The Night of Arts a the Amber Museum

7 November 2017
Press Office of the Amber Museum

On the night of 4 November the Amber Museum was open for guests. There was the all-Russian action "The Night of Arts" in our institution. The educational event, though it is not as popular as The Night of Museums. gathers interested public annually.

This year we dedicated the programme to our new showpiece from the exposition – a cigar case made of amber with diamonds, gold and enamel by jewellery firm of Carl Faberge.

The story of life of the famous Russian jeweller was presented to the guests by the art expert, deputy director for research of the museum, candidate of pedagogical sciences, expert of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation Irina Toropova. She spoke in detail about what masters worked under the Carl Faberge brand, what artistic styles they expressed in their works. Culmination of the night was demonstration of the sensational showpiece placed in the first floor of the exposition.

Another gift for the guests was excursion through the exhibition "Amber by Alexander Krylov". Some guests came to The Night of Arts particularly to listen to the guide's excursion and to see with own eyes the unique works by the Petersburg master.

Traditionally and entertaining quest and two excursion sessions to the viewing platform of the Dohna Tower were held for the night programme guests. From the highest point of the tower you can see a wonderful view at the night city.

Review of a guest of the action "The Night of Arts" in the Amber Museum:

"I saw a story on the cigar case at the First Channel in the programme "Good Morning" and realized that I have to come and have a look at it. I am very satisfied. I have spent a wonderful night. Particularly I liked the lecture and excursion to the tower, but I visited the exhibition also with pleasure" (Kaliningrad).

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