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26 September 2019

Hermitage Days in Kaluga

On 25 September 2019, Kaluga’s fourth Hermitage Days started in the city’s Museum of Fine Arts. This year it is timed to coincide with the closing of the temporary exhibition “The Tolstoy Family in Venice by Giulio Carlini from the Hermitage Collection”.

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25 September 2019

Hermitage Days in Vladivostok. Master class in the restoration of graphic art

From 23 to 29 September 2019, Hermitage Days were held in Vladivostok.

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24 September 2019

New instalment of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s TV series Hermitage: “The High Truth of Fashion”

The cultural TV channel Russia-K has broadcast the latest programme in the authorial series by Hermitage Director Mikhail Piotrovsky – “The High Truth of Fashion”.

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24 September 2019

Master Class “The Basics of Restoring Wood” in the National Museum of the Republic of Buryatia

On 24 September 2019, a press conference was held in the National Museum of the Republic of Buryatia devoted to the fifth master class on the restoration of museum objects carried out by the State Hermitage with the support of the Coca-Cola Russia system as part of the long-term “Preserving Cultural

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24 September 2019

Conference on “Changes in legislation on procurements and application practice. Prospects for work”

From 18 to 20 September 2019, the Hermitage hosted the 9th annual conference on “Changes in legislation on procurements and application practice. Prospects for work”.

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24 September 2019

Conference marking the 90th birthday of Anatoly Alexeyevich Ivanov

On 19 and 20 September 2019, the State Hermitage hosted a conference marking the 90th birthday of Anatoly Alexeyevich Ivanov, a prominent Russian specialist on the art of Iran and leading researcher in the Hermitage’s Department of the East.

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23 September 2019

Opening of the Hermitage Days in Vladivostok 2019

On 23 September 2019, the opening of the Hermitage Days in Vladivostok took place in the city’s Maritime State Picture Gallery.

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23 September 2019

5th “Discover Your Europe in the Hermitage” International Festival

On 21 September 2019, the Public Forum area of the General Staff building was the venue for the fifth “Discover Your Europe in the Hermitage” international festival.

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20 September 2019

The RESTAURO-MUSEI salon in Ferrara, Italy finishes

On 19 and 20 September 2019, the Ferrara Fiera exhibition district was the venue for a seminar on scientific restoration at which talks were given by members of staff from the State Hermitage’s Department of Scientific Restoration and Conservation.

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20 September 2019

Opening of the season in the Hermitage Friends’ Club

On 19 September 2019, the 2019/20 season in the Hermitage Friends’ Club opened.

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18 September 2019

The Hermitage at the 26th RESTAURO-MUSEI Salon in Ferrara, Italy

On 18 September 2019, the formal opening of the 26th RESTAURO-MUSEi Salon took place in the exhibition quarter of the Italian city of Ferrara in the presence of the Italian Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini.

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17 September 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Russian Jordaens. Paintings and Drawings by Jacob Jordaens from Russian Collections” at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

On 17 September 2019, the exhibition “Russian Jordaens. Paintings and Drawings by Jacob Jordaens from Russian Collections” opened at the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. This show is the second part of a major exhibition project linking several museums. Previously Jordaens’s “Russian wor

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17 September 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Tapestries in the Hermitage Collection”

On 17 September 2019, the formal opening of the exhibition “Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Tapestries in the Hermitage Collection” took place in the Halls of the Art Nouveau in the General Staff building.

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13 September 2019

Round Table on the Preservation of Archaeological Heritage

On 6 September 2019, as part of the visiting session of the Presidium of the Union of Museums of Russia in Kerch there was a discussion of the problems of preserving archaeological heritage. A round table was devoted to the issue with specialists from the country’s leading museum and research centre

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13 September 2019

Press Tour of the Hermitage–Urals Centre under construction

On 13 September 2019, a press tour took place in Yekaterinburg devoted to the Hermitage–Urals cultural and educational centre now under construction.

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13 September 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court” in Amsterdam

On 13 September 2019, the exhibition “Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court” was formally opened at the Hermitage–Amsterdam Exhibition Centre. This is the second exhibition this year, presenting exceptional masterpieces from the collection of the State Hermitage and organized to mark the 255th ann

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13 September 2019

Georgy Vilinbakhov Proclaimed an Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau

On 12 September 2019, a formal ceremony took place in Amsterdam at which Georgy Vadimovich Vilinbakhov was awarded the Order of Orange-Nassau, Officer Class. The royal decoration was presented to the Deputy General Director of the State Hermitage by Marjolein Moorman, Deputy Mayor of the city.

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11 September 2019

Session of the Presidium of the Union of Museums of Russia in Kerch

On 6 September 2019, the Eastern Crimean Historical and Cultural Museum Preserve was the venue for a meeting of the Presidium of the Union of Museums of Russia. The session was chaired by Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, President of the Union of Museums and Director of the State Hermitage.

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11 September 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Life in Mediaeval Khorasan. A Geniza from the National Library of Israel”

On 10 September 2019, the exhibition “Life in Mediaeval Khorasan. A Geniza from the National Library of Israel” was formally opened in the Twelve-Column Hall of the New Hermitage. It has been organized by the State Hermitage in conjunction with the National Library of Israel.

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11 September 2019

All-Russian open lesson “I remember”

On 5 September 2019, the Victory Museum in Moscow was the setting for the All-Russian open lesson “I remember”. Participating in it were Olga Vasilyeva, Minister of Education of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, Alexander Shkolnik, Director of the C

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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

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      The Hermitage at the VK Fest 2018

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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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