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Category : Museums

The pearls of the Odessa Pushkin Museum

The museum is in an apartment of former hotel owned by Baron Jean-Francois Renaud, where Pushkin lived in 1823. Pushkin .....

New Holocaust Memorial Museum in Odessa

The municipal enterprise “City Capital Construction” commissioned the construction of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Prokhorovsky Park. City Capital Construction .....

Plan to restore the historical Odessa English Club

The Odessa Regional Council announced a plan for the restoration of the historical English Club, later Odessa Naval Museum. The .....

The pearls of Odessa Fine Art Museum

The Odessa Art Museum was opened on November 6, 1899 by the efforts of the Odessa Society of Fine Arts .....

Odessa Fine Arts Museum received 50 paintings by a famous artist of the sixties

The director of the Odessa Fine Arts Museum (OFAM) Aleksandr Roytburd announced that Asya Mezhberg, the widow of the legendary .....

AntiGonna: 13

On March 12, the project of the artist AntiGonna will be opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Odessa .....

The pearls of the Odessa Literature Museum

The Museum was founded in 1977, on the initiative of Nikita Brygin, Russian journalist, ethnographer and writer, opened to the .....

Contemporary Ukrainian Art in the collection of Pompidou Centre (Paris)

This year a large-scale exhibition of contemporary Ukrainian art will take place in Paris at the Centre Pompidou. More than 130 .....

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.