Category : Museums

450 cases of Russian war crimes against Ukrainian sites of cultural heritage and cultural institutions

As of July 30, 2022, the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy has recorded 450 cases of Russian war crimes .....

“Before the war” – new exhibition at the Odessa Fine Art Museum

Today, July 30, a new exhibition was opened at the Odessa National Fine Art Museum for the first time since .....

Nearly a hundred paintings by folk artist Maria Prymachenko were exhibited in Lviv

The exhibition will run until September 30, 2022. In Lviv, on July 27, 2022, the National Museum named after Andriy .....

The Russian military seized the Kherson Art Museum and appointed its “director”

On July 19, around 11:00 a.m., a woman who introduced herself as Nataliya Leonidovna and called herself the “new director” .....

A separate section on the cultural heritage of Ukraine will appear on Google Arts & Culture

“Google Ukraine” and the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine agreed to create a separate section on the .....

The saved State Flag from “Azovstal” was transferred to the Museum of History of Ukraine in the Second World War

The flag, which fluttered over Azovstal and came out of besieged Mariupol with the last defender, will be one of .....

A look into the past: Ivan Gonchar Museum launches online exhibition with photos of Ukrainians

Main image: Wedding couple. Ivano-Frankivsk region, the village of Kornych1933. Ivan Honchar’s historical and ethnographic album “Ukraine and Ukrainians” Ukraine .....

Defence Intelligence: The occupiers rob museums and private collections in the Kherson region

The Russians take Kherson museums’ property and educational institutions’ art collections to the occupied Crimea. Also on May 12, the .....

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.