International Institute of antiques was created by Semin Alexei - Chairman of the Board of Directors Investment group of companies ASG. Because of his interest, efforts and financial capabilities creates a unique and affecting collection of art. This collection includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, silverware, bronze, Western European tapestry XVII - XVIII centuries, Russian icons and other items.
Exhibitions are one of the most important part of its activities. Collections represented in the exhibition hall of the Institute where also conducted guided tours, lectures for specialized universities, literary and artistic evenings, various exhibitions, including one painting exhibition devoted to the events of history and traditional holidays.
The main goal of the Institute is to study the collections and determine its importance in the whole and individual works of art, the introduction of the masterpieces, demonstration their cultural significance. Our destination is formation of the spiritual culture of the elite and, as a result, attraction the private capital to the culture.
In the restoration workshop of the Institute employs more than 40 restorers, whose work shows us subject the way it created a master.
Specialists of the Institute are involved in unique program of revival of the historical center of Kazan. About three dozen buildings will be restored in accordance with archival sources, and their interiors are decorated in the fashion of that era with art objects from our collection.
Educational project of the International Institute of antiques (ASG) is about discoveries made by our art historians and restorers. These help us to show the development of different genres and art forms with specific examples from the collection of ASG