Moscow Tretyakov Gallery to Offer Free Tours

PHOTO by Yekaterina Chesnokova / RIA Novosti

Moscow’s most renown museum, the Tretyakov Gallery, will hold a series of free tours to the Russian art of the 20th century exposition, according to the information on the official website of Moscow government.

Muscovites and tourists will get a chance to see the most crucial masterpieces of Russian avant-garde created by Kazimir Malevich, the author of the eminent “Black Square,” Mikhail Larionov, Alexandra Ester, Natalia Goncharova and others.

Those who book free tours in advance, will receive entrance tickets with a 50% discount.

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"Black Square" by Kazimir Malevich in Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val, Moscow

“The first free tour will be held on May 16, and the registration will start on May 12. A link for the registration will appear on the gallery’s official website this week,” the message reads.

Free tours are part of the “Intensiv XX” project conducted by Tretyakov Gallery and the Moscow Metro. Within the project, the Metro launched a thematic train dedicated to Russian art of the 20th century and adorned the Park Kultury station with fragments of paintings from the New Tretyakov Gallery collection.