Institute of Russian Realist Art

In the Institute of Russian Realist Art (IRRA) you can see the works that will be worth millions of dollars after a hundred years. Today the exhibition is considered to be one of the finest collections of paintings of Russian realistic school of the XX century. It includes works by modern Russian painters, renowned masters of the sixties and Soviet painters of the second part of the XX century.

The bulk of the collection is comprised primarily of the artwork of artists of the "austere" style (end of 1950s – beginning of 1960s) and the so-called socialist realists that propagandized in favor of the Soviet communist system after the October Revolution of 1917. Among those presented here are internationally recognized artists such as Isaak Brodsky, Alexander Deyneka and Gely Korzhev among others.

How to get there by walking

Exit the Paveletskaya metro station (line 2) in the direction of the railway station. Go straight down Kozhevnicheskaya Street, cross Kozhevnchesky Vrazhekn Street to Derbenevskaya Street. Enter the Novospassky Business Quarter. Within the quarter, follow the IRRA signs to Bldg. 31. A walk will take 15-20 minutes.

How to get there by public transport

From the Paveletskaya metro station:

Buses ##13, 106, 158, 632, route taxi #13m from Paveletsky railway station (Paveletskaya metro station - line 2) to the "Derbenevskaya embankment, 7".

Tram ## 35, 38 to the "Novospassky Bridge" stop.

From Proletarskaya metro station:

Tram ## 35, 38 to the "Novospassky Bridge" stop.

Please note! There are a cafe and a souvenir shop on the territory of the Institute of Russian Realistic Art.

Contacts and location

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7/31, Derbenevskaya Street, Moscow


+7(495) 276-1212





11:00 - 20:00 Ticket office closes 30 min before the Museum closing time.


11:00 - 20:00 Ticket office closes 30 min before the Museum closing time.


12:00 - 21:00 Ticket office closes 30 min before the Museum closing time.


11:00 - 20:00 Ticket office closes 30 min before the Museum closing time.


11:00 - 20:00 Ticket office closes 30 min before the Museum closing time.


11:00 - 20:00 Ticket office closes 30 min before the Museum closing time.

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