Category : Museums

“Space” by Emma Andijewska

Emma Andijewska ‘s “Space” exhibition will open on September 10 at 5:00 pm in the Odessa Museum of Modern Art .....

“The Kiss of Judas” painted by Caravaggio coming back to Odessa

The restoration of the painting “The Kiss of Judas” (also called “The Taking of Christ”) by Caravaggio, stolen from Odessa .....

Golden Age. Dutch art in Odessa. Berchem, de Bray, Vinckeboons, Bloemaert

The funds of the Odessa Museum of Eastern and Western Art contain the valuable works of Dutch masters: paintings, engravings, .....

Project of Cultural Innovation on the territory of the Odessa Champagne Factory

A new space of about 1500 square metres, inside the historical building of the Odessa Champagne Factory, will host artists’ .....

Odessa Fine Arts Museum Membership

Celebrate the inspiring story of our city. Become a Member of the Odessa Fine Arts Museum and get closer to the .....

Visit the Museum of the History of Ukrainian Governments in a 3D tour

As a result of cooperation between the Ministry of Digital Transformation and Google Ukraine, a virtual 3D tour was created .....

Alexander Roytburd and his legacy in Odessa

By Ugo Poletti, Editor-in-Chief of “The Odessa Journal” I met Alexander Roytburd several times in Odessa, since he was appointed .....


BORNY FEST will take place in Odessa on August 14-15, bringing together the current culture of today, namely modern music .....

The many museums and art galleries of Odessa contribute to the cultural life of the city. These are the richest museums of the city:

  • Odessa Fine Art Museum: the most important art gallery of the city. It is also a pivot of Odessa’s cultural life, due to many social events organised by the Museum.
  • Odessa Western and Eastern Art: the second art gallery of Odessa.
  • Odessa Modern Art Museum: the main modern art museum of the City.
  • Tolstoy house museum of Odessa: the best mansion of a noble family of Odessa complete of all furniture and interior design of XIX’s century.
  • Pushkin Museum: documents and objects showing the main Russian poet’s life in Odessa.
  • The Museum of History of Odessa Jews “Migdal Shorashim”: life and culture of the biggest portion of the city’s population up to WWII.
  • Literature Museum: full of historical books and documents of Russian literature.
  • Museum of Philiki Etairia: the museum of the Hellenic Foundation.
  • Shustov Cognac Museum: history of a famous and prestigious cognac producer of Odessa.
  • Odessa Film Studios: the Hollywood of Soviet Union.

These cultural institutions contribute to show a city, resulting from the fusion of different European influences.