THE 584TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS
On December 21, 2021 at the Russian Academy of Arts (21 Prechistenka street, Moscow) there was the 584th General Assembly of the Russian Academy of Arts (RAA). The agenda included the Report of the Chief Scientific Secretary of the Presidium of the RAA Oleg A. Koshkin "On the Activities of the Presidium of the RAA in 2020-2021"; Report of the First Vice-President of the RAA Victor G. Kalinin "On the Activities of Creative Departments and Affiliates of the RAA in 2020-2021"; Report of the Vice-President of the RAA Tatyana A. Kochemasova "On the Main Directions of the RAA Scientific Activity Within the Program of Fundamental Researches of the Russian Federation in 2020-2021; Reports of Heads of research and creative departments of the RAA. Heaving heard the afore-going Reports, the 584th General Assembly of the RAA Members stated, that the RAA President Zurab K. Tsereteli, Members and the staff of the Academy in 2020-2021 had consistently and purposefully achieved the preservation of the unique Russian school of fine arts. The General Assembly unanimously approved all the reports submitted; the activity of the Russian Academy of Arts for the above period was recognized as corresponding to the statutory goals of the Russian Academy of Arts.
The People's Artist of the USSR and Russia, Hero of the Socialist Labor, Chevalier of the Order for Services to Motherland of all ranks, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Zurab K. Tsereteli has been re-elected as the President of the Russian Academy of Arts for the next 5 years. The General Assembly approved the members of the Presidium and Vice-Presidents of the Academy.
The General Assembly gave a positive assessment to the urgent need to set up a Center for Performing Arts/Creative Workshops under the Russian Academy of Arts, as well as the program for further development of the general museum concept of the RAA. There were also approved the necessary amendments to the Statute of the Russian Academy of Arts. https://youtu.be/9Oa2LstcgdE