A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts, Almaty

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At A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts, explore a rich collection of paintings, sculptures, graphics, and applied arts made by Kazak, Soviet, and European artists. The museum is the largest art museum and the country's leading research, cultural, and educational center in the field of fine arts. It was founded in 1935 and today boasts over 25,000 pieces of Kazakh, Western European, Russian, and East Asian art. See Kazakh and foreign works of different periods, Russian paintings and sculpture of 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, paintings and drawings by 16th-century Flemish and Dutch artists, as well as old Kazakh tapestries, jewelry, and leather. See http://www.gmirk.kz/ru/ for more details. Make A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts a centerpiece of your Almaty vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Almaty day trip website.
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  • We were impressed by the wonderful collection of carpets and jewellery as well as paintings. It was good to see so many works by Kazak artists.  more »
  • The Museum of Arts was free the day we were there (Sunday) which was a pleasant surprise. There is an excellent textile presentation of felt and knotted carpets supported good videos. The Kazak...  more »
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  • Lean modern museum but I though there could have been more content from a bigger variety of local artists.
  • Beautiful museum with serious collection of pictures and art products. They also have very interesting installations that problemise migration and border issues. Titles and newspapers are in English. It is definitely must see in Almaty!
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