Exhibition «Food is a state matter»

31 December, Saturday
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The exhibition demonstrates interconnections between big politics and foodservice sector in Russian Empire, USSR and post-Soviet Russia.

The exhibition «Food is a state matter» is a part of the project «Power and society» of the State Museum of Political History of Russia. The projects aims to introduce relations between politics and different compounds of society life in historical perspective.

The exhibition demonstrates interconnections between big politics and foodservice sector in Russian Empire, USSR and post-Soviet Russia.

Food is one of the important human and society life spheres. It’s obvious, that an ordinary visitor is attracted by daily life history in the first place. It’s always interesting to know what did the tzars and soviet leaders eat and what kind of meals did the simple people have. Museum historians can involve visitors through such engaging topics in the conversation on serious matters. Museum’s specialty and collection provide a specific selection of exhibits and political outlook and interpretation of this topic. Museum’s presentation of nutrition praxis, which reflect state politics in different epochs, allows to see history of the country and phenomenon of relations between power and society in Russia through the unusual and exciting perspective.

Entrance fee – 200 rub.

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