The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex that currently houses the largest world art collection in Moscow. Today, around 700,000 artworks are found in Pushkin’s collection, ranging from Ancient Egypt and Greece up until the beginning of the 21th century. The Museum is best known for its assemblage of 19th and 20th century French art, one of the most distinguished in the world.
The museum founded in 1912 is located in the historical center of Moscow, not far from the Kremlin. Each year The Pushkin Museum presents the world-class exhibitions to the public. The Museum is also opened to contemporary art and attempts to engage modernity and classic art works in a mutual dialogue. Due to the active scientific, research and exhibition activities, music festivals, artistic and educational work with adults and children. The Pushkin Museum is now one of the most important cultural centers of Russia, which is visited by more than one million people per year.