Central Asian Art and Culture

Central Asian art, artists and culture, a comprehensive list of websites; Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekestan

Subject categories on this page
  1. Kazakhstan
  2. Turkmenistan
  3. Uzbekestan




Kazakhstan *

10 Kazakh artists to know now. Art Radar Journal

Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan
Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan (SFK) is an Almaty-based non-governmental organization established by the Open Society Foundations in 1995 to promote civil-society initiatives in Kazakhstan.

Calvert Journal article on contemporary Central Asian art.

Kasteyev State Museum of Arts

Tengri-Umai Gallery

International Art Development Association
The Association promotes contemporary art both at home and at various international art fairs, conferences and auctions.

Aluan art magazine.

An article on contemporary Kazakhstan art, from Red Thread.


Rustam Khalfin

Almagul Menlibayeva

Natalia Dy


About Kazakhstan, an information website.

Astana (capital city)  travel guide.

Kazakhstan, Wikipedia entry.

Turkmenistan *

Turkmenistan, Wikipedia entry.

Turkmenistan Information Center

Uzbekestan *

Artists of Uzbekistan Online Gallery

Bukhara. Information and photographs.

Music of Uzbekistan. Wikipedia

Samarkand. Introduction and photographs.

Samarkand, Wikipedia. 

Samarkand travel guide.

Samarkand photographs


Tashkent general information internet portal, including theatre, museums and cinema.

Tashkent Theatre of Dance


Uzbekistan, Wikipedia entry.

Uzbekistan Lonely Planet Guide