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2 July 2019

Charity Gala Reception in the Winter Palace

On 29 June 2019, the 14th traditional charity reception took place in the Winter Palace. Its main theme was Russia’s Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, where the State Hermitage is acting as curator this year.

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1 July 2019

The State Hermitage informs

Reports have appeared in the media that the copy of Peter Paul Rubens’s Deposition (or Entombment of Christ) which was transferred from the State Hermitage to the Irbit State Museum of Fine Art in 1976 is actually a work by Rubens himself.

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1 July 2019

Presentation of a Gift from the M.T. Abraham Foundation to the State Hermitage

On 28 June 2019, the Council Hall was the setting for the presentation of a gift donated to the State Hermitage from the M.T. Abraham Foundation. The evening event was timed to mark the tenth anniversary of the Foundation’s collaboration with the Hermitage and also the 70th anniversary of the founda

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28 June 2019

Opening of the exhibition “A Matron’s Casket. Roman-Era Jewellery from the collection of the State Hermitage” in Vladivostok

On 28 June 2019, the exhibition “A Matron’s Casket. Roman-Era Jewellery from the collection of the State Hermitage” was formally opened at the Maritime State Picture Gallery in Vladivostok.

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28 June 2019

Joint Event of the State Hermitage and Gazprom

On 27 June 2019, the General Staff building was the venue for a joint event of the State Hermitage and the public joint-stock company Gazprom.

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27 June 2019

International conference on “Heritage Interpretation: the Power of Storytelling in Museums”

On 27 June 2019, an international conference on “Heritage Interpretation: the Power of Storytelling in Museums”, organized by ICOM Russia and the State Hermitage, opened at the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre.

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26 June 2019

New instalment of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s TV series Hermitage: “In Search of the Fourth Dimension”

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

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21 June 2019

The Mayor of Yerevan visits the Hermitage

On 20 June 2019, as part of the Days of Yerevan in St Petersburg, a delegation from Armenia headed by Hayk Marutyan visited the State Hermitage.

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21 June 2019

Opening of the exhibition “The Morozov Brothers. Great Russian Collectors”

On 20 June 2019, the formal opening of the exhibition “The Morozov Brothers. Great Russian Collectors” took place in the General Staff building, The large display contains almost 150 paintings from the collections of Mikhail and Ivan Morozov that by the will of fate have ended up in different museum

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18 June 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Shchukin. Biography of a Collection” at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow

On 17 June 2019, the opening of the exhibition “Shchukin. Biography of a Collection” took place at the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow.

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18 June 2019

For the exhibition “The Morozov Brothers. Great Russian Collectors” Ivan Morozov’s Music Salon has been recreated

On 18 June 2019, in the General Staff building of the State Hermitage, the presentation took place of the White Hall (Music Salon) of Ivan Morozov’s Moscow mansion that has been specially recreated for the exhibition. It was for that hall that Maurice Denis created the Story of Psyche cycle of decor

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17 June 2019

The Alchemy of the Image: Max Ernst’s Books from the Collection of Mark Bashmakov

On 14 June 2019, the exhibition “The Alchemy of the Image: Max Ernst’s Books from the Collection of Mark Bashmakov” opened in the General Staff building of the State Hermitage.

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15 June 2019

Государственный Эрмитаж информирует

Глубокоуважаемые посетители!

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15 June 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Max Ernst. The Paris Years”

On 14 June 2019, the exhibition “Max Ernst. The Paris Years” was formally opened in the Twelve-Column Hall of the New Hermitage. It has been organized by the State Hermitage with the support of the Hermitage Foundation UK.

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14 June 2019

Italian President Sergio Mattarella visited the exhibition of the Benois Madonna in Fabriano

On 12 June 2019, Sergio Mattarella, the President of the Italian Republic, and Alberto Bonisoli, the Minister of Culture, visited Fabriano for the opening of the 13th Creative Cities Network Annual Conference, organized by UNESCO with the support of the Goodwill Ambassador Maria Francesca Merloni, a

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11 June 2019

Memorandum of collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Korneli Kekelidze Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts

On 11 June 2019, the Council Hall was the setting for the signing of a Memorandum of collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Korneli Kekelidze Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts. The agreement was signed by Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, and Za

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11 June 2019

Award Ceremony for Participants of the Soviet-Yemeni Multidisciplinary Expedition

On 11 June 2019, the Council Hall of the State Hermitage was the setting for the presentation of awards expressing gratitude to participants of the Soviet-Yemeni Multidisciplinary Expedition.

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10 June 2019

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping visit the State Hermitage

On 6 June 2019, Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, and Xi Jinping, the President of the People's Republic of China, visited the State Hermitage, where they acquainted themselves with the display of Italian Renaissance art.

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10 June 2019

International Vexillological Symposium IN HOC SIGNO VINCES

On 16–18 May, the State Hermitage was the venue for the latest international vexillological symposium IN HOC SIGNO VINCES. The symposium is held on a regular basis, moving from country to country, and is devoted to the study of flags, banners, standards and other insignia, the history of their origi

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6 June 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Artificial Intelligence and the Dialogue of Cultures”

On 6 June 2019 the exhibition “Artificial Intelligence and the Dialogue of Cultures” opened in the General Staff building. It is devoted to the artistic possibilities of artificial intelligence and presents works by fourteen artists and creative teams from ten different countries.

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A Word from the Director

    • 21 Oct 2020

      Mikhail Piotrovsky’s interview with the radio station Echo of Moscow: The life of the museum in the time of COVID – exhibitions, current and future

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    • 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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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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