Board of Trustees – The Manege Central Exhibition Hall
The Manege
Central Exhibition Hall

1 Isaakiyevskaya Ploshchad
St. Petersburg
+7 812 611 11 00
Opening times
06.12.2023, Wednesday
Manege: Closed
Bookshop: Closed
Manege Café: Closed
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Olga Galaktionova has been the General Director of State Museum and Exhibition Center «ROSIZO» since 2021. Previously, she carried out big cultural projects and organized various events, from exhibitions to theatre festivals.
Graduated from Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS), has extensive experience working on television in a number of major TV channels. Participated in the implementation of large-scale exhibition and theatre projects, including those dedicated to the Year of Theatre in Russia. Author and producer of more than 50 documentaries.
Education:
1994-1995 — The Ilya Glazunov Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (Faculty of Art History);
1995-1999 — Russian Institute of Theatre Arts GITIS, Directing faculty (acting group), workshop of Professor M.A. Zakharov.
A member of the Russian Academy of Arts; a member of the President's Council for Culture and Arts. An Honourary Professor of Moscow Architectural Institute and Shenzhen University. Previously, curator, co-curator and organizer of exhibitions of Russian art in Europe and the US; advisor for the Solomon Guggenheim Foundation.
Dr. Piotrovsky is a full member (academician) of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Arts; a member of the President’s Council for Culture and Arts; a member of the President’s Council for Science and Education; Professor of St. Petersburg State University and a Dean of Oriental faculty. He is a President of the Union of Museums in Russia; a President of the Worldwide Club of St. Petersburg; a Chairman of the board of the European University in St. Petersburg; a member of the German Archaeological Institute; an Editor-in-chief of the The Christian Orient magazine. He is a member of the Group of Consultants for Council of Europe art exhibitions, and other national and international organizations.
Dr. Piotrovsky has been awarded the Presidential Prize in the Field of Arts and Literature (2003) and a great variety of other awards, both nationally and internationally.
People's Artist of Russia, laureate of four Russian State awards, an honoured artist of Poland, President of the Vladimir Meyerhold Theatre and Culture Centre.
A member of the President's Council for Culture and Arts; head of the Russian Theatre Directors Guild. Awarded the Order of the "Merits to the Fatherland" and the "Merits to St. Petersburg" honourary badge.
A numerous laureate of the "Golden Mask" Russian national theatre award.