#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the main building on Leninsky prospect, 14, an interactive festive program continues for the 100th anniversary of The First House of Norilsk museum, and a series of excursions will be conducted for students.
“Young visitors will learn the history of one of the city’s most significant historical monuments, about its ‘travels’ and ‘adventures’, heroes, participants of the first geological exploration expeditions. With the help of modern technologies, in one of the rooms of the First House, Nikolay Urvantsev will ‘appear’ before the tourists”, the organizers said.
And the museum guides will conduct an interactive activity on the extraction of real copper-nickel ore at the ‘polar mine’ and teach the skills of working at the ‘sawmill’.
In the art gallery on Talnahskaya street, 78, you can see masterpieces from the collection of the State Russian Museum at the exhibition Builders of a New Life. The exposition will finish its work in September.
In addition, on September 1, there will be an exhibition of paintings and graphics Murtuz – an exhibition project dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Dagestan People’s Artist Murtuzali Magomedov’s birth. On the canvases there are Dagestan motives, the culture of southern peoples and their traditions.
“Here you can also see the works of a prominent representative of the Russian impressionist painting school, Honored Artist of Russia Nina Sergeyeva on the 100th anniversary of her birth”, the gallery specialists explained.
In the Talnah branch of the museum on Yeniseiskaya street, 8a, schoolchildren are invited to the Laboratory of Natural Sciences – an interactive exhibition will help enrich knowledge about the chemistry of the Taimyr land.
In addition, there will be exhibitions Blooming Tundra and Inhabitants of Taimyr Reserves which are about the peculiarities of our peninsula’s ecosystem, From The First Well To New Horizons – about Norilsk history.
Text: Angelica Stepanova, Photo: Norilsk Museum and editorial staff