On the 18th of May, an International Day of Museums, Russia joined the global "Night at Museum" action when the absolute majority of exhibition halls, be it Louvre Museum or a small regional museum somewhere in Siberian province function till midnight or even early morning.

The press believes that the State Pushkin's Museum exhibiting Olina Ventsel's "Masquerade at Pushkin's Museum" organized the most brilliant night with an orchestra playing in the central hall and visitors thronging till midnight.

As Museum administration reports that dolls exhibition "Masquerade at Pushkin's Museum" attracted over four thousand attendees on May 18th alone.