The Museum of Art located on two platforms located in the historical and administrative center of Chelyabinsk. In 1951 the museum collection were given part of the premises of the former passage Yaushev brothers.Building, which is rare in the Southern Urals of Art Nouveau architecture, built in 1911 – 1913 by the architect commissioned A. A. Fedorov famous merchant family. "Trading House" Yaushev Brothers "- owned a chain of shops and businesses in Russia and Europe.
Chelyabinsk passage was one of the largest department stores Urals stocked goods from the best Russian and foreign suppliers. It was equipped with the latest equipment: steam heating, lifts, battery electrical installation with oil engine. At the turn of the XIX – XX centuries, arcade Yaushev was the largest urban structure.
On the facade and interior have been preserved historic stucco, unique glazed finishing tile, authentic interior details. Passage of brothers Yaushev an object of cultural heritage of federal importance. Who posted here Art Gallery of an Art Museum with exposition of ancient and classical Russian art, Russian and Western European porcelain.
The second museum site is located in the heart of the capital of the Southern Urals – at Revolution Square. Construction of residential house – quarter of South Ural railway, first floor which set aside in 1977 by the museum activity, completed in 1955. Author of the project – Honored Architect of Russia, Professor E. V. Aleksandrov.
According to the original plan, in the facade of the planned 12 floors, but the policy of the time to overcome the "architectural excesses" on three floors of "reduced" height of the Chelyabinsk "skyscrapers." However, in this embodiment, building is beautifully forms the eastern part of the architectural ensemble of the central urban area.
In 2008 there were conducted repair and restoration and technical work, leading to create one of the best to equip and aesthetic qualities of the museum grounds of the Urals. Two rooms – a "Ural Pavilion", where the works of the Ural masters are presented.
A changing exhibitions on display at the spacious elegant room decorated in a restrained style of neoclassicism, which in 2009 was named after its creator – the famous architect E. V. Aleksandrov.
Chelyabinsk Regional Museum of Art is an art museum universal of classical type – the nature and content of the meetings and activities.
The collection of an Art Gallery has more than 14,000 works of painting, sculpture, graphic art, crafts and folk art, including the house of architectural wood carving of the old Chelyabinsk. Meeting up collections of art in Europe and the East (International Art), the national art of the Middle Ages, modern and contemporary, modern art.
Museum on the Plaza (square Revolution, 1) and Art Gallery ( 92A,Truda street 92A)
Tue – Sun: 11.00 – 19.00
Closed on Monday
The Sale of tickets stops 40 minutes before the closing time.