The Ekaterina Cultural Foundation was established in 2002 as a non-commercial organization. Since then the Foundation has been engaged in a variety of activities, such as organizing exhibitions, publishing, collecting works by contemporary artists, and supporting cultural and educational projects.
In February 2007, the first private exhibition space opened in Moscow - the halls of the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation in Kuznetsky Most. Since the very beginning the Foundation effectively cooperates with state museums, art centers, foundations and other non-commercial institutions both in Russia and abroad. One of the important aspects of the Foundation's exhibition program is the introduction of Russian and international contemporary art to the Russian public.
The publishing program requires the special attention. Almost all the exhibitions in the past have been preceded by an original catalogue