Museums, Memorials & Cultural Institutions

 

 

MINSK

 

Jewish History and Culture Museum of Belarus

28 V .Khoruzhey Street
Minsk, 220 123, Belarus,
Tel: +375 (0) 17 286 7933, 2867961
Email: jewish_museum@ mail.ru

 

Opened in 2002, the museum  possesses a collection of photographs, documents, films and artifacts. It has a permanent exhibit and also mounts temporary exhibits and sponsored research projects on specific topics.

 

NOVOGRUDOK

 

Museum of Jewish Resistance in Novogrudok

ul. Grodnenskaya, 2
Novogrudok, Grodno, Belarus 231400
Tel: +375 1597 21470

Opened in 2007, the museum is a memorial exhibition devoted to the Jewish resistance in the area of Novogrudok during the Holocaust.  It is housed in one of the buildings of the vocational school # 193 which was used as a barracks for ghetto prisoners during the war. The memorial exhibition includes two rooms with the reconstructed barracks interior and an exhibition with the reconstructed tunnel entrance.

 

VITEBSK

 

Marc Chagall Museum & Art Center

Home Museum

Pokrovskaia street, 11
Vitebsk
Tel: +375 (0) 212 36 34 68

 

Opened in 1997, the museum is located in the house, built by Chagall’s father, where the artist spent his early years.

 

Marc Chagall Art Center

2 Putna street
Vitebsk
Tel.: +375 (0) 212 36 03 87

 

Established in 1992, the center exhibits graphic works by Marc Chagall including the series of illustrations to Nikolay Gogol’s poem “Dead Souls” (1923-1925), the series of color lithographs from the Bible Series, made in 1956 and 1960, the cycle of color lithographs “The 12 Tribes of  Israel” (1960) and other works.