The Hermitage News

Select Category:

Select
  • Search result type
  • What type of news are you interested in?
  • Select Dates
16 February 2021

The Hermitage Recitals of the Leonid Yakobson Theatre project

The State Hermitage and the State Academic Yakobson Ballet Theatre under the leadership of Merited Artist of Russia Andrian Fadeyev announce the launch of a joint project – a series of educational performances entitled “Hermitage Recitals of the Leonid Yakobson Theatre” on the stage of the Hermitage

Read on
15 February 2021

Readings in Memory of Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky

On 14 February, the Hermitage marks the birthday of Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky (1908–1990), an academician, outstanding archaeologist and Orientalist, who was head of the State Hermitage for over two decades.

Read on
9 February 2021

The Hermitage informs. The House of Faberge

The State Hermitage Museum is carrying out a staged inquiry into the background of pieces in the exhibition "Faberge - Jeweller of the Imperial Court."

Read on
5 February 2021

Publication of Liudmila Daydova’s book on Greco-Roman sculpture

The State Hermitage Publishing House has bought out a new book – Greko-Rimskaia skul’ptura v sobrannii Ermitazha [Greco-Roman Sculpture in the Hermitage Collection] (Saint Petersburg, 2020 – 392 pp., illus.).

Read on
3 February 2021

A Virtual Time Machine on the Hermitage Website

Thanks to modern technology, a visit to the unique exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders” has become possible at any time of the day or night, from anywhere around the globe. Now, in order to see all the treasures currently on show in the Manege of the Small Hermitage you only need to hav

Read on
22 January 2021

A Gift from the Hermitage for Saint Tatiana’s Day

The Hermitage extends its best wishes for Saint Tatiana’s Day – the Day of Students. To mark the main day celebrating students in Russia, the museum has prepared a present – students will have the opportunity to visit the General Staff building free of charge.

Read on
21 January 2021

Presentation by Alexander Ivanov to accompany the exhibition “Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court”

On 21 January 2021, in the Council Hall of the State Hermitage, Alexander Nikolayevich Ivanov, an art collector and General Director of the Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden, gave a presentation devoted to the exhibition “Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court”.

Read on
21 January 2021

More than 3,500 people visited the exhibition of a Renoir painting in Kaluga

On 10 January 2021, the exhibition “Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at the Piano” completed its run at the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts, where the great Impressionist’s painting had been on display since 9 October 2020.

Read on
20 January 2021

Tickets now available for guided tours of the exhibition “The Hermitage in the General Staff Building. Twenty Years of Exhibitions” with viewing of the displays in the General Staff building

From 20 January 2021, the official website of the State Hermitage tickets.hermitagemuseum.org is selling tickets for a guided tour of the temporary exhibition “The Hermitage in the General Staff Building.

Read on
14 January 2021

The State Hermitage informs

Following the appearance of various publications in the media relating to the temporary exhibition “Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court”, we are presenting one published on the Internet site Fontaka.ru entitled “Vulgar Forgeries” and also publishing the complete text of the foreword to the exhib

Read on
30 December 2020

The ILIM Group has supported the exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders”

On 11 November 2020, the major exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders” began running in the Manege of the Small Hermitage.

Read on
30 December 2020

The Hermitage has launched a version of its website for people with visual impairments

In December 2020, the State Hermitage presented a version of its website for people with visual impairments. As part of ensuring that the website is accessible to the widest possible audience, including people with special needs, the site has been adapted for partially sighted users.

Read on
28 December 2020

A new issue of the Official Newspaper of the State Hermitage has come out

В декабре 2020 года в свет вышел новый номер Официальной газеты Государственного Эрмитажа.

Read on
26 December 2020

Formal opening of the exhibition “A Mirror of the East. Japanese Art of the Edo Period (1603–1868) from the collection of the State Hermitage”

On 25 December 2020, an exhibition of works of Japanese art from the collection of the State Hermitage opened at the Hermitage–Vyborg centre.

Read on
25 December 2020

Formal opening of the exhibition “Decorative Minimalism. ‘The Thaw’ in Soviet Porcelain”, the latest in the Christmas Gift cycle

On 25 December 2020, the exhibition “Decorative Minimalism. ‘The Thaw’ in Soviet Porcelain”, the latest in the Christmas Gift cycle, was formally opened in the State Hermitage. The exhibition has been organized by the State Hermitage with the participation of the Imperial Porcelain Factory joint-sto

Read on
23 December 2020

“Saint Raphael’s Day”. 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 – “Saint Raphael’s Day”.

Read on
23 December 2020

The Hermitage Brings New Year Greetings to Children with Special Needs

On 18 December 2020, members of staff from the Hermitage’s School Centre conveyed the museum’s best wishes for the coming New Year to pupils of Saint Petersburg schools No 370, 34, 33 and 522 for children with health-related disabilities.

Read on
22 December 2020

The State Hermitage and Proctor & Gamble launch the joint programme “The Hermitage Next to You”

On 22 December 2020, in an online press conference organized on the PBK portal, Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, and Sotirios Marinidis, Vice President and General Manager for Eastern Europe at Procter & Gamble, announced the start of a joint programme entitled “The Hermi

Read on
22 December 2020

Mikhail Piotrovsky took part in an online conference on “Big brands and art. A love marriage or one of convenience?”

On 22 December 2020, an online press conference was held on the rbc.ru platform under the title “Big brands and art. A love marriage or one of convenience?” and devoted to the announcement of the partnership between the State Hermitage and Proctor & Gamble – the launch of the joint programme “The He

Read on
21 December 2020

The State Hermitage informs

On 21 December 2020, maintenance is being carried out on the State Hermitage website tickets.hermitagemuseum.org.

Read on

A Word from the Director

    • 30 Jun 2021

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Art is a good litmus test

      Read on
    • 26 May 2021

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Where confrontation comes from

      Read on
    • 1 May 2021

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

      Read on

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”

      Read on
    • 3 Aug 2018

      The Hermitage at the VK Fest 2018

      Read on
    • 26 Jul 2017

      The Hermitage at the VK Fest

      Read on