Master-class on painting matryoshka at the Museum of Toys in Sergiev Posad

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Departure from:
Golden Ring
Daily
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Duration
1 hour

In the past century, Sergiev Posad was often called the "capital of the funny kingdom", because hundreds of first-class toy masters lived and worked there. So, it’s not surprising that the city hosts the only museum in Russia, housing the collection of more than 30 million unique Russian and foreign toys. Here you can see archaeological finds of I-II centuries, toys from XII - XVII centuries, peasant handmade and handicraft objects of Х1Х century, author’s toys by modern masters.

Matryoshka is a symbol of feminine beauty and motherhood, a procreation and complete family symbol. During the master class, you will learn about the features of the traditional types of painting of a nesting doll in Russia, about the meaning of its name, its deep roots, and will paint your own Russian matryoshka. Guests can also paint a Russian bogatyr - a brave and courageous soldier. For painting you can choose a flat wooden panel or a plaster piece.

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 17:00, except Monday, Tuesday, sanitary day - last Friday of the month

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