Milena N. Tretiakova

Position: Deputy Director for Museum Work
Contact phone: +7 (812) 323-78-11
Educational background:
  • 2016. Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
    under the President of the Russian Federation.
    Faculty of Continuing Professional Education: Cultural Management
  • 1992-1995. Graduate studies. Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Ethnography and Anthropology (Kunstkamera)
  • 1992. St.Petersburg State University, Facutly of History. Department of Modern and Contemporary History
Academic and professional interests: Museum and curatorial studies, History.
Membership in professional associations: ICOM (International Council of Museums (starting from 2010 г.).
Professional experience:
  • 2018. Deputy Director, NGO Center “Culture of Memory”
  • 2014-2017. Deputy Scientific Director. State Memorial Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad
  • 2013-2014. Director, II St.Petersburg International Cultural Forum
  • 2012-2013. Director, Heritage Foundation, Imperial Porcelain Factory
  • 2006-2012. Scientific Secretary, Head of the Exhibition Department State Museum-Reserve Pavlovsk
  • 1995-2012. Researcher, Russian Academy of Sciences Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) RAS
  • 1989-1992. Archivist. Russian State Archives of the Navy
Exhibitions and Educational Project:
  • Author of the concept of the Children's Museum of the Russian State Children's Library (Moscow 2019)
  • Author of the concept and Head of the Working Group, Museum and Exhibition Complex “Siege and Defense of Leningrad” (2014-2018)
  • Curator, International Architectural Competition for the concept of Museum and Exhibition Complex “Siege and Defense of Leningrad” (2018)
  • Author and director of educational project “Talking to Children about the Siege” (St.Petersburg-Moscow, 2014-2018)
  • Author and Curator of the exhibitions: “The Siege in Photographs” (St.Petersburg, Berlin, Shanghai, Tampere, 2014-2017); “Images of Memory”, “Folk Museum”, “The Siege in Drawings”(St.Petersburg, 2014-2017); “St.Petersburg Porcelain. History and Our Time” (Museo del Risorgimento, Milano, 2013); “Pavlovsk. Silver” (Cannes, 2011);
  • Project Manager for Open storage funds “Porcelain”, “Church vestments and utensils” (State Museum-Reserve Pavlovsk,2010-2012); Exhibition “Imperial Pavlovsk” (Perm, 2010)
  • Author and Project Manager, web-sites “Siege and Defense of Leningrad” (2014;; “Pavlovsk. Palaca and Park” (2008-2013;
  • Inter-Museum International Museum Festival. Moscow, 2008-2019
  • International Museum Forum. Kazan, 2010-2015
  • XIII Russian-Finnish Cultural Forum. Joensuu, 2012-15
Grant Projects:
  • Educational project “War and Memory. Leningrad Province 1941-1944.” Presidential Grants Foundation, 2020 (Author and Project Curator)
  • Educational project “The Siege of Leningrad”. Presidential Grants Foundation, 2017-18 (Author and Project Curator)
  • Author and Curator of the projects realized within the framework of the Festival “Children's Days in St.Petersburg” by the following museums: Zoological Museum of RAS Institute of Zoology (2020); State Memorial Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad (2015-16); Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny (2013)
  • Curator of the Project “Creation of Landscape Exhibition Complex in State Museum-Reserve “Pavlovsk””, author Anna Manilova. St.Petersburg Foundation of Investments into Construction Projects (2009-10)
Publications and Editorial works:
  • Talking about the Siege. Educational resources, ideas, and technologies. Issues 1-3, St.Petersburg, 2016-18 (Author and Project Curator)
  • Catalogues: Drawings from the Frontline. 1941-1945. St.Petersburg, 2016; Drawings from the Siege by Architect S.P.Svetlitsky. St.Petersburg, 2017; Images of the Memory. St.Petersburg, 2016 (Author and Project Curator)
  • Guide to Pavlovsk Park. St.Petersburg, 2011 (Author)
  • Pavlovsk. Complete Catalogue of the Collections. Vol. I. Palace. Issues 2-3. Interiors. St.Petersburg, 2008-2010 (Author)
  • Pavlovsk. Park. Palace. Museum. Yearbook. St.Petersburg, 2008-2011. (Author and Project Curator)