Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts

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The Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.[1][2][3] It was founded in 1927 by Russian sculptor A.A Karelin and in 1939 it attained the status of the Museum of Fine Arts.

The museum has more than 6,000 works in its collection, including paintings, sculptures, and graphic works by Turkmen, Russian and foreign artists. The museum features artwork by such artists as Durdy Bayramov, Husein Huseinov, Amangeldy Hydyr, I. Ilisl, Izzat Klychev, S. Babicov and a notable collection of European paintings including Italian, Dutch, Flemish, German and English.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Ashgabat". Stantours.com. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Museum of Fine Arts". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts". TripAdvisor. Retrieved 6 August 2017.

Coordinates: 37°56′07″N 58°22′29″E / 37.93528°N 58.37472°E / 37.93528; 58.37472