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In the Saratov Museum told about the preparation for the celebration of its 135 th anniversary

Saratov state art Museum named after Radishchev will combine the celebration of its 135th anniversary with the 150-year anniversary of the outstanding Russian artist Victor Borisov-Musatov, an exhibition of his paintings will be a key event of the celebrations, told RIA Novosti the General Director of the institution Ludmila Kalinina.

Art Museum named after Radishchev is among the oldest museums of Russia and is the first public Museum in the province. The Museum was opened in Saratov on June 29, 1885 by the Russian landscape artist Alexei Bogolyubov, who named it in honor of his grandfather - the author of the book "Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow" by Alexander Radishchev. The Museum has postponed the celebration of the anniversary of September due to the restrictive measures related to the threat of the spread of coronavirus.