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16 October 2020

Mikhail Piotrovsky’s Press Conference at the Interfax News Agency

On 15 October 2020, Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, gave a press conference at the Interfax news agency in an online regime. The topic of the gathering, entitled “Cultural Immunity”, was the life of the Hermitage during the pandemic.

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14 October 2020

“Raphael in Black and White”. 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 – “Raphael in Black and White”.

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14 October 2020

Guided tours of the exhibition “Zhang Huan. In the Ashes of History” coupled with independent viewing of displays in the Main Museum Complex

From 14 October 2020, the State Hermitage will be offering guided tours of the temporary exhibition “Zhang Huan. In the Ashes of History” combined with the opportunity for participants to then independently view the displays of the Main Museum Complex that belong to Fixed Route № 1.

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12 October 2020

17th Baltic Star Awards Ceremony

On 12 October 2020, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for the 17th annual awards ceremony of the Baltic Star, an international prize for the development and strengthening of links in the humanities among the countries of the Baltic region.

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10 October 2020

Mikhail Piotrovsky took part in an international discussion on museums in the 21st century

On 8 October 2020, the British radio station BBC Radio 3 broadcast a worldwide discussion about museums in the 21st century whose participants were Mikhail Piotrovsky, President of the Union of Museums of Russia and General Director of the State Hermitage, Chong Siak Ching, CEO of the National Galle

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9 October 2020

Opening of the exhibition “Art Deco Figurines from the Collections of Sergey Morozov and Evgeny Gerasimov”

On 9 October 2020, the exhibition “Art Deco Figurines from the Collections of Sergey Morozov and Evgeny Gerasimov” was formally opened in the Blue Bedroom of the Winter Palace. It features 56 exquisite statuettes and small sculptural groups created in the 1920s and ’30s by artists based in France, G

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9 October 2020

Hermitage Days in Kaluga 2020

On 9 October 2020, the Hermitage Days formally opened in Kaluga. In keeping with tradition, they are based at the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts.

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8 October 2020

Presentation of the Nicholas Roerich International Prize at the State Hermitage

On 8 October 2020, the Council Hall of the State Hermitage was the venue for the Nicholas Roerich Prize awards ceremony.

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5 October 2020

Students’ Day in the Hermitage

On 4 October 2020, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for the traditional Students’ Day, a celebration held on the first Sunday in October to mark the opening of the new educational season in the State Hermitage’s Youth Centre.

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29 September 2020

We invite journalists to enter for the Iskusny Glagol Prize

Entries are now being accepted for the 5th inter-regional Iskusny Glagol [“Artful Word”] Prize in memory of Vladimir Matveyev that is awarded to journalists and mass media covering culture.

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29 September 2020

Opening of the exhibition “Catherine the Great’s Romance with Stone. Glyptic Art from the Collection of the State Hermitage” in Vladivostok

On 25 September 2020, during the Hermitage Days in Vladivostok, the exhibition “Catherine the Great’s Romance with Stone. Glyptic Art from the Collection of the State Hermitage” opened at the Primorye (Maritime) State Picture Gallery.

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23 September 2020

Hermitage Days in Vladivostok 2020. Master class in the Basics of Using Analytical Scientific Methods of Study in Restoration

From 21 to 23 September 2020, in the course of the Hermitage Days in Vladivostok, a master class in the Basics of Using Analytical Scientific Methods of Study in Restoration was held as part of the “Preserving Cultural Heritage Together” project operated jointly by the Hermitage and the Coca-Cola sy

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21 September 2020

Hermitage Days in Vladivostok 2020

On 21 September 2020, the Hermitage Days in Vladivostok opened in the Primorye (Maritime) State Picture Gallery.

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17 September 2020

Opening of the exhibition “Tiepolo – Venice in the North” at the Sinebrychoff Art Museum, part of the Finnish National Gallery

On 16 September 2020, the exhibition “Tiepolo – Venice in the North” opened at the Sinebrychoff Art Museum, part of the Finnish National Gallery. This is the Hermitage’s first exhibition abroad after a lengthy interval of time.

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16 September 2020

“Lk 15, 11–32. Rembrandt. Dedication, Alexander Sokurov.” Opening of the exhibition

On 15 September 2020, the exhibition “Lk 15, 11–32. Rembrandt. Dedication, Alexander Sokurov” opened in the State Hermitage.

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16 September 2020

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of a Hermitage-Caucasus cultural and educational centre

On 16 September 2020, a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of a Hermitage-Caucasus cultural and educational centre was signed in the State Hermitage.

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10 September 2020

The Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky Prize

Saint Petersburg State University has instituted a prize named in honour of Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky. The official resolution was issued on 9 September 2020.

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10 September 2020

Discussion: “Museums of the World: the New Reality Online and Offline”

On 9 September 2020, the multimedia press centre of the international information agency Russia Today became the venue for an international online discussion on the topic of “Museums of the World: the New Reality Online and Offline” organized by the multimedia service Okko.

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9 September 2020

“Zhang Huan. In the Ashes of History” Opening of the Exhibition

On 8 September 2020, the exhibition “Zhang Huan. In the Ashes of History” opened at the State Hermitage. This is the first personal exhibition in Russia of Zhang Huan, one of the most famous contemporary Chinese artists.

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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

    • 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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