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Sculptures at the entrance to the Pushkin Museum in Moscow
Passionate about Art

We created our art and history lecture-discussion club for those who are interested in learning about remarkable events in history, as well as learning about the world of culture and art. We believe it will bring vibrant events, vivid impressions and fellowship with new people to your everyday life.

It's an opportunity for us to share valuable knowledge with you, introduce you to experts and professionals, and create a community of common interests.

For you, it's a way to travel the world and time without leaving the room.

Unravelling the Mystery of William Morris at the Hermitage
Online Lecture - 10.06.2021
A Russian-British investigation of William Morris' last commission. Not long before his death, the famous English artist William Morris made a special commission for the Russian Emperor Nicholas II.

Researcher of the Hermitage museum, N. Onegin, who conducted the study, will tell the story of what the Russian Tsar had commissioned the artist with.

you will also learn:
- How Nicholas II destroyed the original decoration of his great-grandfather's chambers, in the Winter Palace;
- How wallpapers were created at the William Morris Company
- What penalties precipitated furniture manufacturers in Russia;
- Where was the Tsar's "piscina" of Nicholas II;
- Why the last Russian emperor welcomed his guests with TASKS…

William Morris and wallparer
A unique investigation by the State Hermitage Museum and Morris & Co. company.
Speaker - Nicholas Onegin
Sculpture of a man on a horse with wings
Announcements of the next lectures are coming soon.
We bring together those who are craving for interesting stories and amazing facts, who enjoy solving the mysteries of history and the past.

Please email us, if you are interested in specific topics or lecture series, and we will be happy to arrange them for you.
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