This is the trendiest of the city’s galleries that focuses on antique porcelain and Russian art ranging from mid-19th to late 20th century. Vasily Rozhdestvensky, Vladimir Konashevich, Alexander Samokhvalov and Leningrad underground artists are all represented in the gallery’s collection. Large exhibits of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Boris Kustodiev and Boris Grigoriev from private collections have been held here. An exhibit of “The World of Shemyakin” is quite naturally followed by “Repin’s Disciples” show. In addition, painting courses for adults and drawing courses for children are available here. Lectures and education seminars take place on a regular basis. There is a small bookstore.