Russian, English
Paid by artist 

Guslitsa is a self-sustaining community. Guests are asked to contribute financially according to what they can afford. To help out manually or logistically in constructing and creating Guslitsa is highly appreciated. 

Application guidelines 

Send your resume, a statement of interest, photographs of work and any other material you think necessary.

Guslitsa Creative Hub

Guslitsa Creative Hub

Гуслица Творческая Усадьба


Guslitsa is a creative castle that gave a new life to a more then a century old textile factory. For several years it has been renovated to become the centre for contemporary culture, art studios, training space and place for nontraditional experimental education. Overall space is about 10.000 square meters and 4 hectares of land surrounding the castle, which is going to be a park with comfortable camping for travellers, game space and wide contemporary sculpture park exploring postindustrial style. The international community is invited to enjoy the wide public space for concerts and exhibitions, halls for training, coworking, cafe and hostel to stay and work.

Guslitsa promotes cultural communication between all the contemporary art forms, promotes international partnership programs in arts and culture, environment and tourism, education and science.
Cultural Centre «Creative Hub «Guslitsa» cooperates with representatives of domestic and foreign cultures – artists, scientists, filmmakers, architects, public figures of all kinds, councils of embassies and art residencies around the World.

Guslitsa includes spaces for events of all sizes – from small workshops for 3-5 people to large festivals with thousands of people. Doors of Guslitsa are open to creative, active and inventive people, those who like to show initiative and are willing to share their knowledge and skills with others. They are open to all kinds of passionate artists – from highly professional and established masters to beginners, young talents. They are also open to different genres of art and artistic thinking, because they believe contemporary art lives and grows at the crossrodes of different directions.

Accommodation Information 

Accomodation is provided in different modules: dormitory, small groups, and some individual rooms.

Studio Information 

The huge building offers enormous working and presentation spaces, for anyone to share and work. There are a few private studios. A self-built beautiful sauna provides for relaxation and warmth (especially crucial in winter time).

Technical Information 

Basic equipment, technical support, materials.


Guslitsa center is located 77 km South-East from Moscow. There is a railway connection to Moscow.

Ulitsa Mitrokhinskaya 8
Il'inskiy Pogost
Russian Federation
+7 (929) 599 3298; +7 (903) 791 0817

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