The main building of the Pushkin Museum will be closed for repairs in 2022

© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova in fotobank Pushkin Museum. Of A. S. Pushkin. Archival photoThe main building of the Pushkin Museum will be closed for repairs in 2022© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova the image Bank

The main building of the Pushkin Museum Pushkin will be closed for repairs in early 2022, completion of works is planned in 2026, announced at a press conference on Tuesday, the head of the Museum Marina Loshak.

She reminded that the Pushkin Museum continues the large-scale construction of a Museum quarter on Volkhonka.

«A difficult moment, but for me life-affirming, it will be interesting… the Main building, which closed in early 2022, occupies all our thoughts. It’s a big part of our lives,» said mule, adding that the restoration work should be completed in 2026.

According to her, now we are searching for solutions for renovation.

«We really want to evolve and improve physical quality, but you want to be yourself. We decided that the Main building is perceived as a self-sufficient object of art,» said Loshak.

She also said that at the end of 2020 will be commissioned by the Depository and restoration exhibition space of the Museum. «This will give us the ability to transfer items from the old building, to open the exhibition space that the Museum is not closed, and restoration space to continue», — said the mule.

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