Where to see art for free in Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is known as the cultural capital of Russia. Because of that, the city has a very impressive art scene. This article features 10 really cool galleries, in no particular order, whose entrance is free of charge!

Borey Art Center

Borey is an open door civil initiative, founded by a group of like-minded people. The Center has organized around 1000 exhibitions and artistic actions, has regular literature parties, philosophic readings and presentations of books and magazines. The main focus of the Borey Art Center is on contemporary art.

Address: 58 Liteyny Prospekt

 

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Art Cluster Artmuse

Artmuse is a modern art museum and the biggest art cluster in St. Petersburg. It is a home for artsy people like sculptors, designers, painters, musicians, artists etc. The Cluster consists of 2 buildings, that house 10 galleries and a plethora of little artist workshops, music schools, designer spaces etc. Besides the free entrance, they offer their guests free poetry readings, concerts, master-classes, open talks etc. And during summer you can visit the rooftop, filled with fun activities.

Address: 70 13th liniya Vasilievskogo Ostrova

 

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Anna Nova Gallery

The Anna Nova Gallery is one of the leading Russian galleries in the field of contemporary art. The gallery hosts artists of all generations and a wide range of art expression styles. It also initiates original innovative projects of XXI century art. There is no entrance fee whatsoever, so feel free to visit the gallery anytime.

Address: 28 Ulitsa Zhukovskogo

 

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Namegallery

Namegallery hosts not only famous artists, but new, fresh and talented minds. The gallery gives new names an opportunity to express themselves and be recognized for their talents. Besides  ordinary exhibits, the gallery can host large-scale projects, media exhibitions, performances and more. It is open to the public, the entrance is free.

Address: 15 Ulitsa Bolshaya Konyushennaya

 

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Graphics and Books Center

This particular gallery is an interactive space, where you can not only visit one of the many exhibitions they host, but sometimes interact with the artist themselves, receive a handful of new and exciting information, attend master-classes and just have an in-depth conversation with the people around you. Currently, the gallery is hosting an independent photo exhibition, that will last until August 17th 2018, and is dedicated to the landscapes of the cities around the world.

Address: 55 Liteyny Prospekt

 

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BULTHAUP

The Bulthaup as a whole is an architecture studio that also hosts a design gallery that is renewed constantly and holds both the classical works alongside the current legends of interior design and the “new wave” authors. The interiors are extremely atmospheric and fun, definitely a place to get your inspiration flowing if you need to renovate your place and have no ideas.

Address: 2 Ulitsa Bolshaya Konyushennaya

 

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MArt

A small exhibition hall that hosts a lot of different artists from all around the world. This gallery does not discriminate against any form of art and sometimes does “market exhibitions”, where you can acquire a piece.

Address: 35 Ulitsa Marata

 

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Marina Gisich Gallery

It is one of the oldest and leading galleries in the city. The Gisich Gallery hosts many recognized classics and iconic artists of the past decade and also gives a chance to the young and upcoming to shine. It promotes contemporary art, participates in international fairs and even develops new galleries around Russia.

Address: 121 Naberezhnaya Fontanki

 

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Molbert Art Gallery

Molbert is a young developing exhibition hall, situated in the heart of St. Petersburg. Besides enriching the lives of its visitors with art, they also promote young talents and unique projects. The exhibitions are accompanied by master-classes, poetic and theatrical performances, interactive programs etc.

Address: 11 Ulitsa Bolshaya Konyushennaya

 

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DiDi Art Gallery

The DiDi Art Gallery specializes in the Moscow and Leningrad (St. Petersburg) unofficial underground art of the second half of the 20th century and its art collection is consists of many valuable, high-quality pieces, some of which are for sale. As per speciality, the gallery mostly hosts the best of the best, but sometimes they give a platform to the young talents.

Address: 62 Bolshoy Prospekt

 

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