Category : Museums

Last golden statue of Lenin given to repair a village road

One of the last monuments to Lenin was dismantled in the Odessa region: residents “exchanged” it for a good road .....

Right for Nude

Why is the female body so important for artists and why does its image become an occasion for self-portrait interpretation? .....

Odessa artist: Mikhail Reva

We are glad to inform that the personal exhibition by Mikhail Reva “Revelation” extended until January 10, 2021. The final .....

“Last Freedom” the exhibition of an intelligence officer

Nikolay Petrovich Glushchenko: an artist and spy, whose works were admired by Europeans. On November 25, the exhibition “Last Freedom” .....

The Odessa Museum of Modern Art will show works of Dali and Chagall from private Ukrainian collections

On December 11, an exhibition dedicated to the phenomenon of collecting in Ukraine will open at the Odessa Museum of .....

An Odessite spent 21 days in Antarctica

November 20, h 15:00, at the Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art the personal photo exhibition of Sergey Onyshko .....

“P-BRANE” by Elsa Quintin / Le dessin Observé

“P-BRANE” is an art-project by Elsa Quintin / Le dessin Observé at Muzeon Experimental Centre. Exhibition is available till 15.11. .....

“Terrestrial Symphony” by Adeline Keil

The opening of the photo exhibition “Terrestrial Symphony” by the French artist Adeline Keil took place in the Muzeon Experimental .....

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.