My picture

On 1 March 2017 the exhibition "My picture" was opened at the branch of the Museum of modern history of Russia “Presnya». The exhibition presents works by winners of the National contest selected works 1920-1940-ies of the International collection of children's drawings of the Institute of art education and cultural studies of the Russian Academy of education.

The exhibition will run until 9 March 2017.

The competition was attended by children from 10 to 15 years of the twenty-nine cities from different regions of Russia: Rostov and Amur region, the Republic of Komi and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, Republic of Buryatia, Krasnoyarsk, Altai, Krasnodar, Khabarovsk and Primorsky Krai.

It was hold in the framework of the project "Meeting with art" – educational initiative of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and the ROSIZO implemented in 2016 and extending into 2017.

Reproductions of works of Russian painting 1920-1940-ies, specially created for the project, were moved from city to city. They were accompanying the exhibition art acquainted inhabitants of small Russian towns with Soviet art.

Students of Institute of Arts of the Moscow pedagogical state University was performed by students of secondary and art schools an interactive tour of the materials prepared by experts of ROSIZO. Writings and drawings were carried out by teenagers after discussing the plans at the master classes "My painting says".

Children's drawings, 1920-1940-ies from the collection of the Institute of art education and cultural studies were presented in the retrospective part of the exhibition "My picture". The drawings fited into the cultural context of the educational project "Meeting with art". The drawings of children and adolescents from different republics of the Soviet Union 1920-1940-ies are telling about society, the environment, the world of childhood of the time.

The audience will have a unique opportunity to compare the perception of children of different generations in the space of the Museum of contemporary history of Russia.

The competition jury was included leading specialists of the State Museum and exhibition center "ROSIZO", the State Russian Museum, the Institute of Arts of Moscow state pedagogical University, the Institute of Art education and cultural studies of the Russian Academy of education and Russian post.