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.

Gapar Aitiev Memorial Studio Museum in Bishkek

The Gapar Aitiev Memorial Museum Studio is housed in the small, two story space which were once his working studios. Aitiev, who was born in 1912, was a school teacher before becoming one of the first classically trained ethnic Kyrgyz artists. Today, he is known for his sensitive and loving introduction of Krygyz faces, traditions, […]

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