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6 November 2019

The Hermitage at Galeria. Entertaining Tales of Prince Potemkin

On 5 November 2019, the presentation took place at the Galeria shopping and entertainment centre of a new joint project between the Hermitage and the Galeria mall – “Entertaining Tales of Prince Potemkin”.

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1 November 2019

The Vladimir Levinson-Lessing Memorial Readings

On 30 and 31 October 2017, the State Hermitage held the latest Readings dedicated to the memory of Vladimir Frantsevich Levinson-Lessing (1893–1972).

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1 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “A Masterpiece from the Hermitage. Correggio’s Portrait of a Lady” in Reggio Emilia, Italy

On 23 October 2019, the exhibition “A Masterpiece from the Hermitage. Correggio’s Portrait of a Lady” opened at the Chiostri di San Pietro in the Italian city of Reggio Emilia.

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31 October 2019

Opening of the exhibition “ ‘Сolor, Humor, Rhythm.’ Books Illustrated by Joan Miró from the Collection of Mark Bashmakov”

On 31 October 2019, the exhibition “ ‘Сolor, Humor, Rhythm.’ Books Illustrated by Joan Miró from the Collection of Mark Bashmakov” was formally opened in the General Staff building of the State Hermitage.

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30 October 2019

Once more about the Hermitage’s social policy

In recent times, there has once more been active discussion of the prices of museum tickets in the media, and, yet again, inexactitudes, to put it mildly, are being put about with regard to the State Hermitage. The full picture of the pricing, or to be more exact, social policy of one of the world’s

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29 October 2019

New instalment of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s TV series

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

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29 October 2019

International conference on “The Cultural Layer and the Reconstruction of the Structure of Stone Age Settlements”

On 17 and 18 October 2019, the State Hermitage hosted an international conference on “The Cultural Layer and the Reconstruction of the Structure of Stone Age Settlements” that marked the 85th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Mikhailovich Miklayev.

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28 October 2019

Hermitage Day in Beijing

On 21 October 2019, a Hermitage Day was held in Beijing. The Hermitage–China project has been advancing for several years now and is acquiring ever greater significance for Sino-Russian relations.

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25 October 2019

Winners of the Iskusny Glagol prize announced in Kazan

On 24 October 2019, the journalists who won the Iskusny Glagol prize received their awards at the Hermitage–Kazan exhibition centre.

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25 October 2019

Hermitage Days in Kazan 2019

On 24 October 2019, the Hermitage Days began running in the Hermitage–Kazan exhibition centre.

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25 October 2019

Discussion of “The Integration of Museum and Higher Educational Institution” within the collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Herzen University

On 23 October 2019, the State Hermitage’s Sector for Work with Volunteers participated in a live programme at the Herzen TV studio.

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25 October 2019

Day of the Culture of Ossetia in the State Hermitage

On 24 October 2019, the Hermitage held a Day of the Culture of Ossetia, marking the 270th anniversary of the first Ossetian embassy in Saint Petersburg.

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24 October 2019

Meeting of the Russian and Dutch participants in the International Youth Consultative Board of the Museum 15/24 project

On 19–22 October 2019, Russian and Dutch young people came together in St Petersburg to hold the first joint session of the International Youth Consultative Board (IYCB) of the Russian-Dutch project Museum 15/24.

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24 October 2019

Latest session of the seminar “Heraldry – an ancillary historical discipline”

On 23 October 2019, the latest session of the seminar “Heraldry – an ancillary historical discipline” took place.

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23 October 2019

Signing of a letter of intent between the State Hermitage and Gazprom EP International

On 23 October 2019, the Council Hall was the setting for the signing of a letter of intent between the State Hermitage and Gazprom EP International. The agreement was signed by Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, and Andrey Stepanovich Fick, Managing Director of G

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21 October 2019

Opening of the exhibition ““A JOY FOR ALL THE SENSES. 16th–19th-Century Western European Still Lifes from the Collection of the State Hermitage” in Orenburg

On 18 October 2019, the exhibition “A JOY FOR ALL THE SENSES. 16th–19th-Century Western European Still Lifes from the Collection of the State Hermitage” was formally opened at the Orenburg Regional Museum of Fine Arts.

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18 October 2019

Mikhail Piotrovsky’s visit to Saudi Arabia

On 14 October 2019, as part of the state visit to Saudi Arabia made by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, the Director of the State Hermitage, Mikhail Piotrovsky, participated in a Russian-Saudi economic council where investment in culture was among the matters discussed.

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15 October 2019

Weaponry Seminar

On 11 October 2019, the latest session of the Weaponry Seminar took place in the State Hermitage.

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15 October 2019

Training course in Yekaterinburg under the Hermitage School of Restoration programme

From 5 to 15 October 2019, Yekaterinburg is the venue for the training course in “Conducting Pre-Restoration Laboratory Studies. Part 2”, the aim of which is to increase the professional skills of restorers in the Urals, to provide instruction, help with methodology and consultations.

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15 October 2019

Round Table “Vasily Stasov and His Time. Marking the 250th Anniversary of His Birth”

On 11 October 2019, as part of the “They served the Hermitage” project, the State Hermitage held a round table conference on “Vasily Stasov and His Time. Marking the 250th Anniversary of His Birth”.

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A Word from the Director

    • 30 Oct 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: How to take our culture to the world.

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    • 4 Oct 2019

      A museum's place is midway between a temple and Disneyland

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    • 23 Sep 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: There were exchanges between Russian and American museums even during the Cold War

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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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