The Museum / Departments

Research Department

The Department studies materials and technologies, and carries out scientific and technical examination and authentication of museum items. The Research Departments also oversee their classification, preparation of scientific passports and deciphers the origin and period of creation of certain works. The Department creates scientific catalogues, monographic albums as well as group and thematic pamphlets of the collections. It carries out preparation of temporary anniversary exhibitions and the organization of the permanent exhibition. The main task of the department is to secure the acquisition of new objects for the museum collection. The Department staff also gives lectures, organizes evenings, and introduces the gallery collection in the press. The heads of the research departments are also members of the NGA’s research council and collection-assessment committee.