Moscow museum of modern art is a municipal art museum that focuses on art of 20th and 21st centuries. The museum had five buildings in old city of Moscow. The main building, where visitors except for the permanent exposition can visit temporary exhibitions, is situated in Petrovka street in a former tradesman Gubin`s private residence – a monument of 18th c. built by Russian architect or Matvey Kazakov. Moreover, the museum has two display areas: a five – story building in Ermolaevsky alley and a spacious gallery in Tverskoy Bulvar. Besides that, some exhibitions of the museum are held in State Museum of Modern Art of Russian Art Academy and in the museum named after Zurab Tseriteli.
Works by Russian avant - gardists of 20th c. are the highlights of the exposition. Many works bought at auctions abroad and in European and American galleries were returned to Russia. A huge part of the exposition is devoted to art works by artists – nonconformists of 1960s – 1980s. The museum supports the development of modern art in Russia and adds new artworks in its collection.
Everyday except Thursday – 12 a.m. – 8 p.m. (ticket offices close at 7.15 p.m.)
Thursday -1p.m. – 9 p.m. (ticket offices close at 9.15 p.m.)
Every third Monday of the month – day off.