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Museums and Online Exhibits

There are several museums in the United States with collections of Russian and Ukrainian art. They include the following:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (, which owns Ilia Repin’s portrait of Vsevolod Garshin, a masterpiece of Russian art in this country. They also have a wide range of objects and paintings from other time periods.

The Hillwood Museum ( has an extraordinary collection of Russian and Ukrainian art.

The Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University ( has a well-known collection of Soviet and Russian art.

The Museum of Russian Art ( has some excellent contemporary and modern paintings.

The Ukrainian Museum ( has a rich collection of Ukrainian art.

The following is a list of the most important museums in Russia and Ukraine. Each contains useful information about artists, movements, exhibitions, and other relevant issues. They may be of interest as you write the reading responses and short papers.

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (

[Please note that this journal contains a wide range of articles in English on each of the studied time periods:]

The State Russian Museum (

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (

Kremlin Museums, Moscow (

State Historical Museum, Moscow

National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

Odessa Fine Arts Museum


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