19-21 May 2021 The Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions. Conference in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of Its Founding

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The international scholarly conference, The Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions. In Honor of the 150th Anniversary of Its Founding will be held May 19-21 2021 in the Conference Hall at the Tretyakov Gallery (and online via Zoom).

The conference will run 10am-6pm Moscow Time. Working languages are Russian and English; translation will be provided only on May 20.

The conference aims to interpret in contemporary terms the activity of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions. Papers by leading Russian and foreign scholars from the U.S., Britain, Germany, and Finland will be dedicated to the history of the Association, the engagement of Russian with European art, realist and romantic tendencies in painting of the second half of the 19th century, the roles of individual members in the organization's history, and other issues. Participants in the conference include museum curators and researchers, scholars from research institutes, and university faculty. Conference proceedings will be published in an edited volume following the event.

Full conference information, including Zoom links to the daily events, can be found here: https://www.tretyakovgallery.ru/events/?program=konferentsii