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Joint Interim Conference of ISA RC02 “Economy and Society” and ESA Economic Sociology Research Network with the support of ASA Economic Sociology Section.

What to do in Moscow

 

Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad) and Moscow Kremlin

Red Square, once the site of executions and military parades, sits smack in the middle of Moscow, bounded on one side by the Kremlin walls and Lenin's tomb and on the other by GUM, the country's largest department store.

The Moscow Kremlin is a symbol of the Russian State, one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art. More...

 

Tretyakov Picture Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art and one of the greatest museums in the world. It is located in one of the oldest directs of Moscow – Zamoskvorechye, not far from the Kremlin. The Gallery's collection consists entirely of Russian art and artists who have made а contribution to the history of Russian art or been closely connected with it. The collection contains more than 150 000 works of painting, sculpture and graphics, created throughout the centuries by successive generations of Russian artists. More... 

 

Bolshoi Theatre

The Bolshoi Theatre  is a historic theatre in Moscow, Russia, designed by the architect Joseph Bové, which holds performances of ballet and opera. The Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera are amongst the oldest and greatest ballet and opera companies of the world, respectively. Today the Bolshoi Theatre is about to return to its historic Main Stage. All those who recognize the scale of what has been achieved are full of impatience and curiosity and fired by the wish to see it with their own eyes. More...

Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

An enormous globally appreciated collection of paintings and sculpture works are preserved in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.The museum stands in the historic street Volchonka, in the center of Moscow, within a 5-minute walk of the Kremlin and Red Square. Today, the museum occupies second place in size, after the Hermitage, in Saint Petersburg, and it is, therefore, one of the largest museums of foreign and national art in Russia. More…

 

Garage Center for Contemporary Culture

Garage Center for Contemporary Culture is a major non-profit international arts space based in Moscow, dedicated to exploring and developing contemporary culture. A programme of exhibitions by international and Russian artists are presented. The center serves as a catalyst and meeting point for Moscow’s emerging arts scene. It is housed in the masterpiece of 20th century Russian architecture – the former Bakhmetevsky Bus Garage – designed in 1926 by the Constructivist architect Konstantin Melnikov. More…

 

Winzavod-Contemporary Art Center

Located only 15 minutes by car from the heart of Russia the Kremlin this former winery is now the heart of the country's burgeoning contemporary art scene. Once filled with the intoxicating aroma of wine, today it is filled with the heady excitement of creation where the new history of Russian art is being made. More...