The Anatoly Kamardin Living Ceramics Museum

Tver Oblast

Contact information

Tver, Trudoliybiya per., building 25a

Tel.: +7 (905) 126-57-11, +7 (482) 242-17-83


Operating hours

Daily 10:00 – 20:00 by appointment

Ticket price

Entrance ticket – 50 rubles

Excursion – 150 rubles

Master class – 200 rubles

Museum founder

Anatoly Viktorovich Kamardin (1950-2012)

Museum owner/director

Inna Evgenievna Kamardina



About museum

The Anatoly Kamardin Living Ceramics Museum is the only private museum of a contemporary artist in Tver. It is the place where the ceramic artist Anatoly Kamardin lived and worked. In 2009, Anatoly Kamardin made a unique ceramic panel holiday procession and placed it on the facade of his building.

Anatoly Kamardin is a ceramic artist and representative of modern art who lived from 1950 to 2012. In 1997, he was awarded the title of Honored Artist of Russia for his contribution to the development of ceramic art.

In 2012, he was awarded the silver medal of the Academy of Arts of the Russian Federation. Kamardin ceramics is a high art. Only a tour of the museum will allow you to see where the modern art of ceramics was created. Visitors are received and introduced to the life and work of the artist. One activity at the museum is the holding of clay modeling workshops where people who are not experienced in art can create their own masterpieces. A wide selection of souvenirs with original drawings by the artist, made in the workshop, is available.

In 2016 and 2017, the museum participated in the Intourmuseum contest in Moscow at Manege.

By visiting the Anatoly Kamardin Living Ceramics Museum, you will get acquainted with the work of the Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Anatoly Viktorovich Kamardin. The exhibition presents his ceramic layers, sculptures, fine ceramic plastics, and much more. His work is well known and successfully exhibited in Russia and abroad and his works are housed in the largest museum collections in Russia and abroad. The exposition features over 100 works by the artist. One feature of Anatoly Kamardin’s art is that he is recognizable as a Russian artist. Most of his works are filled with Russian images which are in the murals of the national costume and Russian landscapes such as in the works Grandmother’s blanket and Goats. In his work, Anatoly Kamardin refers to the Slavic god origins of folk art. He was also interested in Old Russian art and created a series of works with icon paintings. One of his directions was his appeal to nature. His admiration for the perfection of the natural forms is seen in the works Cocoon and Flora. Exclusive designer items always look interesting in interior spaces. The artist’s works decorated the interiors of holiday homes including Karacharovo, Serebryany, the city cultural center in Scotland, Mon Café in Tver, Lublin, Fartuna, and Cruise cafes in Moscow.