On April 27, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov took part in a solemn opening of the exhibition “Genius of the century” from the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery at the "Hermitage-Kazan" Center at the Kazan Kremlin. The unique project was implemented with the president’s support.
The exhibition is dedicated to one of the most outstanding ages of the Russian art, the early twentieth century.
Tatarstan President welcomed the guests and thanked organizers of the exhibition, including Director of the State Tretyakov Gallery Zelfira Tregulova.
Zelfira Tregulova, in her turn, thanked Rustam Minnikhanov for “his open-mindedness and the wish to change the situation with museums and exhibitions”. She called it a “breakthrough” project that set a new standard of museum exhibitions in regions.
“Genius of the century” is the first project of a long-term programme that includes major exhibition projects in Kazan and Moscow.