition of works by the artist Alexander Berezin began its work in Arts and Crafts Department of the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”. He is a painter and a graphic artist; his works are in genres of painting, still-life painting and portrait.

Alexander Berezin was born in May 27, 1935 in Kharkov. During the years of the Great Patriotic War he had experienced all the horrors of occupation. His father died at the front, his mother died too, and a little child got into an orphanage. In March 1948 his aunt took him away an orphanage and brought to Abramtsevo. She worked in Abramtsevo military hospital, and then after war – in a rest house.

Living near the artists’ village, Alexander Berezin met famous Soviet masters of Arts, such as Pavel Radimov, Igor Grabar, Dementiy Shmarinov and Alexey Orlov. He was lucky to watch the work by sculptor Vera Mukhina. Magic landscapes of Abramtsevo have been a source of inspiration for the work of artist.

The exhibition presents works from an author’s collection. If you try to find a key to understand a difficult simplicity of the art by Alexander Berezin, so firstly it is important to point that a base of his works is a deep poetic feeling. Many works by the artist are of small size, but they are valued by their flavor and were finished skillfully. They overgrow the frames of a sketch and become independent paintings.








Exhibition “I am Radimov Pavel, an Artist and a Poet…”



Exhibition period: July 14 – August 12, 2018

Location: Polenov’s Dacha


An exhibition “I am Radimov Pavel, an artist and a poet…” is devoted to works by one of the most Abramtsevo artists of the 20th century Pavel Radimov (1887 – 1967).

Who is the artist of Abramtsevo? Abramtsevo artist is a synonym with the singer of nature. Nature is endowed with spiritual element, in which the love of the Creator is felt most directly. In different times artists visited Abramtsevo and felt the uniqueness and spirit of this place. Radimov has lived in Abramtsevo village of artists more than 30 years. However, the matter is not in longevity, but in dedication and tenderness, in his own “intonation”, he used to tell about Abramtsevo in his poems and picturesque works.

This exhibition introduces a small amount of artistic heritage of Pavel Radimov. But the exhibitors wanted to show the personality of artist with the help of his works, personal items and an archive. He is a friend and student of Nikolay Pheshin, a friend of Sergey Esenin and Vladimir Mayakovskiy. When he joined the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions (Peredvizhniki), Ilya Repin and Vasiliy Polenov acted as guarantors. By circumstances he became the last chairman of the Association and the first of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (AKhRR). In 1934 he participated in foundation of Novo-Abramtsevo dacha-cooperate not far from the legendary estate. He published the collections of his poems, holded exhibitions, traveled across Country of Soviets (Turkmenistan, Belorussia, Tartary, Uzbekistan, Chuvashia, Bashkiria), took part in foreign exhibitions in Venice, London, Berlin, New-York, Munich, Cologne, Stockholm. Regarding Abramtsevo, it gave him a rare feeling of peace.

The exhibition of works by Pavel Radimov will be held from July 14 to August 12. Last personal exhibition was held in Moscow in 1962 (it was coincided to the 75th anniversary from the birth).








Future Restorers Visited Abramtsevo



During the summer practical work students and teachers of the department “Restoration” of the Moscow College of Architecture, Design and Re-engineering No. 26 visited the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”. They were told about the work of their colleagues in the Museum and shown exhibits restored by the museum specialists. Students presented their reports, visited excursion tours, which made vivid and indelible impressions on them.











The Day of Saint Peter and Saint Fevroniya in Abramtsevo


July 8, 2018 the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo” celebrated the Day of Saint Peter and Saint Fevroniya, also as known as the Day of Family, Love and Faithfulness. Over the last two centuries the Abramtsevo estate was a home for friendly, creative families, which were kind and hospitable owners for all their talented guests. This year continuing the tradition of owners of estate, the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo” held this family holiday with different performances, songs and dances, plays and etc.










Exhibition from Abramtsevo at the Urzhum Museum



Exhibition period: since July 29, 2018

Location: the Memorial Museum named after S. M. Kirov (Kirova 70, Urzhum town, Kirov province)


Since June 29, 2018 an exhibition “Artists in Abramtsevo” was opened in the Memorial Museum named after Sergey Kirov. Photos from the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”. It displays more than 15 oversize photos from the funds of the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”. The exhibition introduces visitors with estate “Abramtsevo” of the end of the 19th – the beginning of the 20th centuries and its inhabitants – family of the owner of the estate Savva Mamontov and his friends – artists, such as Vasiliy Polenov, Viktor and Apollinariy the Vasnetsovs, Ilya Repin, Mikhail Vrubel, Valentin Serov, Konstantin Korovin, Ilya Ostroukhov and the others.







The Lecture about the Russian Tile



June 19, 2018 a meeting with a Doctor of Historic Sciences, a specialist in pottery, an employee of the Moscow State Integrated Museum-Reserve Svetlana Baranova was held in Abramtsevo. The theme of lecture was “The Russian Tile: History of Research”.

The participants of the events were museum staff, restorers and artists. Lecture and presentation aroused great interest in audience. At the end there was a presentation of the book “The Ceramic Installation”, which is devoted to Alexey Philippov (1882-1956) – the greatest Russian specialist in ceramics, artist and teacher, technologist, historian, restorer and collector of the Russian tile. The edition is dedicated to a whole sector of the Russian art – architectural ceramics of the 1900-1950s.

The Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo” extends special thanks to the Moscow State Integrated Museum-Reserve and Svetlana Baranova particularly.











Fair of Art Crafts in Abramtsevo



June 11, 2018 a fair of arts and crafts and a range of various activities (as part of the celebrations of the Day of Russia) were held in the Museum-Reserve “Abramtsevo”. Dozens of masters of decorative and applied arts from Abramtsevo, Khotkovo, Sergiev Posad and Moscow district took part in it. All guests played old games, such as gorodki, hoopla or lapta bat, took part in different master-classes and caught fish in Polenov's pond.







Exhibition “Phantasmagoria by Sergey Alimov”



Exhibition period: June 9 – July 8, 2018

Location: Polenov’s Dacha


June 9, 2018 an exhibition “Phantasmagoria by Sergey Alimov” was opened in Polenov's Dacha of the Museum-Reserve “Abratmsevo”. Exhibition is coincided with the anniversary - 80 years from the birth of one of the most famous Russian animation designer, graphic artist and illustrator Sergey Alimov.

The exhibition combines graphic sheets connected with theme “Russian fantastic story”. Besides book illustrations the exhibition presents works to animation films and theatre sketches including the sketches of puppets for the performances of the Puppet Theatre named after Sergey Obraztsov.

The visitor will see about 50 works over the years and will estimate the originality of plastic manner of the master, his creative phases and versatility of experience.

The exhibition runs till July 8, 2018.







Abramtsevo at Intermuseum-2018



From May 31 to June 3, 2018 the jubilee 20th International festival “Intermuseum-2018” was held in Moscow. Only 173 out of the 500 applications from museums of Russian and countries of the near and far abroad were chosen for next round of Festival. Our museum was among them. It presented 2 projects - “Abramtsevo – Crimea” and “We go to Abramtsevo”.

“Intermuseum-2018” gave the opportunity for the museums showcase achievements, to share its experiences, to cooperate fruitfully with colleagues and guests of the Festival and to participate in various master-classes and other events.















Last Updated on Thursday, 16 August 2018 15:58