The Best Art Galleries in Chișinău

Art for sale at a flea market in centre of Chisinau, Moldova
Art for sale at a flea market in centre of Chisinau, Moldova | © Konrad Zelazowski / Alamy Stock Photo
Maria Menegaki

Moldova’s capital, Chișinău, represents the rich and diverse cultural heritage of this eastern European country. With galleries that exhibit talented local artists, discover the best spaces to explore a world of imagination and creativity and find unique works.

1. Art Gallery Alexander

Art Gallery

Art Gallery Alexander
This small artist-owned gallery is a must-visit for every art lover and collector. Right in the heart of the city, Alexander gives you the chance to admire some of the most interesting pieces by famous local artists. From oil paintings and wooden sculptures to designer lamps and jewelry, the eclectic works on show offer a unique experience.

Opening hours: Tue-Sat 11am-7pm

2. L Gallery

Art Gallery

L Gallery
Considering the small space of it, you will be impressed by the number of art pieces L Gallery offers. A great collection of paintings mostly depicting traditional landscapes or portraits and created by Moldovan artists, along with some sculptures and a few antiques, make the perfect setting for an artistic escape. Do not miss the souvenir shop inside the gallery.

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

3. Constantin Brâncuși

Constantin Brâncuși

One of the places of the greatest artistic value in the city, Exhibition Center Constantin Brâncuși hosts some of the most successful temporary exhibitions. While you are wandering around the central streets, take a break and enjoy the inspiring works of both local and foreign artists. Just make sure to have some cash with you; you will probably find it hard to resist the amazing paintings and sculptures for sale.

Opening hours: 10am-5pm

Constantin Brâncuși, Stefan cel Mare Blvd. 3, Chișinău, +373 22 541 596

4. Artum Art Gallery

Art Gallery

Artum Art Gallery
Located on Mitropolit Varlaam Street in the city center, this small and elegant art salon specializes in contemporary art. Currently displaying over a hundred fascinating paintings, the gallery supports local artists and offers the opportunity to enjoy some of the most experimental aspects of Moldovan art.

Opening hours: 9am-6pm

5. MolDeco

Art Gallery

Established in 2004, this is a private company specializing in framing works of fine art like paintings and photographs. Collaborating with the best European manufacturers, MolDeco is popular services of the highest quality. When you visit the gallery, don’t forget to check out their wonderful handmade jewelry.

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-4pm

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