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Museum of fine arts

Arts Section of Azerbaijan State Museum is created in 1936 (formed in 1920). The section was opened in 1937. Nowadays 12 thousand wonderful art masterpieces are kept in the Museum. The exposition of the museum is situated in 42 rooms.
Arts museum is the treasure of Azeri, Russian, and West-European art works. It also contains incredible works of art of the East: Turkey, Iran, Japan and China. The museum tells about artists and the skills of the unique craftsmen of the XVIII-XX centuries in Azerbaijan.
Widely presented are the works of the matters of modern decorative and applied art in the museum. There are carpets made by A.Karimov and K.Aliyeva; tapestries of F.Huseinova, U.Gamidova, T.Afababayeva; large felt mats of R.Ismailova, and ceramics of M.Avshara, N.Sultanova. The masterpieces of people’s decorative and applied art are: carpets, embroideries, textiles, clothes, fretwork in stone, wood and metal, pottery and jewelry.


Address: 9/11, Niyazi st.
Phone: (+994 12) 492-51-02, 492-41-96, 492-50-19
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