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Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The A. Kasteyev State Museum of Art

The main caretakers of artistic property and the rich cultural heritage of Kazakhstan are museums. The work of the A. Kasteyev State Museum of Art is aimed at implementing its main mission of preserving and popularizing the unique artistic heritage of the Republic of Kazakhstan. For a successful fulfillment of its mission, the A. Kasteyev State Museum of Art realizes its work through the following processes: collecting art, storage, research work, restoration, and propagation of world art works to a wide audience in Kazakhstan and abroad. The structure of the museum includes a center of conservation and restoration, a scientific department, the center for guided tours, the press department, the center of exhibitions and expositions, the publishing department, the department of technological services, and an administrative center. The museum has two branches: The central exhibition hall and the A. Kasteyev house-museum. The effectiveness of the museum’s work is founded on the systematic and well-coordinated work of all structural divisions providing coverage of the main types of museum activity: stock, exposition, scientific, informational, educational, design, etc.

MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
THE A. KASTEYEV STATE MUSEUM OF ARTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

Performance of the A. Kasteyev Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan is directed towards the realization of the museum’s main mission, consisting of the conservation and popularization of the artistic heritage of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In its program statement “7 Faces of the Great Steppes”, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev underlines the worth and importance of national culture, spirit, historical and artistic heritage. “The culture that remembers, values, and is proud of its history has a great future. Pride in the past, a pragmatic assessment of the present, and ad positive view of the future - that is the key to our country’s success.” The main guardians of artistic heritage, are museums. Their goals are to conserve and popularize the best samples of Turkic culture, the achievements of nomadic culture, tradition which has been carefully passed from generation to generation for centuries.

MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
THE A. KASTEYEV STATE MUSEUM OF ARTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

Performance of the A. Kasteyev Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan is directed towards the realization of the museum’s main mission, consisting of the conservation and popularization of the artistic heritage of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The successful fulfillment of this mission is realized through the following routes: collection, preservation, scientific research, restoration, and the propagation of world art to a broad audience. The structure of the museum includes the center of preservation and restoration, scientific departments, centers working with visitors (excursion and external communication), the center of exhibitions and expositions, the publishing department, technical services, and an administrative unit. The functions as two affiliates: the Central Exhibition Hall, and the House-Museum of A. Kasteyev.