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Museum of Folk Art, Penza

Phone: (8412) 32-12-53 (спр.), 32-01-32 (экс. бюро)

Address: 440052, Penza region,

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    The Museum of Folk Art was founden in 1975. It promotes the work of folk craftsmen, preserves and revives the traditional arts and crafts of the Penza region. It has a collection of traditional folk arts and crafts unique in the number of exhibits and artistic merits, covering the era from the 1970s to the present day. The museum regularly hosts personal exhibitions of masters of the National Artists' Union, creative associations working in various areas of arts and crafts, master classes and creative meetings. The museum's expositions invariably arouse the interest of visitors of all ages. The attention of the guests of the museum is attracted by the collections of traditional Penza ceramics, wooden sculpture, knitted down articles, art glass, as well as exhibitions of masters working in contemporary areas of arts and crafts

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Administrative phone:
    (8412) 32-00-36, Fax: (8412) 32-00-36

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 07.01.1975

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society

    Historical,Regional museum,Painting art

    permament show rooms 226м2
    temporary exhibitions 56,3м2
    museum's store 75м2
    museum's parks 0,5га

Employee number:
    13 (curators: 7)

Average visitors per year:

Collections volume:
    3937, rare collection's items: 3862

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