State Russian Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSPHOTO

St Petersburg

This gallery showcases rotating exhibitions of photography, videography and other mixed media drawn from across Russia and around the world. It’s definitely one of the best spaces for seeing contemporary photographic work in St Petersburg. Note the beautiful stained-glass windows on the stairwell of the handsome building the gallery is located in, which housed an insurance company before the revolution.

The gallery's well-stocked art bookshop and pleasant cafe are also worth a look.

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