Alexandra Filippenko – Museeum
Alexandra Filippenko

Alexandra Filippenko

senior editor & special projects curator

Born in Moscow into a theatrical family, Alexandra’s professional path into the art world was inevitable. A passionate art and history enthusiast, Alexandra completed a PhD in American Studies and is now a Research Fellow at the Institute of US and Canadian Studies in Russia. She frequently collaborates with museums and galleries and is passionate about sharing the international art world and all its wonderful cultural traditions with the wider world.

Current obsessions

art foodie history Italy travel view

Alexandra's Insider Tips

Latest by Alexandra

The fight over WWII history as a fight over Poland's future

Courtesy of the Museum of the Second World War

An inspiring museum of African-American history

A memory field in Estonia linking the past and the future

Estonian National Museum

Sacred writings, three blocks from the US Capitol building

Museum of the Bible

Touching museum where past comes to life through art

Museo degli Innocenti

Overwhelming Renaissance art collection and gardens with secret paths to unwind

Palazzo Pitti

A unique chance to find all the “big shots” of Renaissance in one place


Taxidermy zoo, meticulous human wax figures and a one-of-a-kind view of Florence

La Specola