Erarta Is the largest private museum of contemporary art in russia and represents a compulsory part of any programme designed to explore the culture of st petersburg or russia.
ERARTA is the biggest global project in Russian contemporary art; its principal part is the Erarta Museum in St. Petersburg. At the heart of Erarta lies a totally unique approach to both the art and the viewer, a desire to build a new relationship system between people and art.
The museum collection currently consists of 2,800 works of contemporary art created by more than 300 artists from over 20 regions of Russia, which makes it the biggest Russian art museum that focuses on contemporary art in the entire country. Erarta Museum continually adds to its collection, which contains painting, graphics, sculpture, objects, installations and other forms of art and works with artists living in different regions of Russia, representing various generations and trends. St Petersburg Museum activities also include temporary exhibitions, publication of catalogues, guided tours and educational programmes. On 30th June 2015, the collection of Erarta became digitally available via the Google Cultural Institute’s Art Project.