Winzavod

By Hannah Chapman Once a winery and now an art center, Winzavod spans seven buildings that total 20,000 sq. m. (215,000 sq. ft.). Here you will find artists’ studios, a photography studio, an outdoor film theatre, an avant-garde clothing store, a café, and one of Moscow’s largest art supply stores. Opened in 2007, Winzavod (whose name actually […]

Roerich Museum

Dedicated to the works and ideas of the Nicholas Roerich and his family, the International Centre of the Roerichs stands out from its famous neighbors (it’s next to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts) in both style and philosophy. Roerich was a widely-travelled painter and free thinker in the artistically and politically turbulent first half […]

Palace of the Boyars Romanov in Moscow

Five minutes away from Red Square, between a few small churches, stands the old palace of the famous Romanov boyars. Built by the brother-in-law of Ivan the Terrible and grandfather of Tsar Mikhail Romanov in the sixteenth century, it housed the family until 1613 when Mikhail Romanov became Tsar. After the Romanovs moved to the […]

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