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5 March 2020

Эрмитажный кот Ахилл станет оракулом Чемпионата Европы по футболу-2020

Эрмитажный кот Ахилл принял решение снова стать оракулом – планируется, что полюбившийся всем белоснежный голубоглазый кот покажет свой талант предсказателя на Чемпионата Европы по футболу-2020.

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4 March 2020

The State Hermitage informs

The Hermitage wishes everyone the best for International Women’s Day. To mark the holiday, the museum is granting entry free of charge to all categories of individual visitors on 8 March 2020.

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2 March 2020

Symposium on “Mysterious Beasts and Exotic Birds” at Staraya Derevnya

On 29 February 2020, the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre hosted a scholarly symposium on “Mysterious Beasts and Exotic Birds” that was attended by more than 50 people, with a further 40 plus watching online.

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28 February 2020

Press Tour of the construction site of the Hermitage–Urals Centre

On 20 February 2020, a press tour of the Hermitage–Urals cultural and educational centre currently under construction took place in Yekaterinburg.

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28 February 2020

Meeting of the working group preparing proposals for amendments to the Constitution

On 26 February 2020, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin had his latest meeting with the working group preparing proposals for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

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28 February 2020

Meeting of the permanent commission on the preservation of the legacy of the Roerich family

Since questions connected with the preservation of the legacy of the Roerich family are arousing great public interest, in February 2020 the President of the Union of Museums of Russia and General Director of the State Hermitage created a permanent commission on the preservation of the legacy of the

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28 February 2020

Launch of Vincent Lépinay’s book Art of Memories: Curating at the Hermitage

On 27 February 2020, the Council Hall of the State Hermitage was the venue for the presentation of Vincent Lépinay’s book Art of Memories: Curating at the Hermitage.

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26 February 2020

Meeting of the Hermitage Friends’ Club

On 25 February 2020, a special evening visit to the exhibition “Works by Peter Сlodt. Restoration Completed” was organized for individual members of the Hermitage Friends’ Club.

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25 February 2020

Mikhail Piotrovsky participated in a session of the working group of the State Council on Culture

On 25 February 2020, as part of the second international Baltic Cultural Forum, the first meeting this year (and seventh altogether) of the working group of the State Council on Culture was held. The meeting took the form of a video conference conducted by Dmitry Azarov, Governor of Samara Region an

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25 February 2020

International Tourist Guide Day in the State Hermitage

On 21 February 2020, the State Hermitage marked International Tourist Guide Day with a celebratory programme that, in keeping with established tradition, was prepared by the museum’s volunteers.

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25 February 2020

In Memoriam Vadim Valentinovich Znamenov

The Union of Museums of Russia announces with profound sorrow that on 24 February Vadim Valentinovich Znamenov, President of the Peterhof State Museum-Preserve, passed away at the age of 83.

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25 February 2020

Gift to the State Hermitage from the company Max Mara

On 25 February 2020, the Council Hall was the venue for a meeting devoted to the prospects for collaboration between the State Hermitage and the company Max Mara and the formal presentation to the museum of two Max Mara overcoats.

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15 February 2020

Launch of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s book Director’s Choice. The Hermitage

On 14 February 2020, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for the launch of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s book Director’s Choice. The Hermitage produced by the Arca publishing house.

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14 February 2020

Opening of the exhibition “Antiquities of the Tapan Museum in the Hermitage”

On 14 February 2020, the day of remembrance for Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky, the Hall of the Culture and Art of Urartu on the ground floor of the Winter Palace was the setting for the formal opening of an exhibition of antiquities from the Tapan Museum organized by the State Hermitage, the Armenian

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14 February 2020

Meeting of the working group preparing proposals for amendments to the Constitution

On 13 February 2020, Vladimir Putin held a meeting with the working group preparing proposals for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

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10 February 2020

The Formal Presentation To The Hermitage Of Adrian Ghenie’s Painting “The Hunter”

On 7 February 2020, as part of the exhibition “I have turned my only face...” Paintings by Adrian Ghenie, the General Staff building became the setting for the formal presentation of Adrian Ghenie’s painting “The Hunter” as a gift to the State Hermitage and the launch of the exhibition catalogue.

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7 February 2020

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding and Collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

On 7 February 2020, the Council Hall of the State Hermitage was the venue for the formal conclusion of a Memorandum of Understanding and Collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

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5 February 2020

Press Conference of the Worldwide Club of Petersburgers

On 5 February 2020, TASS was the venue for a press conference devoted to the plans of the Worldwide Club of Petersburgers for the current year and a project to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Admiral Krusenstern.

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28 January 2020

Presentation of the project “The Hermitage at Metropolis. Entertaining Tales of Prince Potemkin”

On 1 February 2020, the installation “Entertaining Tales of Prince Potemkin” was opened at the Metropolis shopping centre in Moscow.

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22 January 2020

Art is the Gift of Angels: A new instalment of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s Hermitage TV series

The cultural TV channel Russia-K has broadcast the latest programme in the authorial series by Hermitage Director Mikhail Piotrovsky – “Art is the Gift of Angels”.

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A Word from the Director

    • 30 Jun 2021

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Art is a good litmus test

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    • 26 May 2021

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Where confrontation comes from

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    • 1 May 2021

      Mikhail Piotrovsky's interview with the Echo of Moscow radio station on the programme “Time Not Gone By”

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The Hermitage Museum Blog

    • 16 Jun 2021

      Results of the children’s art competition “Encounters in the Hermitage: Triumph, Victory and Celebration in Ancient Greece and Rome”

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    • 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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