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25 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “The Bolshoi Theatre in the Artist’s Book”

On 22 November 2019, the exhibition “The Bolshoi Theatre in the Artist’s Book” was formally opened in the Foyer of the Hermitage Theatre. The exhibition presents a series of four new books that have been created as part of a joint project with the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and are dev

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22 November 2019

Winterreise. Sentimental Suite

On 21 November 2019, Dmitry Sirotkin’s exhibition “Winterreise. Sentimental Suite” was formally opened in the General Staff building. This is the first project in a new series of exhibitions of State Hermitage photographers.

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22 November 2019

Seminar on “Visitors and Visitor Numbers. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”. As part of the round table on “The Museum and Problems of Cultural Tourism”

On 22 November 2019, as part of the ongoing round table on “The Museum and Problems of Cultural Tourism”, the State Hermitage hosted a seminar on “Visitors and Visitor Numbers. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”.

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21 November 2019

“I have turned my only face...” Paintings by Adrian Ghenie

On 20 November 2019, the exhibition “I have turned my only face...” Paintings by Adrian Ghenie opened in the General Staff building of the State Hermitage. It is intended to acquaint museum visitors with one of Europe’s most successful young artists.

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21 November 2019

Hermitage Day in Turku 2019. Museums developing cities

On 20 November 2019, a Hermitage Day was held for the first time in the western Finnish city of Turku. Its central event was a conference devoted to the role and significance of museums in modern-day cities.

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20 November 2019

“Personalities from Peter the Great’s Time” 2019

On 19 and 20 November 2019, the Great Hall of the Menshikov Palace was the venue for the latest annual conference “Personalities from Peter the Great’s Time”. The conference is devoted to exploring various aspects of the study of the history and culture of the era when Peter I reigned in Russia (168

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19 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Livre d’Artiste: from Pierre Bonnard to Andy Warhol. A gift from Mark Bashmakov to the State Hermitage”

On 19 November 2019, the exhibition “Livre d’Artiste: from Pierre Bonnard to Andy Warhol” was formally opened in the General Staff building.

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16 November 2019

The 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum has ended

16 November 2019, the last working day of the Cultural Forum opened with a whole series of significant events.

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16 November 2019

Round table on “Museum Strategies and Reputations”

On 15 November 2019, a round table on Museum Strategies and Reputations was held as part of the Museums and Exhibitions section of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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16 November 2019

Round table on Museum Safety

On 15 November 2019, a round table discussion on Museum Safety was held as part of the Museums and Exhibitions section of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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16 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Sandro Botticelli. Madonna della Loggia. From the Uffizi Gallery”

On 16 November 2019, the opening ceremony for the exhibition “Sandro Botticelli. Madonna della Loggia. From the Uffizi Gallery, Florence” in the series “Masterpieces from the World’s Museums in the Hermitage” was held as part of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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16 November 2019

Museum Universities: development and implementation of pioneering youth educational strategies

On 15 November, the agenda of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum included a panel discussion on “Museum Universities: development and implementation of pioneering youth educational strategies” that was organized by the State Hermitage’s Youth Centre as part of the Russian-Dutch pr

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15 November 2019

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Heraldic Service of Russia. 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum. Round table on “Heraldry as a means of communication”

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Heraldic Service of Russia attached to the President of the Russian Federation, on 15 November 2019 a round-table discussion on “Heraldry as a means of communication” was held in the State Hermitage as part of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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15 November 2019

China – the Guest Country of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

On 14 November 2019, a series of events took place in the Hermitage that were connected with China, which has this year become the guest country of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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13 November 2019

Государственный Эрмитаж информирует

В связи с появлением в средствах массовой информации сообщений о возможности бесплатного посещения музея в рамках Культурного форума Государственный Эрмитаж информирует.

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11 November 2019

Hermitage Days in Omsk. Master class on the restoration and conservation of works of applied art made of organic materials

On 9 and 10 November 2019, as part of the Hermitage Days in the Omsk Regional Vrubel Museum of Fine Arts, members of staff from the State Hermitage’s Laboratory for the Scientific Restoration of Items Made from Organic Materials gave a master class on restoration and conservation for colleagues from

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8 November 2019

The Hermitage at the “Denkmal Russia-Moscow” international specialist exhibition

From 5 to 7 November 2019, the State Hermitage participated in the 5th international specialist exhibition “Denkmal Russia-Moscow” devoted to the preservation, use and popularization of cultural heritage and museum technology that was held at the Gostiny Dvor in Moscow.

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8 November 2019

President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan visit the Hermitage–Siberia Centre in Omsk

On 7 November 2019, in the course of the 16th Forum on International Cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan went to the newly-opened Hermitage–Siberia Centre in Omsk.

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8 November 2019

Iskusny Glagol Prize Ceremony in Omsk

On 8 November 2019, the Hermitage–Siberia Centre in Omsk was the venue of the awards ceremony for the winners of the regional stage of the 4th Iskusny Glagol [“Artful Word”] inter-regional competition for mass media and journalists that cover culture and art.

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7 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Leonardo and the Litta Madonna” at the Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

On 7 November 2019, the exhibition “Leonardo and the Litta Madonna” began running at the Museo Poldi Pezzoli in Milan. Its central exhibit is a work from the collection of the State Hermitage.

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A Word from the Director

    • 26 Aug 2020

      Mikhail Piotrovsky. Casting for a New Life

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    • 3 Jul 2020

      In Praise of Distancing

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    • 30 Jun 2020

      Mikhail Piotrovsky. Why we need the flexibility of nomads

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The Hermitage Museum Blog

    • 3 Aug 2018

      The Hermitage at the VK Fest 2018

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    • 26 Jul 2017

      The Hermitage at the VK Fest

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    • 20 Nov 2017

      Speech made by Riyad Haddad, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Russian Federation

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