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Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum


Phone: (831) 439-13-73

Address: 603082, Nizhni Novgorod region, Nizhni Novgorod, Kremlin, 3

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Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M1558 - official web page
    Nizhny Novgorod State Museum of Art - W572, official web site www.artmuseumnn.ru/

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Description:
    The history of the Nizhny Novgorod state Art Museum covers more than a century. It was founded in 1896 as "The City Art and Historical Museum", which alongside with the pieces of art included a small collection of antiques from the formerly established "Petrovsky" museum.

    Opening of a new, united and accessible museum was timed to the All-Russia Art and Industry Exhibition which was to be held in Nizhny Novgorod.

    As opposed to the number of other provincial museums, based on somebody's particular private collection, the Nizhny Novgorod museum has been created by the efforts of many people. Among them - professor of historical painting N.A. Koshelev, an artist A.A. Karelin, an writer A.M. Gorky, members of the Academic Archival Committee, local merchants and entrepreneurs, representatives of general public of the city, amateurs of art, patrons of art from Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow.

    Having been accumulated for the whole century, the museum is marked with a high artistic level and has its own image. Its basis is compiled of works of native masters and of the pieces are rightfully considered to be the classical ones



Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


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Administrative phone:
    (831) 439-08-55



Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 14.07.1894
    opened: 25.06.1896

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society

Classification:
    Historical,Painting art


Squares:
    permament show rooms 2490м2
    museum's store 723м2

Employee number:
    78 (curators: 19)

Average visitors per year:
    89000


Specific departments:
    science library, restoration dep.

Collections volume:
    более 12000, rare collection's items: 10145




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