Russian Academy of Arts

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Russian Academy of Arts
Moscow, Prechistenka 19-12 Aug 2008 01.JPG
Building of Presidium of the Arts Academy (former I. A. Morozov's mansion)
Established 1757
President Zurab Tsereteli
Location Khamovniki, Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Address 119034, Prechistenka st. 21, Moscow, Russian Federation

Russian Academy of Arts (RAKh / rus. РАХ, Росси́йская акаде́мия худо́жеств) is the State scientific Institution of Russian Federation, eligible heir to the USSR Academy of Arts. RAKh is the public cultural Institution—a counterpart of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the field of fine arts, architecture, decorations, design and art education. A founder of RAKh is the Government of the Russian Federation.

Academic system of art education[edit]

Art education is one of the main aspects of the Russian Academy of Arts activity. In order to facilitate the development of art school creativity, Art Academy works on its scientific and methodological management.

Next Educational Art institutions are included in academic system:

Art academy departments[edit]

Division of occupation branches bases on the scientific and territorial principles. The structure of the Academy consists of separation mainly by type of creative and scientific activity:

  • Department of painting
  • Department of sculpture
  • Department of graphics
  • Department of architecture
  • Department of decorative arts
  • Department of design
  • Department of art history and art criticism
  • Department of scenography and production design
  • Department of photography and multimedia technologies
  • Department of innovative art trends


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Coordinates: 55°44′29″N 37°35′34″E / 55.7415°N 37.5929°E / 55.7415; 37.5929