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The Russian Museum

Inzhenernaya St, 4, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186
+7 812 595-42-48
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Wed, Fri - Sun 10am - 6pm
Mon 10am - 8pm
Thur 1pm - 9pm

Crash Course in Russian Art History

If you don’t know Andrei Rublev from Ilya Repin, the Russian Museum, above, (4 Inzhenernaya St.) provides a crash course in the country’s art history. For contemporary pieces, Loft Project Etagi (74 Ligovsky Prospekt) shows paintings, sculptures, and photographs by international artists in a former baking factory. The café welcomes late-night lingering, and garage sales offer vintage clothing and books. —Nick Marmet

This appeared in the July/August 2012 issue.