Moscow House of Photography, a first museum in Russia that specializes in photographic art, was established in 1996.
At the moment it is a Multimedia center of contemporary art, that unites under its roof Moscow House of Photography, School of photography and multimedia named after A. Rodchenko as well as MAMM (Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow).
MAMM is a 7-storied building with white cube styled modern space. The museum possesses a large collection of old and contemporary Russian photographic masterpieces and also organizes festivals and large scale projects.
Its collection consists of masterpieces of the Russian photo art, including works by Alexander Grinberg, Max Penson, Alexander Rodchenko and Dmitri Baltermants. The Moscow House of Photography also actively supports modern Russian photographers and artists.
Here "Photobiennale" and "Fashion and style in photography" festivals, as well as the annual competition for the best photo report on Moscow "Silver camera" are held, as well as unusual exhibitions, art history courses, meetings with artists and curators, regular film representations, tours and children's workshops