May 22 - July 28, 2013
From May 22 to July 28 the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation will hold an exhibition of Dutch contemporary photographer Hendrik Kerstens. The exhibition will take place in Russia for the first time and will present a series of female portraits. The main and the only model for Kerstens as well as the only character of the artist’s works is his daughter Paula. Portraits by Kerstens tell us a popular story about the Old Dutch school of painting in terms of the actual language of media.
March 15 – May 12, 2013
From March 15 to May 12, 2013 six photo exhibitions held by the Government of Moscow, Moscow City Department of culture and Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow \ Moscow House of Photography Museum take place in the halls of the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation in the framework of VIII Moscow International Biennale “Fashion and Style in Photography”
June 7-16, 2013
Saint Petersburg, Mikhailovsky Garden of the Russian Museum
The Sixth Annual International Festival "The Imperial Gardens of Russia" and the exhibition-contest, organized in the frames of the Festival have got unusual name "Платомания - Platomania". "Plantomania" was the word used by Catherine the Great when speaking of her love of plants and gardening in general. According to Catherine the Great’s letters she used to dig in the garden with a small spade by herself, the Empress has also hand copied hundreds of pages from an English treatise on gardening. The participants of the exhibition-contest 2013 implemented the main ideas of the English Garden on the territory of Mikhailovsly Garden.
Past year the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation celebrated 10th year anniversary, 5 years ago (in 2007) the exhibition space of the Foundation has been opened.
The booklet, named “Ekaterina Cultural Foundation: the 10th Anniversary” focuses on the two main areas in the activity of the organization: exhibition and publishing programs. The booklet can be considered as some kind of report over the years past from one side and as a retrospective guide on the exhibitions held at the Foundation and addressed to the audience from the other side.