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Exhibits

MTA photograph of Andrei Makarevich captures the audiences attention in A Time of Bells exhibit at the Brothers Lumiere Center of Photography. The exhibit is devoted to the underground rock movement in 1980s Leningrad.

Temporary Exhibitions

Permanent Displays

20th-Century Literature Museum:

Then, in the Sixties. The "Thaw" Experience (Togda, v Shestidesyatiye. Opyt "Ottepeli"): photographs and installations provide information about cultural life during the era of the "Thaw," to May 15. Located at 17 Trubnikovsky Pereulok. M. Barrikadnaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-695-4618, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/ostroukhov-museum

Alexander Fersman Mineralogical Museum:

MT Pick Permanent display: A fascinating collection of minerals from all over the world. Located at 18 Leninsky Prospekt, Bldg. 2. M. Oktyabrskaya, Leninsky Prospekt, then any bus to Bolnitsa Svyatitelya Alexia. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-954-3900, www.fmm.ru

Alexander Goldenweiser Apartment Museum:

Memorial Apartment of this distinguished Russian pianist and composer, permanent display. Located at 17 Tverskaya Ul., apt. 110. M. Tverskaya. Open Wed. noon to 4 p.m. Excursions by appointment. 495-629-2929, www.glinka.museum/about/apartment_museum_goldenweiser/

Alexander Herzen House Museum:

Small Mansion where the Russian publicist and philosopher Alexander Herzen (1812-70), best known for his autobiographical book "My Past and Thoughts" and social novel "Who Is to Blame?" lived before leaving Russia. Located at 27 Sivtsev Vrazhek. M. Kropotkinskaya, Smolenskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 2 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 499-241-5859, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/herzen-museum

Alexander Ostrovsky House Museum:

Permanent display, about the life and work of this 19th-century Russian playwright who almost single-handedly created a Russian national repertoire. Located at 9 Malaya Ordynka, Bldg. 1. M. Polyanka, Tretyakovskaya. Ticket office open noon to 6:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-953-8684, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/dmo

Alexander Pushkin Apartment Museum and Exhibition Hall:

Erast Garin: a small display dedicated to one of the leading actors of Vsevolod Meyerhold's company in the 1920s and of Soviet cinema from the 1920s to the 1960s, through Thursday.

Pushkin and Moscow: permanent display.

New For Alexander Sergeyevich: graphics by Yelena Shipitsova, Feb. 9 to 28. Located at 55/32 Arbat, entrance from Denezhny Pereulok. M. Smolenskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 499-241-9295, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

Alexander Pushkin Museum:

Behind Screens. 19th- and Early 20th-Century Interiors (Za Shirmami. Interyer 19 — Nachala 20 Veka): authentic screens and household items from the museum and private collections, to March 30.

Open Storage of rare books, paintings, graphics, porcelain, bronzes, ceramics, genealogical materials and private collections.

Prisoner of the Caucasus (Kavkazsky Plennik): an exhibit dedicated to poems by Pushkin and Lermontov, a story by Leo Tolstoy and a film by Sergei Bodrov, to Feb. 11.

Pushkin and His Age (Pushkin i Yego Epokha): permanent display.

New Pushkin and the Romanov Family (Pushkin i Semya Romanovykh): an exhibit from museum collections and archives, Feb. 25 to July 1.

Pushkin's Tales (Skazki Pushkina): permanent display. Located at 12/2 Ul. Prechistenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-637-5674, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

Anatoly Lunacharsky Memorial Study:

Permanent display: a small exhibit devoted to Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875-1933) — Russian writer, social and political activist, translator, essayist, art critic and the first Soviet Commissar of Enlightenment responsible for culture and education. Located at 9/5 Denezhny Pereulok, Apt. 1. M. Smolenskaya. By appointment 499-241-8873, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/lunacharsky-museum

Andrei Bely Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: personal belongings, portraits and rare archive materials of this acclaimed Silver Age poet and novelist. Located at 55 Arbat. M. Smolenskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 499-241-9295, www.pushkinmuseum.ru, kvartira-belogo.guru.ru

Andrei Rublev Museum of Early Russian Culture and Art:

Permanent display: icons, wall paintings, decorative art, manuscripts and black-letter books in the restored buildings of the former Spaso-Andronikov Monastery. Located at 10 Andronyevskaya Ploshchad. M. Rimskaya, Ploshchad Ilicha. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., closed Wed. and the last Friday of the month. 495-678-1467, www.rublev-museum.ru

Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center:

Permanent display devoted to the legacy of this human rights activist and physicist chronicles the political repression of Soviet citizens from 1917 to the 1980s with photographs and documentary materials. Located at 57 Zemlyanoi Val, Bldg. 6. M. Kurskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-623-4401/4420, www.sakharov-center.ru

Andriyaka's Watercolor School:

Animals in the Fine Arts (Zhivotniye v Izobrazitelnom Iskusstve): paintings, graphics, sculptures and decorative works from the 18th to the 21st century, to Sat. Located at 17/1 Gorokhovsky Pereulok. M. Kurskaya. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 499-267-5435, www.andriaka.ru

Anna Golubkina Studio Museum:

Cameos by Anna Golubkina (1864-1927), to Fri.

Collection of Sculptures by this prominent master of the Silver Age art culture, permanent display. Located at 12 Bolshoi Lyovshinsky Pereulok. M. Park Kultury, Smolenskaya. Wed., Thurs. and Fri. noon to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-637-2564/5682, www.tretyakovgallery.ru/ru/museum/branch/museum_studio_golubkina

Anton Chekhov House Museum:

Permanent display: the writer's Moscow apartment, with a small display of photos and manuscripts. Located at 6 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Ul. M. Barrikadnaya. Tues., Thurs., Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wed., Fri. 2 to 8 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-691-6154/3837, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/chekhov-museum

Anton Chekhov Memorial Museum at Melikhovo:

Permanent display: the house furnished more or less as it was when the writer lived there from 1892 to 1899 and wrote the famous play "The Seagull."

The Anatomy of Production (Anatomiya Spektaklya): This exhibit illustrates Konstantin Stanislavsky's process of staging Chekhov's plays at the Moscow Art Theater, through August. Located in Melikhovo, from Kursky Station to Chekhov, then bus 25. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-270-7991, www.chekhov-melikhovo.com

Arkhangelskoye Estate Museum:

18th-Century Palace and Park Ensemble (Dvortsovo-Parkovy Ansambl 18 Veka) features works from the collection of Count Yusupov, permanent display.

Theater Begins (Teatr Nachinayetsya): works by young theater artists, through Thursday in the Kolonnada Hall. Located at Posyolok Arkhangelskoye, 5th kilometer of Ilyinskoye Shosse. M. Tushinskaya, then bus 549 to Arkhangelskoye or bus 151 to Sanatory. Park open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibitions open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat., Sun. and holidays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Wed. of the month. 495-797-5409, www.arhangelskoe.su

Art Deco Gallery:

Korperkultur: The culture of the body in Germany and Russia in the 1910s to 1930s in sculptures by Ferdinand Preiss, paintings by Nikolai Zagrekov and photographs from museum and private collections, to Feb. 25. Located at 2/4 Luzhnetskaya Naberezhnaya. M. Vorobyovy Gory. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. and Sun. by appontment. 495-639-9484, www.artdecogallery.ru

Art Ru Agency:

New Terra de Passion: paintings and objects by Dmitry Plotnikov, Fri. to Feb. 15. Located at 26 Ozerkovskaya Naberezhnaya. M. Novokuznetskaya. Tues. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat. and Sun. noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495- 943-9872, 499-261-7883, www.agencyart.ru

Art4.ru:

Contemporary Russian Art collected by Igor Markin and housed in a private museum. Located at 4 Khlynovsky Tupik. M. Tverskaya. By appontment 499-136-5656, art4.ru

ArtPlay Na Yauze:

MT Pick Nan Hoover. Landscapes From the Montevideo Collection: retrospective of video art works, to Mon. Located at 10 Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya Ul. M Kurskaya. Noon to 8 p.m. 495-620-0882, www.artplay.ru

Bakhrushin Theater Museum:

Golden Age of Russian Theater (Zolotoi Vek Russkogo Teatra): posters, photos, costumes and other memorabilia of famous Russian actors and directors of the last two centuries, permanent display. Located at 31/12 Ul. Bakhrushina. M. Paveletskaya. Ticket office open noon to 6:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month 495-953-4470/4848, www.gctm.ru/museum

Boris Pasternak Museum:

Permanent Display: The famous dacha home where the author of "Dr. Zhivago" weathered attacks after being awarded the 1958 Nobel Prize for Literature. Located in Peredelkino, 3 Ul. Pavlenko. From Kievsky Station to Peredelkino. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-934-5175, www.pasternakmuseum.ru/index_angl.html

Brothers Lumiere Center of Photography:

A Time of Bells (Vremya Kolokolchikov): exhibit devoted to the underground rock movement in 1980s Leningrad, to March 10. Located at 3 Bolotnaya Naberezhnaya, Bldg. 1. M. Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-228-9878, www.lumiere.ru

Bulgakov House:

Odd Flat: The communal apartment, in which Mikhail Bulgakov lived in 1921 to 1924, and which became the prototype of the "Odd Flat" where Woland took up residence with his court. Permanent displays, performances, exhibits and excursions devoted to the life and work of Mikhail Bulgakov and his novel "The Master and Margarita." Located at 10 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ul. through the arch, Apt. 50. M. Mayakovskaya. 1 to 11 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Free admission. 495-970-01619, www.dombulgakova.ru

Central House of Artists:

Consonance (Sozvuchiye): contemporary paintings, graphics, sculptures and photographs, to Sun.

Reflections (Otsvety): romantic paintings and graphics by Yelena Zarubova, to Sun.

Works by Moscow Artists, to Sun.

Worlds and Magic (Miry i Chudodeistva): paintings and graphics by Irina Zaitseva, Yury Laptev and Viktor Panchenko, to Sun. Located at 10 Krymsky Val. M. Park Kultury, Oktyabrskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 499-238-9634/9843, www.cha.ru

Cervantes Institute:

Gabriel García Marquez. One Hundred Years of Solitude: paintings, sculptures and installations inspired by the famous novel, to Feb. 28. Located at 20A Novinsky Bulvar, Bldg. 1-2. M. Krasnopresnenskaya. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 495-609-9022/9422, www.moscu.cervantes.es/ru/default.shtm

Christ the Savior Cathedral Museum:

History of the Christ the Savior Cathedral: permanent display. Located at 15 Ul. Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed the last Monday of the month. 495-637-1276, 495-924-8058/8490, www.xxc.ru/complex/museum/index.htm, www.xxc.ru/english/index.htm

Classical Photography Gallery:

New Andrei Bronnikov shows large-size landscapes of Siberia and the Russian North, Feb. 7 to March 24.

Men and Motors (Lyudi i Motory): retro cars and bikes in works by Artyom Vasilkov, to Sun.

Portraits: works by Mikhail Alekseyev, to Sun.

World Duets (Duety Mira): photo works by Sasha Gentsis, to Sun. Located at 23 Savvinskaya Naberezhnaya, Bldg. 1. Wed. to Sun. noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-510-7714, classic-gallery.ru

Darwin Museum:

Pass the Path of Evolution: a new interactive multimedia exhibition, permanent display.

Permanent displays: Macroevolution, Microevolution, Zoogeography, The Diversity of Life on Earth, Live Exhibition and others. Located at 57 Ul. Vavilova. M. Akademicheskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m. closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 499-134-6124, 783-2253, www.darwin.museum.ru/eng

Dom Ikony Na Spiridonovke:

Icons and other works of Christian art from a private collection, permanent display.

Russian Moderne (Russky Modern): works by Russian artists from the turn of the 20th century, through November.

The Romanovs. The Fall of the Dynasty (Romanovy. Padeniye Dinastii): personal items, works of art and archival documents, to Dec. 19, 2013. Located at 4 Ul. Spiridonovka. M. Arbatskaya, Tverskaya. Noon to 10 p.m. 495-690-5474/2660, www.dom-ikony.ru

Dom Nashchokina Gallery:

Living Classics (Zhiviye Klassiki): Yury Rost's photos of Yury Norshtein, Otar Ioseliani, Natalya Nesterova, Georgy Danelia and Andrei Bitov, to Feb. 14. Located at 12 Vorotnikovsky Pereulok. M. Mayakovskaya. Ticket office open noon to 7 p.m. 495-699-1178/4774, www.domnaschokina.ru

English Courtyard Museum:

Russian-English Trade Relations (Russko-Angliiskiye Torgoviye Otnosheniya): This building, the cultural and commercial center of the English community in Moscow in the 16th and 17th centuries, reflects the development of Russian-English relations through the centuries, permanent display. Located at 4A Ul Varvarka. M. Kitai-Gorod. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-698-3952, www.mosmuseum.ru/museum-menu-english-dvor.html

Fine Art:

Don't Miss! (Ne Propusti!): paintings by Anastasia Kuznetsova-Ruf contemplate life's most important moments, to Feb. 14. Located at 3 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ul., Bldg. 10, in the yard of the Pekin restaurant. M. Mayakovskaya. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. noon to 6 p.m., closed Sun. 499-251-7649, www.galleryfineart.ru

Folk Graphic Museum:

Russian Lubok: permanent display. Located at 10 Maly Golovin Pereulok. M. Sukharevskaya, Turgenevskaya, Sretensky Bulvar. Tues., Wed. Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 2 to 9 p.m., Sat., Sun. noon to 5 p.m., closed Mon. 495-5608-5182, www.russianlubok.ru

Fyodor Chaliapin House Museum:

Permanent display: a small exhibit devoted to the great Russian bass. Located at 25 Novinsky Bulvar. M. Barrikadnaya. Ticket office open Tues. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed. and Thurs. 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., closed Mon., Fri. and the last day of the month. 495-605-6236, 252-2530, www.shalyapin-museum.org

Fyodor Dostoevsky Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: a small exhibit devoted to the author of "Crime and Punishment" and "The Brothers Karamazov" in the house where he was born. Located at 2 Ul. Dostoyevskogo. M. Novoslobodskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wed. and Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-681-1085, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/dostoyevsky-museum

Gogol House:

Memorial Museum and Scientific Library: in this Moscow estate house where Nikolai Gogol spent his four last years. Located at 7A Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Mon., Wed., Fri. noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. 2 to 9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. noon to 5 p.m., closed Tues. and the last day of the month. 495-9256, www.domgogolya.ru

Gogol House Exhibition Hall:

Flowers in works by contemporary arists, to Feb. 16. Located at 7A Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Wed., Thurs., Fri. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat. and Sun. noon to 7 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. Free admission. 495-9256, www.domgogolya.ru

GUM Shopping Mall:

Retro Telephones from the late 19th to the early 20th century, to Feb. 15 on the ground floor of the 1st line.

The History of GUM in Posters, to Feb. 15 on the 3rd line. Located at 3 Red Square. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 495-788-4343, www.gum.ru

Historical Museum:

French Clocks From the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Historical Museum and private collections, to Feb. 11.

The Bronze Age (Epokha Bronzy): new permanent display.

The History of Russia From Ancient Times to the Early 20th Century (Istoriya Rossii s Drevneishikh Vremyon do Nachala 20 Veka): permanent display.

The Patriotic War of 1812 (Otechestvennaya Voina 1812 Goda): an addition to the permanent display.

Historical Museum affiliate:

The Romanov Chambers in Zaryadye: authentic interiors of a 17th-century Russia boyar home, permanent display. Located at 1/2 Red Square. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Tues. 495-692-4019, www.shm.ru

Historical Museum Exhibition Complex:

Children's Costumes From the 18th to the 20th Century (Detsky Kostyum 18-20 Vekov): items from the Historical Museum, to March 30. Located at 2/3 Ploshchad Revolyutsii. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Tues. 495-230-3634, 692-6315, www.shm.ru

History of the Jews in Russia Museum:

Permanent display: authentic artifacts representing the history of Jews who lived under Russian rule after the three partitions of Poland. Located at 10 Perovsko-Razumovskaya Alleya, Bldg.3. M. Dinamo. Mon. to Wed. and Fri. noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. noon to 9 p.m., Sun. noon to 5 p.m., closed Sat. Free admission. 495-656-4571, www.mievr.ru

International Roerich Center:

Nikolai Roerich Museum: a collection of works by the great painter and philosopher known best for his landscapes of India, permanent display. Located at 3/5 Maly Znamensky Pereulok. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 499-271-3417/20, www.icr.su

Iragui Gallery:

Natalya Zurabova. Five Facts About Me: paintings, to Feb. 26. Located at 7 Malaya Polyanka. M. Polyanka. Tues. to Sat. 2 to 7 p.m., or by appointment 8-903-562-7241, 8-963-616-4159, www.iragui.com

Ivan Turgenev Museum:

Moscow. Ostozhenka. Turgenev: permanent display about the life and work of this beloved novelist, playwright and poet. 37 Ul. Ostozhenka. M. Park Kultury. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 495-695-1078, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

K35 Gallery:

Literal Portraits (Bukvalniye Portrety): Vladimir Matskevich shows graphic portraits of famous people composed of Cyrillic letters, to March 3. Located at 12/6 Savvinskaya Nabereznaya. M. Kievskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 8-499-248-4054.

Kolizei Art Gallery:

Nikolai Troshchenkov: traditional landscapes, through Thursday. Located at 23 4th Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ul., Bldg. 1. M. Mayakovskaya. Tues. to Sat. noon to 7 p.m., closed Sun. and Mon. Free admission. 495-929-7109, 499-250-5116, www.colisart.ru

Kolomenskoye Estate Museum:

New Year's Fairytale (Novogodnyaya Skazka): toys, carnival costumes and masks, postcards, posters, photographs and other items from the 1930s to the 1960s, to Feb. 24 in the Palace of Alexei Mikhailovich.

Russian Tsarist Estate: built between the 15th and 17th centuries, situated on a high bank of the Moscow River and now an architectural museum.

Stable Yard (Konyushenny Dvor): This exhibition complex includes stables with Orlov and Russian trotters, a coach house with carriages and sledges, a smithy and a hayloft.

Zlatoust Secrets (Sekrety Zlatousta): works by Zlatoust armorers from the 19th to the 21st century from museum and private collections, to Feb. 24. Located at 39 Prospekt Andropova. M. Kolomenskaya. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 495-232-6190, mgomz.ru/kolomenskoe

Konstantin Stanislavsky Museum:

Permanent display: the home that was occupied by the co-founder of the Moscow Art Theater and the creator of the famous acting system. Located at 6 Leontyevsky Pereulok. M. Tverskaya. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-629-2855, www.mxat.ru/museum

Kornei Chukovsky House Museum:

Permanent display: The famous dacha of Russia's most popular children's poet and an influential literary critic and essayist. Located in Peredelkino, 3 Ul. Serafimovicha. From Kievsky Station to Peredelkino. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-593-2670, goslitmuz.ru/ru/chukovsky-museum

Kovcheg Gallery:

Dolce Vita (Sladkaya Zhizn): various works on the themes of sweets and sweetness from museum collections, to March 3. Located at 12 Ul. Nemchinova. M. Timiryazevskaya, then bus 87 or 206 to Gostinitsa Molodyozhnaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 8:15 p.m., closed Mon. 499-977-0044/88, www.kovcheg-art.ru

Kuzminki Estate Museum:

Museum of Russian Estate Culture (Muzei Russkoi Usadebnoi Kultury): permanent display. Located in the Kuzminki Park at 6 Topolyovaya Alleya. M. Ryazansky Prospekt, then bus 29. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-377-9457, 376-7610, www.kuzminky.ru

Lefortovo Museum:

Lefortovo. Landmarks of History (Lefortovo. Vekhi Istorii): the history of this Moscow district named after a close associate of Tsar Peter the Great, Franz Lefort, whose troops were stationed nearby in the German Quarter, permanent display. Located at 23 Kryukovskaya Ul. M. Semyonovskaya, Aviamotornaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-360-0147, www.mosmuseum.ru/museum-menu-lefortovo.html

Leo Tolstoy Museum:

Permanent display: This museum dedicated to the author of "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina" has three branches. Located at 11 Ul. Prechistenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 499-766-9328. Branch at 12 Pyatnitskaya Ul. M. Novokuznetskaya. 495-951-5808. Branch in Khamovniki, 21 Ul. Lva Tolstogo. M. Park Kultury. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. 499-246-9444. Ticket offices open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the Last Friday of the month. www.tolstoymuseum.org

Lopasnya-Zachatyevskoye Estate Museum:

Permanent display: park with seven ponds and a main building, known first as the Goncharov House and later as the Pushkin Nest. The museum exhibit tells the story of ties of the estate owners the Vasilchikovs with the Pushkins, Lanskies and Goncharovs. Located in Chekhov, 10 Ul. Pushkina. M. Yuznaya, then bus 365 to Skver Imeni Chekhova. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 496-723-0389, www.chekhov-melikhovo.com/index.php/en/museum-melikhovo/lopasnya

Lyublino Estate Museum:

Durasov Palace: perfectly preserved early 19th-century manor that belonged to Moscow landowner Nikolai Durasov, permanent display.

Palace and Park Ensemble, built by Moscow landowner Nikolai Durasov, represents the 19th-century Moscow nobility mode of life, permanent display. Located at 1 Letnyaya Ul. M. Volzhskaya. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 499-722-7189, 495-350-1553, mgomz.com, mgomz.ru/lublino

Maria Yermolova Museum:

Permanent display: a small but elegant apartment museum dedicated to the great Maly Theater actress of the end of the 19th century. Located at 11 Tverskoi Bulvar. M. Tverskaya. Noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m. closed Tues. and the last Fri. the month. 495-690-5416/4901, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/dme

Marina Tsvetayeva Museum:

Midwinter — Mid Earth (Seredina Zimy — Seredina Zemli): paintings, photographs and decorative art, through Thursday.

Permanent display: house museum where the poet lived from 1914 to 1922. Located at 6 Borisoglebsky Pereulok. M. Arbatskaya, Smolenskaya. Noon to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-697-5369, www.dommuseum.ru

Mikhail Glinka Museum of Musical Culture:

Permanent display of musical instruments. Located at 4 Ul. Fadeyeva. M. Mayakovskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-739-6226, www.glinka.museum

Mikhail Prishvin House Museum:

Life Is a Journey (Zhizn Yest Puteshestviye): photographs by Mikhail Prishvin, to April 30.

Summer Estate of Russian writer Mikhail Prishvin (1873-1954). Located at 2 Dunino Village. M. Molodyozhnaya, then bus 121 to Lesniye Dali, ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-553-8132, www.prishvin.ru

Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Tverskoi:

Tatyana Faidysh shows paintings from the 1990s to the 2000s, to Feb. 24. Located at 9 Tverskoi Bulvar. M. Tverskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., ticket office to 7:15 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m., ticket office to 8:15 p.m., closed every third Monday of the month. 495-231-3660, www.mmoma.ru

Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Yermolayevsky:

MT Pick Olga Tobreluts. New Mythology: retrospective of video installations and paintings, to Feb. 24. Located at 17 Yermolayevsky Pereulok. M. Mayakovskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., ticket office to 7:15 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m., ticket office to 8:15 p.m., closed every third Monday of the month. 495-231-3660, www.mmoma.ru

Moscow Planetarium:

Permanent shows: Interactive Lunarium, Big and Small Star Halls, the Urania Museum and 4D Cinema Theater. Located at 5 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Ul. M. Barrikadnaya. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., weekends and holidays 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed Tues. 495-221-7690, www.planetarium-moscow.ru

Multimedia Art Museum:

Charlie Chaplin: exhibit of photographs, videos, posters and documents based on the Chaplin family archive, to Feb. 17.

New Fly to Baku: This exhibit of works by three generations of contemporary Azeri artists features paintings, sculptures, installations, videos, photographs and performances, Tues. to Feb. 24.

MT Pick Lev Borodulin. Retrospective: exhibit of works by this classic sports photographer timed to mark his 90th birthday, to Feb. 10.

Marilyn Forever: 25 unpublished photographs of Marilyn Monroe by her close friend photographer Milton H. Greene, to Feb. 17.

Mikhail Prekhner (1911-41): works from the 1930s by this master of constructivist photography, to Feb. 17. Located at 16 Ul. Ostozhenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-637-1100, www.mamm-mdf.ru/en

Museum of Applied, Decorative and Folk Art:

Masterpieces of Soviet Porcelain from the 1920s to the 1970s, permanent display.

Russian Folk Art From the 18th to the 20th Century: permanent display. Located at 3 Delegatskaya Ul. M. Tsvetnoi Bulvar. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tues. and the last Mon. of the month. 495-609-0146, Thurs. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., www.vmdpni.ru

Museum of Moscow:

The History of Moscow from old times to the present, permanent display. Located at 2 Zubovsky Bulvar, entrance from Ostozhenka. M. Park Kultury. Ticket office open Tues., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat., Sun. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-766-4196, www.mosmuseum.ru

Museum of Private Collections:

New Ninety Nine Names of God (Devyanosto Devyat Imyon Vsevyshnego): classical Islamic art from the 9th to the 19th century from the Mardjiani Foundation collection, Feb. 20 to May 5.

Permanent display in 23 halls includes 1,500 works of art. Located at 10 Ul. Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs.11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-697-1610, www.arts-museum.ru, artprivatecollections.ru

Museum of Russian Icons:

Permanent display: East European Christian art from the 6th to the 20th century. Located at 3 Goncharnaya Naberezhnaya, entrance from Bolshoi Vatin Pereulok. M. Taganskaya. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Wed. 495-221-5283, www.russikona.ru

Museum of the Contemporary History of Russia:

From the English Club to the Museum of the Contemporary History of Russia: permanent display.

State Symbols of Russia. History and the Present Day (Gosudarstvennaya Simvolika Rossii. Istoriya i Sovremennost): permanent display. Located at 21 Tverskaya Ul., M. Tverskaya. Ticket office open Tues., Wed. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.,Thurs. and Sat. 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-699-5458, www.sovr.ru

Museum of Unique Dolls:

Permanent display of antique dolls, to Dec. 19, 2013. Located at 13 Ul. Pokrovka. M. Turgenevskaya, Kitai-Gorod, Chistiye Prudy. Fri., Sat. Sun. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tues., Wed. Thurs. excursions at noon, 2 and 6 p.m., closed Mon. Free admission. 495-625-6405/7512, www.dollmuseum.ru

Na Solyanke Gallery:

Snowbound Cartoons (Multfilmy, Zanesyonniye Snegom): interactive show of animated films and installations on the theme of snow and winter, to Feb. 10. Located at 1/2 Solyanka. M. Kitai-Gorod. Mon. to Thurs. 2 to 10 p.m., Fri. noon to midnight, Sat. and Sun. noon to 10 p.m. 495-621-5672, solyanka.org

Nashi Khudozhniki Gallery:

MT Pick Leon Bakst. The Discovery of Fabric: (Leon Bakst. Otkrytiye Materii): American collection of textile designs by this decorator best known for his work with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, to April 15. Located at Rublyovo-Uspenskoye Shosse, 36 Posyolok Borki. M. Molodyozhnaya, then bus 121 to Posyolok Borki. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-637-2810, www.kournikovagallery.ru

Nemirovich-Danchenko Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: the home that was occupied by the stage director and co-founder of the Moscow Art Theater. Located at 5/7 Glinishchevsky Pereulok, entrance 5, apt. 52. M. Tverskaya. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-650-5391, www.mxat.ru/museum

New Tretyakov Gallery:

Alexander Rodchenko. Workers Club: (1885-1953): The reconstructed interior of a club for workers designed by this constructivist artist, permanent display.

Anatoly Kaplan (1902-80): lithographs, etchings and drawings, to Feb. 24.

Embellishing the Beautiful. Elitism and Kitsch in Contemporary Art (Ukrasheniye Krasivogo. Elitarnost i Kitch v Sovremennom Iskusstve), to March 3.

Main exhibit halls: a display of 20th-century Russian art.

Still Lifes. Metamorphoses. The Dialogue of Classics and Modernity (Natyurmort. Metamorfozy. Dialog Klassiki i Sovremennosti): various kinds of still lifes by Russian artists from the 18th to the 21st century, to Feb. 24. Located at 10 Krymsky Val. M. Oktyabrskaya, Park Kultury. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-230-7788, 238-1378, 495-951-1362. Excursions 495-953-5223. An Autoline minibus runs from outside the New Tretyakov Gallery to the Tretyakov Gallery at 10/12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok daily at 12:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20 and 4:20 p.m., www.tretyakovgallery.ru

New Western Art Gallery:

European and American Art from the 19th and 20th centuries. Located at 14 Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-697-1546, www.arts-museum.ru, www.newpaintart.ru

Nikolai Golovanov Apartment Museum:

Memorial Apartment of this distinguished conductor who was expelled from the Bolshoi Theater three times, in 1928, 1936 and 1953, permanent display. Located at 7 Bryusov Pereulok, apt. 10. M. Tverskaya, Pushkinskaya. Open Mon. and Wed. 2 to 5 p.m. 495-629-7083, www.glinka.museum/about/apartment_museum_golovanov

Novodevichy Bogoroditse-Smolensky Novodevichy Convent:

Novodevichy Convent and Cemetery: A beautiful 17th-century convent complex that was founded in 1524 by Tsar Vasily III, then, after the Time of Troubles, was significantly rebuilt and enhanced by the Regent Sofia, who was later confined here by Peter the Great with his unwanted first wife. Now belongs to the Moscow Eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church. Located at 1 Novodevichy Proyezd. M. Sportivnaya. 499-245-3168, www.mepar.ru/eparhy/temples/?temple=1166

Novy Manezh:

New Everything for Sale (Vsyo na Prodazhu): Original signboards, paintings, graphics and objects from the late 19th to the early 20th century, Feb. 13 to March 31. Located at 3 Georgiyevsky Pereulok. M. Okhotny Ryad, Teatralnaya. Noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-692-4459, www.new-manege.ru

Oriental Art Museum:

Permanent Displays: Art of Korea, India, Iran, China, Asia, Siberia and others. permanent display.

Tylos: The Journey to the Afterlife. Rituals and Funeral Traditions of Bahrain (Tylos: Puteshestviye v Zagrobny Mir. Ritualy i Pogrebalniye Traditsii na Bakhreine): the Tylos period (2nd century B.C.-3rd century A.D.) artifacts from the Bahrain National Museum and the Hermitage Museum collections, to Sun. Located at 12 Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-691-9614/0212, www.orientmuseum.ru

Pobeda Gallery:

MT Pick Ilya Piganov. Volume 3. The Piganovs: post-conceptual display of photo works, Sat. to March 13. Located at 3 Krasnaya Ploshchad, GUM 3rd line, 3rd floor. 495-627-3528, www.pobedagallery.com

Project Fabrika:

New Living as Form. The Nomadic Version (Zhizn kak Forma. Kochevaya Versiya): This international project explores 20 years of artistic work and provides a broad look at a vast array of socially engaged practices that appear with increasing regularity in fields ranging from theater to activism, and urban planning to visual art, to March 3. Located at 18 Perevedenovsky Pereulok. M. Baumanskaya, Elektrozavodskaya, then trolleybus 22 or 25 to Balakirevsky Pereulok. Noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. Free admission. 499-265-3926/3935, www.proektfabrika.ru

Proun Gallery at Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art:

Kavarga. Doomsday 21.12: sculptures by Dmitry Kavarga, to Fri. Located at 1 4th Syromyatnichesky Pereulok, Bldg. 6. M. Chkalovskaya, Kurskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-916-0900 www.winzavod.ru, www.proungallery.ru

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts:

Erich Borchert (1907-44): graphics by this German artist who came to Moscow in 1930, was arrested in 1942 and died in the Karaganda labor camp in Kazakhstan, to Feb. 17.

Five Centuries of Italian Drawings (Pyat Vekov Italyanskogo Risunka): Italian drawings from the 16th to the 20th century, from the museum collection, to Feb. 17.

Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556): paintings from Italian collections, to Feb. 10.

Permanent collection: works from ancient Egypt, Assyria, Greece and Rome, plus works from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century.

The World in Miniatures (Mir v Miniatyure): ancient gems and cameos from the museum collection, to Feb. 24. Located at 12 Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-697-9578, www.arts-museum.ru

Rabochy i Kolkhoznitsa Exhibition Center:

Soviet Venus (Venera Sovetskaya): paintings, graphics, sculptures, posters and photographs, to Sun. Located at 123 Prospekt Mira, Bldg. B. M. VDNKh. Tues. to Wed. and Fri. to Sun. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m, Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-683-5640, www.mvc-ric.ru

Regina Gallery at Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art:

Rain Theorem: (Teorema Dozhdya): works by Alexei Kallima, to Sat. Located at 1 4th Syromyatnichesky Pereulok. M. Chkalovskaya, Kurskaya. Noon to 7 p.m., closed Mon. Free admission. 495-228-1330, www.reginagallery.com

Roza Azora Gallery:

New February (Fevral): paintings by Lavrenty Bruni, Fri. to Feb. 18.

New Rose, Mimosa, Poppy (Roza, Mimoza, Mak): paintings by Marina Koldobskaya, opens Feb. 19 at 6 p.m., runs to March 10. Located at 14 Nikitsky Bulvar. Mon. to Sat. noon to 8 p.m., Sun. noon to 6 p.m. 495-695-8119, www.rozaazora.ru

RuArts Gallery:

Peony Mania (Pionomania): paintings, objects and installations by Vita Buivid, to March 2. Located at 10 1st Zachatyevsky Pereulok. M. Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 8 p.m. Free admission. 495-637-4475, www.ruarts.ru

Sergei Konenkov Studio Museum:

Permanent display: Works by this most distinguished and influential Russian and Soviet scuptor who spent more than 20 years in the United States and returned home in 1945 at the age of 71. Located at 17 Tverskaya Ul. M. Tverskaya, Pushkinskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 495-629-6139, www.rah.ru/museums/muzey_masterskaya_s_t_konenkova.php, museum.ru/m410

Sergei Prokofiev Museum:

Memorial Apartment where the composer lived from 1947 to 1953, permanent display. Located at 6 Kamergersky Pereulok. M. Teatralnaya, Okhotny Ryad. Wed. to Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-692-7959, www.glinka.museum/about/museum_of_prokofiev

Shchusev Architecture Museum:

Decorative Sculptures from the 18th to the 19th century from the museum collection, to April 7.

The Apocalypse Prophecy in Gravures by Albrecht Durer and West European Masters (Prorochestva Apokalipsisa v Gravyurakh Dyurera i Zapadno-Yevropeiskikh Masterov): original prints from Moscow private collections, to Fri. Located at 5 Vozdvizhenka. M. Biblioteka Imeni Lenina, Arbatskaya, Alexandrovsky Sad. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-691-2109, www.muar.ru

Silver Age Museum:

Bryusov House: "Valery Bryusov Memorial Study" and "Pushkin and the Silver Age of Russian Literature," permanent displays. Located at 30 Prospekt Mira. M. Prospekt Mira (circle line). Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-680-8683, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/bryusov-museum

St. Basil's Cathedral:

Sacred Relics of the Pokrovsky Cathedral (Svyatyni Pokrovskogo Sobora): stunning medieval interior, icons, books and other religious relics. Located at 2 Red Square. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office open in summer, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in winter 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 495-698-3304 www.saintbasil.ru

State Center of Contemporary Art:

New Future Photography (Fotografiya Budushchego): futuristic art works by German and Russian photographers, Feb. 8 to March 10. Located at 13 Zoologicheskaya Ul. M. Krasnopresnenskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., Thurs. noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 499-254-8492/0674, www.ncca.ru

State Literary Museum:

Permanent display: books, manuscripts and other items that tell the stories of Russia's great writers. Located at 28 Ul. Petrovka. M. Chekhovskaya. 495-625-1226, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/gos-lit-museum

Svyatoslav Richter Memorial Apartment:

Permanent display: the great pianist's apartment, with a display of photos and paintings, video and sound recordings. Located at 2/6 Bolshaya Bronnaya Ul., Apt. 59. M. Pushkinskaya. By appointment Tues., Thurs. and the third Saturday of the month noon to 2 p.m. 495-695-8346, 697-7205, www.sviatoslav-richter.ru

The GULAG History Museum:

Permanent display: Documents, letters, memoirs and personal belongings of GULAG prisoners.

The Commissar Vanishes: David King's archive of doctored photos from the Soviet era demonstrates how Joseph Stalin manipulated photography to erase the memory of his victims, to April 15. Located at 16 Ul. Petrovka. M. Kuznetsky Most, Teatralnaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. noon to 7 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the week. 495-621-7310, www.gmig.ru

Theater Gallery Na Maloi Ordynke:

Poets Are Born in Provinces (Poety Rozhdayutsya v Provintsii): exhibit of photographs and installations devoted to playwright Alexander Vampilov, to Feb. 10. Located at 9 Malaya Ordynka, Bldg. 1. M. Polyanka, Tretyakovskaya. Ticket office open noon to 6:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-953-1245, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/mo

Tretyakov Gallery:

Main exhibit halls: masterpieces of Russian icon art and world-famous 19th- and early 20th-century paintings.

Pyotr Nilus (1869-1943): paintings and graphics, to March 10 in the Engineer Wing.

Russian Drawings and Watercolors from the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum collection, to Feb. 24. Located at 10/12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok. M. Tretyakovskaya. Ticket office open Tues., Wed., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 499-230-7788, 238-1378, 495-951-1362. An Autoline minibus runs from outside the Tretyakov Gallery to the New Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val daily at noon, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m., www.tretyakovgallery.ru

Triumph Gallery:

New A Genius Needs an Orgy (Geny Nuzhdayetsya v Orgii): Dmitry Gutov shows metal constructions, graphics and installations on erotic themes of the antique world, Fri. to Feb. 20. Located at 3/8 Ul. Ilyinka. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. 495-662-0893, triumph-gallery.com

Tsar's Tower of the Kazansky Railway Station:

Silver Camera (Serebryanaya Kamera): photographs by the nominees of this annual competition put on by the Moscow House of Photography. Visitors can vote at the exhibition or at www.silvercamera.ru, to Feb. 24. Located at 2 Komsomolskaya Ploshchad. M. Komsomolskaya. Weekdays by appointment 495-266-1368/0469. Moscow House of Photography 495-637-1100, www.mamm-mdf.ru/en, Silver Camera www.silvercamera.ru

Tsaritsyno Museum:

1812 Patriotic War and Russian Society (Otechestvennaya Voina 1812 i Russkoye Obshchestvo): a small exhibit from museum and private collections, to April 28.

Catherine the Great: (Velikaya Yekaterina): an exhibit devoted to the Russian empress, permanent display.

Facets of an Old Collection (Grani Staroi Kollektsii): West European and Russian paintings, graphics and works of decorative art from the 12th to the early 20th century from the collection of Sergei Grigoryants, to March 10.

Masterpieces of the Tsaritsyno Art Collection (Shedevry Khudozhestvennogo Sobraniya Tsaritsyno): West European tapestry from the 16th to the 18th centuries, and 20th-century Russian glass and tapestry, permanent display.

The Past and Present of Tsaritsyno (Byl i Nov Tsaritsina): the history of Tsaritsyno, permanent display.

The Shadow of Time (Ten Vremeni): installations, paintings, sculptures, objects and videos by contemporary Russian artists, to March 10.

The Silver Storeroom (Serebryanaya Kladovaya): works of Russian jewelry from the 16th to the 20th century, permanent display.

Tsaritsyno Antiquities (Tsaritsynskiye Drevnosti): archeological findings, permanent display. Located at 1 Dolskaya Ul. M. Tsaritsyno, Orekhovo. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sun. and holidays 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. Park open daily 6 a.m. to midnight. 499-725-7287, www.tsaritsyno.net

Vadim Zadorozhny's Vehicles Museum:

Permanent displays: retro cars, motorcycles, weaponry and airplanes. Located at Posyolok Arkhangelskoye, 4th km of Ilyinskoe Shosse, Bldg. 8. M. Tushinskaya, bus 541, 549, 568, 151, 541, 549, 568. M. Strogino, shuttle Strogino-Zacharkovo to Lipovaya Alleya. By car Novorizhskoe Shosse, near Arkhangelskoye. Ticket office open Tues. to Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-662-3818, www.tmuseum.ru

Vellum Gallery:

Meer Akselrod (1902-70): works by this painter best known for his watercolors of Jewish life in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. On display are book illustrations, drawings, tempera landscapes and women's portraits, to Feb. 24. Located at 30 Prechistenka in the Artefact Gallery Center. M. Kropotkinskaya. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 495-695-1353, www.vellum.ru

Veresov Gallery:

Embellishing the Beautiful. Elitism and Kitsch in Contemporary Art (Ukrasheniye Krasivogo. Elitarnost i Kitch v Sovremennom Iskusstve): works from the 1920s to the 2000s, to March 3. Located at 14 Leningradsky Prospekt, Bldg. 2. M. Belorusskaya. Noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. noon to 10 p.m. 495-937-3371, www.veresov-gallery.ru

Vladimir Mayakovsky Museum:

Vladimir Mayakovsky: documents and photographs from the life of the Futurist poet in the building where he lived and committed suicide. Located at 3 Lubyansky Proyezd. M. Lubyanka. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8 p.m., closed Wed. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-628-2569, www.mayakovsky.info

Vladimir Vernadsky Geological Museum:

Permanent displays: The Planet of Earth, the History of Earth, the World of Minerals, Geological Curiosities and other displays. Located at 11 Mokhovaya Ul., Bldg. 2. M. Okhotny Ryad. Ticket office open Tues. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. noon to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 495-692-0943, www.sgm.ru

Vsevolod Meyerhold Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: a small museum devoted to the director who, until his arrest and murder in prison in 1940, was one of the world leaders of the avant-garde. Located at 12 Bryusov Pereulok, Apt. 11. M. Pushkinskaya. Ticket office open noon to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 495-629-9437, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/mkm

Watercolor and Fine Arts Academy:

Museum of Watercolors: permanent display. Located at 15 Ul. Akademika Vargi. M. Tyoply Stan, bus 144, 227, 281 to Ulitsa Akademika Vinogradova. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-531-5555, ext. 298, www.academy.andriaka.ru

Zoological Museum of Moscow University:

Permanent displays: All groups of animals, from single-celled to birds and mammals, mostly moulages. Located at 6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ul. M. Okhotny Ryad. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Tues. of the month. 495-629-4435, zmmu.msu.ru

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