Selection of five @ Moscow City Museum (Музей Москвы), 2014


The museum is one of the oldest cultural institutions in the capital. It was created in 1896 on the initiative of the City Council as the Museum of the Moscow municipal economy (the basis for the museum's collection based on the materials presented by the Moscow City Duma at the National Art and Industrial Exhibition in 1896, held in Nizhny Novgorod) in 1920 was called the Moscow municipal museum. From 1940 to 1986. Muscovites known as the Museum of History and Reconstruction of Moscow, and in 1986 - as a "Museum of the City of Moscow." In 2008, the Museum received the status of the Museum Association and its modern name "Museum Association" Moscow City Museum ".

Show curated by MSK Eastside Gallery, Moscow.
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