Sergiev Posad has a Russian Artist Union branch almost opposite the Lavra. Visitors here can attend an exhibition hall and an art gallery. The 4-hall exhibition includes local paintings/graphics, basically countryside landscapes. Beside this, the gallery offers handicrafts Sergiev Posad is famous for - wooden toys, clay whistles and decorative plates. Artists will also find here painting accessories like frames. Free entrance daily 10am-6pm.