Although Ulaanbaatar city is the center of Mongolian politics and economy, it is also the heart of Mongolian culture and contemporary art. Here are Ulaanbaatar’s top recommended art galleries worth visiting.
MONGOLIAN NATIONAL ART GALLERY
The Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, established in 1991, is located in center of the city, Ulaanbaatar’s Palace of Culture in the historic Sukhbaatar Square. As the leading Art Gallery in Mongolia, the gallery hosts regular exhibitions of both classic and contemporary artwork and owns a permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, prints, crafts and other new forms of art and artifacts which possess originality and a superior Mongolian thematic identity. The MNMAG is part of a network of local and international organizations and individual experts in the modern art field. Art lovers wanting to learn about Mongolian art should head to the Mongolian National Art Gallery.
Address: Central Cultural Palace-B, Sukhbaataar Square-3, Ulaanbaatar
Phone: 11-331687, 99022467
976 ART GALLERY
976 Art Gallery was established in 2012, with the aim to introduce the best contemporary artists of Mongolia. Driven by its ambition, the gallery has been actively organizing unique and interdisciplinary art exhibitions, performances and public discussions, collaborating with critically acclaimed and leading contemporary artists of Mongolia, such as Enkhbold Togmidshiirev, Baatarzorig Batjargal, Munkhbolor Ganbold, Munkhtsetseg Jalkhaajav, Davaajargal Tsaschikher, Bayartsetseg Dashdondov, Odonchimeg Davaadorj, Nomin Bold, Uuriintuya Dagvasambuu, Gerelkhuu Ganbold, and many others. The gallery has a growing international profile. Its recent exhibitions have featured works by internationally known artists, including Walter Riedwig (Switzerland), Mauricio Dias (Brazil), Nathalie Daoust (Canada), Christian Faubel (Germany), Mirian Kolev (Bulgaria), also collaborated with Taiwanese group Outsiders Factory. Today 976 Art Gallery has become an important place for the cultural and artistic life of Ulaanbaatar city and gained recognition as a leading contemporary art space in Mongolia.
Address: 1st floor of Choijin Suite Building Jamyan Gun Street, Sukhbaatar district (next to ICC Tower) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 AM - 19:00 PM
RED GER ART GALLERY
The Red Ger Art Gallery is launched in 2002 with the goal of to promote Mongolian visual art locally and internationally while nurturing and supporting new, emerging talent. The Gallery hosts regular shows and you can purchase all the artworks on the exhibitions which are all for sale. The gallery has also exhibited western modern art, as it did with Norman Rockwell’s America, a show jointly organized by the Arts Council, the Norman Rockwell Museum and the US Embassy in Mongolia to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the US. Red Ger Art Gallery is the one of UB’s best for modern artwork by Mongolian top contemporary artists.
Address: Tourist street, Delta center 4th floor, room 402 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
MARSHAL ART GALLERY
The Marshal Art Gallery opened their door to the audience in May 2013. Marshal Art Gallery contributed vital roles in promoting and supporting art creation in Mongolia with their modern and stylish exhibitions which showcases the works of both local and international artists. They often organize specific events and programs of arts education and arts-related social activities. You may not become artists but you can feel and taste of artists life and work through their events. Their previous event named wine & canvas engaged huge enrollments for arts of UB.
Address: Khan-Uul district, 11th khoroo, Marshall Deluxe Village, King Tower, Ulaanbaatar