PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv
One of the centers of contemporary art PinchukArtCentre opened in Kyiv on September 16, 2006. The project is the largest private museum in the Eastern Europe. The venue focuses on bringing to the public most outstanding piece of modern art. Artists from all over the world exhibit their works at the venue.
The managers of the center pose the task to combine modern international art with Ukrainian national idea as the challenge for the success of the establishment.
The building of the PinchukArtCentre is located in the very heart of Kyiv and the architecture of it matches the purpose of the venue. The inner design of the center was created by the French architect Philippe Chiambaretta. The six stories of the PinchukArtCentre feature multiple exhibit halls, video lounge, work space, and a café.
The work schedule of PinchukArtCentre is well adjusted to the demands of modern life – the center is open between 12 a.m. and 9 p.m., the entrance to the venue is free, which allows the Kyiv youth to visit the place regularly.
PinchukArtCentre officially represented Ukraine at the Venice Biennale in 2007 and 2009. According to the representatives of PinchukArtCentre as of June 2011 the site was visited by over 1,180 thousand visitors.
Official Web site of the venue