Rating: 8,2/10 (865 votes)
Kaliningrad Art Gallery description and photos - Russia - Baltics: Kaliningrad. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
Photo and description
The Kaliningrad Art Gallery was founded in November 1988 and has the largest art collection in the region today. The core of the collection of the Kaliningrad Art Gallery is composed of works by foreign and domestic artists of the second half of the twentieth century. The permanent exhibition is represented by works of graphics, painting, sculpture, arts and crafts and gives a general idea of East Prussian, Soviet and Russian art, expanding knowledge of the history of the Kaliningrad region. In the section " The Art of Koenigsberg " you can see sculptures and graphic works by artists whose work was associated with the Konigsberg Academy of Arts, as well as photographs and paintings that recreate the atmosphere of the old city.
The museum contains more than twelve thousand works of art of the late 17th - early 20th centuries, embodying all the variety of styles and trends. On an area of more than three thousand square meters, there are eight exhibition halls, in which more than sixty exhibitions with Russian and foreign exhibits are held annually. Also, the museum hosts meetings with famous art workers, holds lectures and chamber performances.
Since 2004, the gallery has been operating a Virtual Branch of the Russian Museum and a center for the creative development of children and adolescents. Studios of fine and theatrical arts work for children, master classes are held.
We also recommend reading German Bread Museum (Museum der Brotkultur) description and photos - Germany: Ulm
Topic: Kaliningrad art gallery description and photos - Russia - Baltic states: Kaliningrad.