Currently, the Department of conservation consists of the workshops for paintings, paper, and objects conservation, as well as the department of research. In the 11 laboratories and workshops of the Department work more than 40 art conservators and research associates.

In the workshops of the department, pieces from different collectionы of the museum are being conserved and studied. Our colleagues constantly monitor the state of preservation of the exhibits, preform the necessary conservation treatments, and take part in preparations for exhibitions.