RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS
The Russian Academy of Arts (RAA)
has been classed by a decree of the President of the Russian Federation as one of the nation’s most precious cultural institutions. The Academy is a successor of traditions of the Academy of Three Noble Arts established in 1757 to promote the development of Russian fine arts.
The Academy Assembly
of the RAA Full and Corresponding Members is the supreme body of the RAA management.
Members of the Academy
include Full Members (Academicians), Corresponding Members and Honorary Members elected by the Academy Assembly.