For the second straight year, Teatone supports the traditional art action “The bench of the world” timed to 120th anniversary of the opening of the Russian Museum. This action is organized by the Russian Museum and the Popular Culture Laboratory “A Man of the World” and will be held on May 19 2018.
The leading Saint Petersburg artists, museum and theater communities, businessmen, social centers, art students, children attending art therapy programs of the Russian Museum etc. will be participating in the event.
This year the number of participants will be record-breaking. About 400 people will paint 120 benches, apart from spectators and visitors of the Mikhailovsky garden.
The Hermitage Museum, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Mitki Artistic Group, K Gallery, Art of Foto, Pig Face Gallery and the artist Nikolay Kopeikin, artists Oleg Yakhnin, Anatoly Zaslavsky, Aron Zinshtein, The Komissarzhevskaya Theatre and many others are among participants.
The project’s main objective is to strengthen the link between generations and unite famous artists and talented youngsters from different segments of the modern Russian society to decorate benches on the theme “Dedicated to the Russian Art”.
After the action all benches will be presented to Saint Petersburg!