November 12th, 2014

75 years since the founding of the National Art Museum of Belarus

Tags: hurries to announce that Belarus Post has designed a special commemorative stamp on ocasion of 75 years since the founding of the National Art Museum. The stamp issue depicts the museum in all its beuty. The item is to be put into circulation on the 10th of November.

Belarusian National Arts Museum is a museum in Minsk, Belarus. It is the largest museum in the country. More than twenty seven thousand works of art – creating twenty miscellaneous collections and comprising two main representative ones: the one of national art and the other of monuments of art of the countries and nations of the world – can be found on exposition, at the branches of the Museum and its depositories.

Today the National Art Museum of Belarus houses over 30,000 items: 20 miscellaneous collections and two main representative ones dedicated to the national and world art that feature works by artists from the countries of Western Europe and Asia of the 15-20th centuries.

The unique collection of the Belarusian art includes works of ancient icon painting, sculpture, woodcarving, textile, paintings from the 19th century, works of decorative and applied arts, and works of arts from the 20th century.

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