Art Museums

The countries of the post-Soviet space have long been active artistically and have often been seen as at the forefront of modern art movements. Today, these countries have many hundreds of museums and galleries to share – private and public, small and large, classic and modern. You’ll also find these impressive institutions not only in major capitals, but also in regional cities and out-of-the-way places. You might also look under house museums on this site for unique museums dedicated to historically important artists.

Memorial House Museum of O.M. Manuilova in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Tucked between modern towers and Soviet monuments of Bishkek’s downtown area stands a small, gated house. A plaque outside humbly identifies it as the Memorial House Museum of O.M. Manuilova. Olga Maksimilianovna Manuilova was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia in 1893 and educated as a sculptor in Moscow. The daughter of a military doctor, her […]

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