About the school

Saint-Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia is famous for its system of art education. Saint-Petersburg Children School of Arts №2 was established in 1964. The building of the school constructed in 1912-1913 under the project of the architect I.P. Volodikhin in the northern modern style is located in the central, the most attractive part of the city. The sculptural decor of the facade, bay windows, high ceilings with modelling, tiled chimneys create the feeling of harmony and have dispose to art classes, and the cozy and solemn Chimney hall serves as the exhibition site. In the may years of its existence, the school has collected a lot of props and methodical materials. In the store-rooms the best students' works reflecting the stages of development of the training system are stored.