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The northernmost museum of contemporary art will be created in Norilsk by 2025

11 June 2021
The northernmost museum of contemporary art will be created in Norilsk by 2025

The Arctic Museum of Contemporary Art, which will become the northernmost museum of its kind in the world, will be created by 2025 in Norilsk in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. It will be created with funds from the Norilsk Nickel company, the company said in a statement.

"On June 10, the city planning council in Norilsk approved the architectural project of the Arctic Museum of Modern Art (AMMA). AMMA should become an object of global importance and become one of the most significant museums in the world. This will be possible thanks to the investments of Norilsk Nickel," The project is included in the comprehensive development plan for Norilsk and will appear in 2025. AMMA will become the northernmost contemporary art museum in the world. "The implementation of this project will be possible thanks to the additional financing allocated by the Norilsk Nickel company for the development of the city in the amount of 150 billion rubles," said the mayor of the city Dmitry Karasev.

"Now we have a unique opportunity to turn Norilsk into a city of the future. It is impossible to imagine it without a serious and meaningful cultural context. It should be created by such vibrant modern public spaces as the Arctic Museum of Contemporary Art," the senior vice president said. Norilsk Nickel "Larisa Zelkova. The museum will be created on an area of ​​8.5 thousand square meters. m in the building of the former trade house.

Several leading architectural firms worked on its concept. A special feature of the new museum will be an open type of storage of funds - the depository of the collection will be open to the public. The project is also part of the development of municipal museums, united in the museum and exhibition complex "Museum of Norilsk" and received grant support from the Vladimir Potanin charitable foundation. The main city museum is also waiting for a large-scale reconstruction and renovation by 2026. Norilsk is one of the northernmost cities in the world; 180 thousand people live here.

Source: https://tass.ru/kultura/11621579 

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