Artists / Sakhalin Regional State Art Museum
The Sakhalin Regional Art Museum was opened in 1983. It is one the youngest museums in Russia.
In March 25, 1989 the museum moved to the building of the former Japanese bank "Hokkaido Takuseku". This building was constructed in the early 1930s. In the 1980s, the building was reconstructed and then given to the museum. This building is in the center of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. It is considered to be a historical and architecture monument adding to the architectual diversity of the city.
To date, the museum collection 7000 items. This collections includes comprehensive groupings: Russian ancient art, Russian art of the 19th century, Russian art of the first quarter of the 20th century, fork decorative art, fine arts of the West. There is also a collection of the works of the artists of the Russian Far East. The collection and promotion of Russian Far East art is one of the highest priorities of the museum.