The results of the 115th plein air of «Russian Atlantis» were summed up at the exhibition in the Sevastopol Children's Art School
The Sevastopol Children’s Art School hosted the opening of the first joint exhibition of artists of «Russian Atlantis» with the museum-reserve «Tauric Chersonese». It also became the first exposition within the walls of the new educational institution.
For the second year in a row, the Museum-Reserve has become a venue for a creative expedition of the International Plein Air Exhibition Project “Russian Atlantis”. Chersonese Tauride delights and inspires painters with stunning views, historical significance, majestic buildings and special romance. During the work within the framework of the 115th expedition, the artists created several dozen paintings. The masters depicted the Foggy bell and the Byzantine courtyard, the Basilica of 1935 and the Zenon tower in their technique and at different times of the day, in the rays of the rising and escaping sun. Students and visitors of the Sevastopol Children’s Art School will be able to get acquainted with the results of the artists’ work until September 24, — noted in the press service of the museum-reserve.
Recall that this year the International Plein Air Exhibition Project «Russian Atlantis» celebrates its tenth anniversary. During its existence, more than 100 artistic expeditions were organized in cities from the Baltic to Baikal, as well as in the Kuban, Novorossia and Crimea. Plein airs in Sevastopol and Khersones were held together with the Union of Artists of Russia and the St. Petersburg Center for Humanitarian Programs. They brought together craftsmen who are interested in the history of the country and the preservation of its cultural heritage.
source: Development Department of the State Museum-Reserve Tauric Chersonesus