The Art Collections Museum is hosted in the 1812 edifice of the former Romanit Palace, one of the most important landmarks of the early years of modern architecture in Bucharest.
Inaugurated in 1978 as a section of the National Art Museum of Romania, the Art Collections Museum reunites under one roof the donations made throughout the years by a wide variety of collectors that hold a special role in the process of preserving an extermely valuable artistic heritage.
The museum brings to life the period between the 2 world wars, when artists such as Iosif N. Dona, Garabet Avachian, Alexandra & Barbu Slãtineanu, Marcu Beza, Béatrice & Hrandt Avakian become renowned in Romania. The selection of the different pieces stands as proof of the taste of the different collectors as well as for their wealth.
The collectors pay close attention not only to paintings but also to graphics, sculpture and decoRative art of western or oriental influence.