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Museums
Moscow, Serafimovich street, b. 2

Since 2012 the Udarnik cinema hosts the exhibitions of contemporary art and the Kandinsky Prize award ceremony in the sphere of contemporary Russian art. 

Galleries
Rostov-on-Don, 16th Line, b. 7A

16th Line Art Gallery is the first contemporary art gallery in Rostov-on-Don which established itself internationally. The gallery was founded by the businessman and art collector Evgeny Samoilov. 

Galleries
Moscow, Bersenevsky lane, building 2, b.1

25th Kadr Gallery is open since 2011. This is a platform established to introduce the audience with the works of emerging artists. 

Galleries
Moscow, Starokonyushenny side-street, b. 39

Founded in 1986, A3 Gallery Exhibition Hall is located in the centre of Moscow. Annually it hosts about 20 shows.

Galleries
7 East 17th Street, New York 10003

ABA Gallery in New York specializes in contemporary art and collaborates with such Russian artists as Ilya Kabakov, Oscar Rabin, Vladimir Yankilevsky, Leonid Purygin and many other Russian art stars.

Galleries
Moscow, Ozerkovskaya embankment, b. 26

‘Agency. Art Ru’ was founded in 2010. An exhibition hall  in Radio Street at first, in six months it became another venue on Ozerkovskaya embankment.

Galleries
Saint Petersburg, Zhukovsky street, building 28

Founded in 2005 in St. Petersburg, today Anna Nova Gallery is one of the leading galleries in Russia. 

Galleries

Arka Gallery was established at the private initiative in 1995 in Vladivostok. The exhibition hall of the gallery opened in 1997 in the city centre. The gallery is focused on promoting artists from Primorye in Russia and all over the world. 

Galleries
Moscow, 4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, b. 1, building 8

The gallery is engaged in the organization of art projects, participating in international art fairs and exhibitions. The gallery was founded in 2009. 

Galleries
г. Москва, ул. Поварская, д. 31, стр. 29
Founded in 2015 by Polina Askeri, a journalist and a TV host, Art Online 24 Gallery specializes in contemporary art.                                               
Galleries
Saint Petersburg, Bakunin avenue, b.5

ART re.FLEX Gallery was founded in 2006 by the Serdyuk family - the collector Fyodor and the art historian Ksenia. During its existence this St. Petersburg gallery successfully established itself in the art market. 

Museums
Moscow, Khlynovsky side-street, b.4

ART4.RU Contemporary Art Museum is a private Moscow museum of contemporary art founded in 2007. 

Cultural centers
Saint Petersburg, 13th line of Vassilievsky island, b. 70-72

Artmuza creative cluster in St. Petersburg is open since 2013. It is located in the premises of the former Muzdetal musical instrument manufacturing company.  

Cultural centers
Moscow, Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya, b. 10

Founded in 2003, Artplay is one of the first art clusters in Moscow. This is a whole district for creative industries and businesses with workshops, design and architecture agencies, showrooms, shops, and facilities for comfortable pastime: cafes and restaurants, a cinema, a club, a booshop. In 2011 the big hall of Artplay housed the4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art curated by Peter Weibel. 

Foundaitons
Moscow, Krymski Val 8/2

The Artproekt Foundation supports projects in visual arts, music, literature and theater focused on promoting contemporary artistic process. 

Galleries
Moscow, Staropimenovsky lane, b. 13

The Gallery of Contemporary Art ARTSTORY opened in 2014 in the heart of Moscow. The gallery founders are collectors Mikhail Opengeym and Lyusine Petrosyan.

Galleries
Moscow, Tverskoy boulevard, b. 26

This Moscow-based gallery was founded in 2012 by sisters Madina Gogova and Mariana Gogova. 

Museums
Moscow, 2nd Tverskaya-Yamskaya street, b. 20-22

The private museum of the Russian artist – the avant garde artist Anatoly Zverev. 

Independent venues
Moscow, Bersenevskaya embankment, b. 6

Baibakov Art Projects was founded by Maria Baibakova in 2008. The project functions as a private non-profit institution.

Galleries
Hong Kong/London/Los Angeles/New York/Paris/ San Francisco/Sydney

One of the world’s largest auctioneers of fine arts. Along with other leaders of the market (Christie's, Sotheby's и McDougalls), it actively participates in regular Russian sales in London.

Foundaitons
Moscow, Serafimovich street, b. 2

BREUS Foundation (International Cultural Foundation BREUS Foundation, the former Art Chronika Cultural Foundation) was established by Shalva Breus.

Independent venues
Dorsoduro, 3246, 30123 Venice, Italy

The University of Ca'Foscari has been hosting shows of the Russian artists over the last few years.


Foundaitons
22 Calvert Avenue London E2 7JP

Calvert 22 Foundation is a non-profit UK charity created in 2009 by economist Nonna Materkova. 

Museums
Moscow, Manege square, b. 1

The Manege Museum and Exhibition Association includes six venues. The central venue hosted the main project of the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, exhibitions ‘Golden century of the Russian avant-garde’ of Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke, the retrospective exhibition of Erik Bulatov ‘I lIVE-I SEE,’ among many others. 

Galleries
Amsterdam/Dubai/Geneva/Hong Kong/London/Milan/Mumbai/ New York/Paris/Shanghai/ Zurich

Christie's auction house is the leader of the world’s art market with offices in more than 32 countries all over the world, including London, Moscow, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Zurich, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Mumbai. 

Foundaitons
Moscow, Volkhonka street, b. 6/1 2005

Contemporary City Foundation was founded by Dilyara Allakhverdova and Claire Savoretti in 2005. 

Galleries
Belgium,Kolenkaai 70, 8000 Brugge

D.E.V.E.  Gallery runs two branches in Moscow and in Brugge. The gallery is focused on the cultural exchange between Russia and Belgium. 

Foundaitons
Moscow, Kuznetsky most, 21/5 2002
The Ekaterina Cultural Foundation was founded in 2002 by the collectors Ekaterina and Vladimir Semenikhin.  
Museums
Saint Petersburg, 29th line in Vasilievsky island, b. 2

A private museum of contemporary art in St. Petersburg  founded in 2010. 

Galleries
4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, b.1 building 6

Fine Art Gallery was founded in 1992. Marina Obraztsova is a gallery director, Irina Filatova is a curator. The gallery is focused on contemporary artworks of diverse media - painting, graphics, sculpture, photography, video installations. 

Cultural centers
Moscow, B. Novodmitrovskaya, b. 36

Flacon design factory is located in the premises of the former Kalinin ‘Khrustalny’ factory not far from the Moscow city centre.

Galleries
St. Petersburg, Rubinstein street, b. 23-29

Frants Gallery Space was founded by the artist and curator Anna Franz in New York in 1998 to showcase Leningrad underground on American art scene. 

Galleries
Nizhny Novgorod, Rozhdestvenskaya street, b. 6

Futuro, contemporary art gallery, is located in the historical venue in the centre of Nizhny Novgorod.

Galleries
Niebuhrstrasse 2, 10629 Berlin

The best-known contemporary art space in Berlin, founded by Volker Diehl, collaborates with such Russian artists as AES+F, Sinie Nosy, and Olga Chernysheva. 

Galleries
St.Petersburg, Pushkinskaya st., 10

Experimental gallery 2,04 was founded in 2012 in a former studio ‘204’ in Pushkinskya-10 art centre in St. Petersburg. 

Galleries
4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, b.1 building 6

Gallery 21, founded by Ksenia Podoynitsyna in 2010, presented over 45 exhibitions throughout 7 years, including 6 international projects. 

Galleries
Moscow, Maly Kiselny lane, building 4, b. 1

Gallery EKart Bureau represents the artists of Moscow conceptual school of 1970-80-s of the XX century. It is located in Maly Kiselny lane in Moscow. Gallery EK Art Bureau was founded in 1991 by Elena Kuprina (since 2009 – Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich). 

Galleries
144 5th Ave, New York 10011

Shchukin Gallery was founded by the collector Nikolay Shchukin in New York in 1987.  

Galleries
Moscow, Serebryanicheskaya embankment , b. 19

The Moscow branch of the New York gallery, it represents such stars of the Western art world as  Damien Hirst, Peter Helly, Christopher Wool, Peter Doig, Daniel Richter.

Galleries
Moscow, Volkhonka, 5/6

Glaz Gallery was founded in 2002. Today it is the only Moscow gallery focused on contemporary photography. 

Independent venues
3-4a Little Portland Street London W1W 7JB

GRAD is a non-profit organization established in 2013 in London. GRAD is committed to promoting Russian and Eastern European culture. 

Galleries
Moscow district, selo Dmitrovskoye, Zentralnaya street, b. 23

Gridchinhall is a private suburban gallery of contemporary art, as well as one of the first Russian artistic residences. It was founded in 2009 by a collector Sergey Gridchin.

Galleries
Moscow, Petrovka street, b. 20, b. 1

Eritazh international art gallery was founded in 2006 by an art historian and collector Kristina Krasnyanskaya. Since 2008 the gallery is located in the historical centre of Moscow in Petrovka street. 

Foundaitons
Moscow, Prechistenskaya embankment, building 17 (entrance from Kursovy lane)

IN ARTIBUS non-commercial foundation, founded in 2014 by the collector and philanthropist Inna Bazhenova, publisher of The Art Newspaper, primarily devotes itself to the educational mission. 

Galleries
Saint Petersburg, Mikhailovskaya street, b. 2

St. Petersburg Gallery of Contemporary Art Inner Voice is located in the very center of Saint Petersburg. The opening took place in April 2016. During this time it hosted exhibitions of such notable Russian artists as Ilya Kabakov, Viktor Pivovarov, Vladimir Nemukhin and Pavel Pepperstein. 

Galleries
Ekaterina Iragui

Ekaterina Iragui, the owner of the gallery, who started her career in Paris, opened the gallery in Moscow in 2008. 

Foundaitons
9/32 Krimsky Val st., 119049, Moscow, Russia
Iris Foundation was founded by Daria Zhukova in 2008. The Garage Contemporary Art Center is the first project of the Foundation.
Museums
Moscow, Obraztsova, b. 11, b. 1

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center gave the audience the chance to see the contemporary art stars like Gerhard Richter and Anish Kapoor. Apart from permanent and temporary exhibitions, the museum has research, educational and children’s centers. 

Galleries
Moscow, Bolshoy Savvinsky lane, building 12, b. 6

K35 Gallery hosts the shows of the world’s best-known artists and photographers of XX century and modernity – Andy Warhol, Mark Quinn, Oleg Zelkov, Omar Galliani, Sam Show, Günter Brus, as well as emerging artists – Ja’bagh Kaghado, Vladimir Mazkevich, Igor Ilchuk, Marina Fedorova and others. 

Foundaitons
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris 19bis/21 rue des Trois Frères, 75018; Kadisy, San Francisco 3295 20th Street CA 94110

The non-profit arts foundation Kadist collaborates with artists all over the world. Out of the Russian artists the Foundation collaborated with Arseny Zhilyaev, who had a show in the Paris branch of the Foundation in 2014. 

Museums
Kaliningrad, Moscow avenue, 60-62

The State Art Gallery in Kaliningrad has been operating since 1988.

Galleries
Voronezh, Deputatskaya street, b. 1

The first Voronezh contemporary art gallery Kh.L.A.M. Gallery opened on January 5, 2008. 

Foundaitons
123 South Adelaide Avenue #1N Highland Park, New Jersey 08904 USA

Kolodzei Art Foundation is a foundation for promoting contemporary Russian art, established in 1991 in the USA by Tatiana Kolodzey. 

Cultural centers
Moscow, Samokatnaya street, building 4, b. 9

A new arts cluster in the former Kristall Vodka Distillery which production facilities moved out of the city in 2013. 

Galleries
Moscow, Klimentovsky side-street, b. 9/1
Galleries
Moscow, Obydensky side-street, b. 12A

KultProekt Gallery is the Moscow contemporary art gallery, founded in 2008. 

Independent venues
Moscow, Rochdelskaya street, b. 15, b. 17, Tryokhgornaya workhouse, tech pub “Klyuch,” 3rd floor

Founded by a curator Daria Parkhomenko in 2008, Laboratoria Art and Science Space explores the relationship between science and art.

Auction houses
Moscow/St.Petersburg

The auction house Litfond specializes in the sale of books and antiquities, but since 2016 it became a marketplace for contemporary fine art. 

Galleries
St. Petersburg, Ligovsky avenue, b. 74

Loft Project ETAGI is a pioneer of loft design and one of the biggest exhibition venues in St. Petersburg.  Since 2007 it is located in the former baking factory in Ligovsky avenue.  

Galleries
Moscow, Strastnoy boulevard, b. 8, b. 23

Lumas Gallery is the international network of galleries, focused on the sale of prints.

Galleries
London/Moscow/Kiev/Paris

MacDougall's is the only fine art auction house to specialise exclusively in Russian art. It was founded in 2004 by William and Catherine MacDougall. 

Galleries
St. Petersburg, Fontanka embankment, b. 121

Marina Gisich Gallery is one of the leading contemporary Russian art galleries, founded in 2000. Marina Gisich is the director and the founder of the gallery.

Cultural centers
Moscow, Pushkarev lane, b. 5

Mars Center opened in 1988 as one of the first private galleries of contemporary art, open to experiment. Today Mars Center mostly hosts multimedia shows. 

Galleries
Moscow, Gogolevsky boulevard, 10/2

One of the MMOMA spaces which houses exhibitions within the experimental programme Carte Blanche, a joint project of the MMOMA and the V-A-C Foundation. 

Museums
Moscow, Petrovka street, b. 25

The first state museum in Russia which is entirely focused on the art of the XX and XXI centuries. It hosted the shows of Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe, Victor Pivovarov, Valery Chtak, as well as Joseph Beuys Stephan Balkenhol, among many others.

Galleries
St. Petersburg, Bolshaya Konyushennaya street, b. 11

Molbert Gallery opened in 2011 in St. Petersburg. Since that time it hosted over 80 exhibitions of Russian and foreign artists participating in major culture projects - MANIFESTA 10, St. Petersburg Design Week, Week of Germany in St. Petersburg and others.

Galleries
Moscow, Perevedenovsky side-street, 18 TsTI Fabrika

MSK Eastside Gallery was founded by Zak and Ja'bagh Kaghado and Wildrik Batjes in 2012. 

Galleries
Sihlstrasse 91, 8001 Zurich/Moscow, Myasnitskaya street, b. 24

The Swiss-based Nadja Brykina Gallery collaborates with well-known nonconformist artists: Marlen Spindler, Igor Vulokh, Vladimir Andreenkov, Alexei Kamensky, Yury Zlotnikov, Igor Shelkovsky, Anatoly Zverev and others.

Galleries
Moscow, Remizova street, b. 10

Nagornaya Gallery is the first state gallery in Moscow open outside of the city center. 

Galleries
St.Petersburg, Bolshaya Konushennaya st., 15

NAMEGALLERY was founded in St. Petersburg in 2011.

Galleries
Moscow, Zoologicheskaya street, building 13, b. 2

NCCA is Russia's leading state institution specialising in the critical issues of contemporary art. Since 2016 it is part of the United State Museum and Exhibition centre ROSIZO. 

Galleries
St. Petersburg, Pushkinskaya street, b. 10
Navicula Artis was founded in St. Petersburg in 1992. Since 1998 the gallery has been open in the Pushkinskaya 10 art center art.
Galleries
St. Petersburg, Embankment of the Admiralty Canal Embankment, b. 2

New Holland is an artificial island in St. Petersburg which was built for the needs of the Admiralty when St. Petersburg was under construction. Since 2010 it has become the cultural hotstop. 

Museums
Moscow, Krymsky Val, 10

Collection of art of the XX century of the Tretyakov gallery is located in the building on Krymsky val. 

Galleries
Museumstraat 35 2000 Antwerp Belgium

NK Gallery was founded by Nadya Kotova in Antwerp in 2012. It collaborates with Russian and international artists. Russian artists include Alexey Kostroma, Kirill Chelushkin, Maria Pogorzhelskaya, Alexander Pogorzhelsky, Taisia Korotkova, Ivan Razumov. 

Galleries
Vladikavkaz, Maxim Gorky street, prospect Mira, 2/5-7

The only state institution in Northern Caucasian region working in the space of contemporary culture. Since 2016 it is a part of the United State Museum and Exhibition centre ROSIZO.

Museums
Novosibirsk, Krasny avenue, b. 5

Novosibirsk State Art Museum opened in 1958. It is the biggest state museum in Siberia. 

Galleries
29 Orchard St, New York 10002, США / boulevard Sitnyakovo 48, 1505 Sofia, Bulgaria

One Gallery is an institution with two branches in Sofia and New York. 

Galleries
Moscow, Trubnikovsky side-street, building 22, b. 2

The non-linear multi-storey space is filled with the artworks of the most topical contemporary Moscow artists of the beginning of the XXI century. 

Galleries
4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, 1/6 105120, Moscow, Russia

Osnova Gallery was founded in April 2014 in the Winzavod Contemporary Art Center. The gallery collaborates with young Russian and European artists.

Independent venues
Riva del Carbon, 4793-4785, 30124 Venice, Italy

Every year during the Venice Biennale Palazzo Bembo hosts group exhibitions of contemporary art, including the exhibitions of the Russian artists. 

Galleries
4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, b.1 building 6

Pechersky Gallery was founded in 2011 by the collector Marina Pecherskaya.

Museums
Perm, Gagarin boulevard, building 24

Perm Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM is the state museum of contemporary art founded in 2009. 

Galleries
New York/London/Hong Kong/Geneva/Paris/Moscow/Tokyo

Phillips is one of the best-known auction houses in the art world with offices in London, New York, Geneva, Berlin, Brussels, Los Angeles, Milan, Munich and Paris. Since the second half of the 2000s the artworks of the artists from Russia and CIS countries acquire more noticeable role in the catalogues of Phillips auction. 

Galleries
Saint Petersburg, Vosstaniya street, b. 24

Photodepartment Gallery opened to the public in April 2008 in St. Petersburg. 

Galleries
4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, b.1 building 6

Pop/Off/Art Gallery is one of the leading players of the Moscow art scene. The gallery is specializing in international contemporary art.  

Foundaitons
Saint Petersburg, the Peter and Paul fortress, b. 3

St. Petersburg Charitable Foundation for Culture and Art "Pro Arte" is a non-profit nongovernmental organization. The Foundation, established in 1999, is located in the Peter and Paul fortress. 

Cultural centers
5a bloomsbury square, wc1a 2ta London

Pushkin House was founded in London in 1954 by a group of friends from Russia. Today Pushkin House functions as a Russian cultural center in the UK.

Galleries
4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, b.1 building 6

Regina Gallery was founded by Vladimir Ovcharenko in 1990. Since 2016 Mikhail Ovcharenko became the new director of the gallery.

Museums
Moscow, Maly Vlasievsky lane, building 4, b. 1

Rosizo State Museum and Exhibition Center (the former name – Rosizopropaganda) is an institution of the Ministry of Culture of Russia which organizes exhibitions. 

Galleries
Moscow, Nikitsky Boulevard, 14

Roza Azora Gallery was founded in 1991 by Elena Yazykova, artist, Marina Loshak, future director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and Lubov Shaks, TV producer. 

Galleries
42 Rue Volta, 75003 Paris

RTR Photo Gallery (Russiantearoom) opened in Paris in 2007. The artists of the gallery feature Russian names including Igor Mukhin, Sergey Maksimishin, Oleg Dow, Margot Ovcharenko.

Galleries
Moscow, 1st Zachatievsky lane, b. 10

RuArts Gallery was founded by a collector Marianna Sardarova in 2004. In addition to the Russian artists, the gallery collaborates with many international artists. 

Galleries
Duke Of York's HQ, King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY, Great Britain

Saatchi Gallery is located in the centre of London. The exhibition hall belongs to a famous collector Charles Saatchi, who pays particular attention to contemporary Russian art. 

Galleries
Northern Boulevard Manhasset, New York 11030

The contemporary art gallery, located on Long Island, New York, was founded by the art dealer Oksana Salamatina.

Galleries
506 East 74th Street New York, NY 10021

Shapiro Auctions, American auction house featuring Russian and international art, was established in New York in 2007 by the art dealer Evgeny Shapiro.

Galleries
Moscow, Solyanka street ½, b. 2

SOLYANKA VPA (video/performance/animation) — is  a unique museum and exhibition project of the State Solyanka Gallery dedicated to the art in motion. 

Auction houses
Hongkong/Geneva/Milan/Paris/Zurich/New York/London

Founded in 1744, Sotheby’s is one of the world’s oldest auction houses. The auction house has been working in Russia since 2007. In 2015 Russian buyers came in the second place for purchasing at auction sales after Chinese buyers.

Cultural centers
Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX, Great Britain

The Southbank Centre is a world-famous arts centre in the Southern Bank of the Thames. The Centre organized over two thousand musical, theatrical and educational events. It hosted hundred shows of artists from all over the world, including Russia. 

Auction houses
Moscow, Schepkin street, b. 28

The Auction House and Gallery of Soviet Art Sovkom is working over 15 years. Sovkom specializes in sales of classical Russian, Soviet and contemporary art. 

Independent venues
St. Petersburg, B. Konyushennaya, b. 19, b. 8

Sparta Curatorial Agency was founded by a gallerist and curator Liza Savina in 2013. 

Foundaitons
Moscow, Skaryatinsky side-street, b. 7

Stella Art Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2003 by Stella Kesaeva. From 2011 till  2015 Stella Art Foundation was the organizer of the Russian pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

Museums
St. Petersburg, Revolution Highway, b. 84

Founded in 2012, the Street Art Museum in St. Petersburg is the only museum of its kind. It is located in the existing plant in the eastern part of St. Petersburg. 

Independent venues
Moscow, Bersenevskaya embankment, b. 14, b. 5A

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design is a non-profit international educational institution with experimental approach to education. It was founded in 2009. 

Museums
Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Tate Modern is the London gallery of contemporary art and one of the top ten most visited art museums in the world. Every now and then it hosts exhibitions of the Russian artists. 

Museums
Moscow, Volkhonka, b. 12

The A.S. Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex featuring the largest art collection of the foreign art. 

Museums
Moscow, Vozdvizhenka street, 5/25

The A.V. Schusev Museum of Architecture was founded in 1934. The institution was named in honour of its first director, the notable Russian and Soviet architect A.V. Schusev. The venue permanently hosts exhibitions of contemporary art. 

Galleries
Kaliningrad, Dmitry Donskoy street, 7/11

The Western outpost of the National Centre for Contemporary Art in Russia and the only institution in Kaliningrad region which is actively involved in actual art. Since 2016 it is part of the State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSIZO. 

Cultural centers
Yekaterinburg, Boris Yeltsin street, b. 3

The Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center is a non-profit organization named after the first president of Russia. It hosts film festivals, lectures and contemporary art shows. 

Cultural centers
Moscow, Perevedenovsky lane, b. 18

The art space of the Center for Creative Industries (CCI) FABRIKA opened to the public in 2005 in the premises of the former factory ‘October’ which produced technical paper. It houses residencies for artists, exhibition halls and theatre stages.

Cultural centers
Moscow, Krymsky Val, b.10/14

The Central House of Artists hosts exhibitions, festivals and salons featuring not only arts, but architecture, cinema and design. 

Museums
Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris

The Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou has the largest collection of art of XX-XXI centuries in Europe. Since 2016 Georges Pompidou Centre collection features over 100 contemporary Russian artworks. 

Galleries
Moscow, Trubnikovsky lane, b. 13

The ERA Foundation is an organization dedicated to supporting the visual arts founded in 2006 by Elena Berezkina to promote contemporary art of Russia. 

Galleries
Moscow, Savvinskaya embankment, b. 23, b. 1

The Moscow gallery of classical photography was established by a few associate photographers in 2011.

Museums
Moscow, Krymsky Val, building 9, b. 32, Gorky Park

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art is the leading museum of contemporary art in Russia and the first philanthropic organization in Russia for the development of contemporary art and culture. 

Museums
Moscow, Derbenevskaya embankment, 7, building 31
The Institute of the Russian Realist Art is a private project reviving the community tradition of the Russian philanthropy.
Museums
Moscow, Nikitsky boulevard, b. 7A

The left wing of the Gogol house is a platform for modern exhibition projects exploring the interaction of N.V. Gogol heritage with the modern cultural trends. 

Galleries
Moscow, Bolotnaya embankment, b.3, b.1

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography opened to the public in 2010 in the former Red October factory.

Galleries
Samara, Novo-Sadovaya street, b. 149

The Middle Volga branch of the NCCA was opened for the public in Samara in 2014. In May 2016 the branch was part of the State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSIZO. 

Museums
Moscow, Ostozhenka street, b. 16

The largest Russian Museum of photography and multimedia art was originally founded by Olga Sviblova in 1996 under the name of the Moscow House of Photography. In 2003 the museum was transformed into  the Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow). 

Museums
Moscow, Zubovsky boulevard, b. 2

The Museum of Moscow is the main venue of the homonymic museum union which informs the audience of the city history. The venue also permanently hosts the shows of contemporary art. 

Museums
Moscow, Leningrad avenue, building 15, b. 11

The Museum of Russian Impressionism in Moscow was officially opened in 2016 by the collector Boris Mints. Apart from the paintings of Konstantin Korovin, Valentin Serov, Igor Grabar and Boris Kustodiev, the collection also features the artworks of modern artists, for instance, the works of Valery Koshlyakov. 

Museums
Ufa, Karl Marx street, b. 32

The only Museum of Contemporary art in Ufa in the Republic of Bashkortostan was founded by the group of artists. 

Galleries
St. Petersburg, Bakunin avenue, b. 5

The North-Western branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Art as part of ROSIZO hosts exhibitions, lectures, seminars and collaborates with cultural institutions in the cities of North-Western region. 

Museums
Moscow, VDNKH, pavilion № 26

The Polytechnic Museum was founded after the first All-Russian Technical Exhibition of 1872. The Polytechnic Museum hosts festivals and exhibitions connecting contemporary art, science and technology.

Independent venues
Venice, Giardini and Arsenale

The Russian pavilion for the Venice Biennale was designed by the architect Alexey Schusev in 1914. Since early 1980s the pavilion has been hosting shows of the Russian artists during each Venice Biennale. 

Cultural centers
St. Petersburg, Ligovsky prospect, b. 73

The Sergey Kuryokhin Center for Modern Art

was founded in St. Petersburg in Autumn 2004. The center was named after Sergey Kuriokhin, the outstanding musician and composer of the late XX century. 

Galleries
Tomsk, Nakhanovich street, 3a

The Siberian branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Art opened for the public in Tomsk in 2013. The Siberian Branch of the NCCA became the sixth branch in the NCCA structure, being responsible for Siberian region. In 2016 it is part of the State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO. 

Museums
1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA

One of the world’s leading collection of contemporary art. The permanent collection of the museum has over 300 masterpieces of the Russian art – from ancient icons to Social realism and modern art. 

Museums
Saint Petersburg, Dvortsovaya Square, b. 34

The State Hermitage Museum is one of the most important art museums in the world. Its collection includes over three million artworks and masterpieces of the world’s culture, including ‘Benois Madonna,’ and ‘Madonna Litta’ by Leonardo da Vinci, ‘Danae,’ ‘The Return of the Prodigal Son,’ by Rembrandt, ‘Portrait of a dame in blue,’ by Thomas Gainsborough, ‘Dance (La Danse)’ by Matisse, ‘Eternal Springtime,’ by Rodin, among many others. 

Museums
Kazan, Karl Marx street, b. 64

The State Museum of Fine Arts of Tatarstan, an art museum in Kazan, features the collection of European and Russian art of XIII-XXI and Tatar national Tatar applied art of XIX-XXI centuries. In early 2018, after a lengthy refurbishment, it will open a redesigned building of the contemporary art gallery. 

Museums
Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL, Great Britain

The world’s leading museum of art and design with a permanent collection of over 2.3 million artworks spanning over 5000 years. The museum hosts many exhibitions of Russian art. 

Cultural centers
Moscow, Vostochnaya street, b. 4, auxiliary building 1

The ZIL Culture Centre is the first and largest palace of culture in Moscow. Today it is a multifunctional cultural centre which regularly hosts exhibitions, performances, theatrical performances and workshops of leading experts working in science, culture and art. 

Cultural centers
Krasnodar, Rashpilevskaya street, b. 106

Tipografiya Cultural Centre opened in 2012 in the centre of Krasnodar in the premises of the former printing house "Soviet Kuban."

Cultural centers
St. Petersburg, Obvodny kanal, b. 60

Tkachi creative space was established in 2010. The venue houses shops and showrooms, offices and auditoriums and it hosts contemporary art shows. 

Galleries
Nizhny Novgorod, Pochainskaya street, b. 17

Tolk Gallery is the first contemporary art gallery in Nizhny Novgorod founded in 2014.

Galleries
Moscow, 4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, building 1, b. 6
The gallery is focused on the work with young (up to 35 y.o.) and mid-career artists. It was founded by the art historian and gallerist Nadezhda Stepanova, who was later joined by the curator Alisa Bagdonayte and the art dealer Elvira Tarnogradskaya. 
Galleries
Moscow, Ilyinka, b. 3/8, building 5

Triumph Gallery was founded by Emelian Zakharov and Dmitry Khankin in 2006.

Cultural centers
Moscow, Rochdelskaya street, building 15

Tryokhgorny Manufacturing Company is one of the oldest textile factories in Russia. Since 2014 it has become an arts cluster. 

Galleries
Ekaterinburg, Dobrolyubova Str. 19A

The branch of the Ural branch of the National Center for Contemporary Arts in Yekaterinburg (Ural Branch of the NCCA as a part of the ROSIZO) works in all Ural Federal Region. The most active cultural organization in Russian regions. The Ural branch is a venue of Ural industrial biennale of contemporary art.  

Galleries
Ekaterinburg, Sheinkman steet, b. 10

Founded in 2009, the gallery successfully established itself in the art market under the name Art Slovar. Since 2012 the project changed its concept and entered the world’s art market under the new name – Ural Vision Gallery (UVG).

Foundaitons
Moscow, Gogolevsky boulevard, b. 11

V-A-C Foundation is a non-profit institution founded in 2009 dedicated to the development of contemporary art in Russia through exhibition, education and publishing projects. The founding member and the president of the V-A-C Foundation is Leonid Mikhelson.

Foundaitons
V-A-C Foundation, Palazzo delle Zattere, Venice, Italy

A representative office of the V-A-C Foundation in the embankment Zattere opened in a three-story palazzo in Venice in 2017. The founding member and the president of the V-A-C Foundation is Leonid Mikhelson, the first Russian philanthropist to be the member of the Tate International Board of Trustees in London, as well as the member of the Board of Trustees of the New Museum in New York.

Galleries
Van Ham Kunstauktionen Hitzelerstr. 2 50968 Köln

Van Ham Fine Art Auctions is one of the major auction houses in the world which had passed a long way from the classic auction house specialized in the art of XIX century to a modern international player of the art market. 

Galleries
Samara, Nekrasovskaya street, b. 2

Victoria Gallery is the largest independent art venue in Samara, founded in 2005 by Leonid Mikhelson, the chairman of the board of JSC ‘Novatek.’ 

Galleries
Moscow, 4th Syromyatnichesky lane, 1/8c7

Vladey auction house is the first auction of modern Russian art in Russia. Founded in 2013, the auction house earned trust of artists and collectors, gaining the status of the recognized expert in the art market.

Foundaitons
Moscow, Profsoyuznaya street, b. 3

The Russian Foundation of Contemporary Art founded by collectors and philantropists Vladimir and Konstantin Sorokin in 2008. 

Galleries
Nizhny Novgorod, The Kremlin, building 6

The only museum and exhibition organization in Nizhny Novgorod promoting contemporary art in the wide context of contemporary art. Since 2016 it is a part of the United State Museum and Exhibition centre ROSIZO.

Galleries
Moscow, Pushkarev lane, b. 10

Founded in 1990, Vostochnaya Gallery specializes in Russian contemporary art. The gallery collaborates with such artists as Vladimir Grig, Yana Lande, Anastasia Zaborovskaya, Mikhail Blinov and other artists.

Cultural centers
Moscow, 4th Syromyatnichesky lane, building 1, b. 6

Founded by a collector Sofya Trotsenko in 2007, Winzavod is the first and largest contemporary art centre in Moscow.

Galleries
Moscow, 4th Syromyatnichesky side-street, building 1, b. 6 (Winzavod)

Founded in 1993 by Elena Selina, XL Gallery is one of the blue-chip contemporary art galleries in Russia. 

Galleries
Yekaterinburg, Krasnoarmeyskaya street, b. 32

Founded in 2004, Yekaterinburg contemporary art gallery is a private exhibition center located in the historical center of Yekaterinburg. 

Cultural centers
Vladivostok, avenue of 100 y.o. jubilee of Vladivostok, building 155, production facility 2

The Zarya Center for Contemporary Art in Vladivostok was established in 2013 at the initiative of Alexander Mechetin, the Russian businessman, arts patron, founder and co-owner of the biggest Russian alcohol company “Synergia.”

Cultural centers
Moscow, Novoryazanskaya, b. 29

Moscow non-profit arts centre is named after the Russian artist Anatoly Zverev. 

Museums
Moscow, Bolshaya Gruzinskaya, b. 15

The first state museum in Russia which is entirely focused on the art of the XX and XXI centuries. It hosted the shows of Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe, Victor Pivovarov, Valery Chtak, as well as Joseph Beuys Stephan Balkenhol, among many others.

Galleries
г. Москва, Ермолаевский переулок 17

The first state museum in Russia which is entirely focused on the art of the XX and XXI centuries. It hosted the shows of Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe, Victor Pivovarov, Valery Chtak, as well as Joseph Beuys, Stephan Balkenhol, among many others.

Galleries
Moscow, Gogolevsky boulevard, b. 10

The first state museum in Russia which is entirely focused on the art of the XX and XXI centuries. It hosted the shows of Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe, Victor Pivovarov, Valery Chtak, as well as Joseph Beuys, Stephan Balkenhol, among many others.