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D-Day festival in Erarta

28 July 2016

Erarta museum will host a series of events within the D-Day festival, dedicated to Sergei Dovlatov’s anniversary.


On September 3, 2016 Sergei Dovlatov would have turned 75. In this regard Lev Lurie's Culture & History Club and the enthusiasts have founded Sergei Dovlatov Society and D-Day Festival accordingly. The festival aims to become an annual citywide holiday in memory of the writer.




“Zone and Reserve”. Mikhail Gavrichkov’s illustration to the new edition of Sergei Dovlatov’s famous novels

“The Zone” and "The Reserve", the writer’s literary debut, had to come a long way towards the reader, before they were acknowledged and placed into school anthologies. In 2016 Vita Nova Publishing House published the bibliophile edition of Dovlatov’s novels with the illustrations by a St. Petersburg artist Mikhail Gavrichkov. 40 of them will be presented at the exhibition.



Dovlatov and his circle. Exhibition of photographs by Nina Alovert

Erarta Museum is proud to present a specially assembled exhibition of works by Nina Alovert, featuring not only photographs of Sergei Dovlatov, but his New York circle. Known around the world, for the first time these photographs will be collected together and exhibited in Russia.


Erarta Stage Programme:  


“From The Life Of Planets”. Performance by Oleg Nesterov and Megapolis Band.

Oleg Nesterov presents his own answer to the question what the Russian cinematograph could have been if the unfinished movies of the 1960s were yet filmed. “From the Life of the Planets” is a multimedia project of soundtracks to the unborn Soviet films. 



Meet–the–artist event with Tatiana Tolstoya

The famous Russian writer and a host of The School of Scandal TV programme will meet with her fans and readers and answer their numerous questions.