Erarta Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg
(4.4/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Erarta Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art features the country's largest collection of contemporary Russian art. This privately owned museum boasts over 2,000 works of Russian art from over 140 artists that are available for public viewing. The St. Petersburg location opened in 2010, although the museum also has international galleries in New York, London, and Zurich. Explore this central building and its collections, including paintings, graphics, sculpture, and installations. Immerse yourself in interactive exhibitions and programs, such as "theater with no actors" and "art-animation." Most importantly, discover and learn from a world of contemporary art that is distinctly Russian. For travelers who use our world travel planner, St. Petersburg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Erarta Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A vibrant, full of energy modern art museum. They have some very interesting objects and installations, but u-spaces is something that shouldn't be missed. U-space is an installation in the separate w...  more »
  • Contemporary art of Russian and local artists and international artists of modernism is spread over several floors. The Museum is being updated in a venerable old palace building and provides insight especially in the interpretation of modern art in Russia, in all its forms. Worth seeing.
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  • We were doubtful at first about visiting a modern art museum, as St Petersburg has much history and antiquities to offer. But it turned out great - the ERARTA has its own dash of vibrancy and quirkine...  more »