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21 November 2018

New publication: Ye.N. Khodza, “Ancient Terracottas from the Collection of P.A. Saburov”

The State Hermitage is presenting Yelena Khodza’s book Antichnye terakoty iz sobraniia P.A. Saburova [Ancient Terracottas from the Collection of P.A. Saburov] (St Petersburg: State Hermitage Publishing House, 2018. 368 pp., ill.)

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21 November 2018

Day of Africa in the Hermitage

On 20 November 2018, the Hermitage held its first Day of Africa, timed to mark the 60th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Guinea.

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20 November 2018

The State Hermitage informs

Some time ago our French partners and colleagues urged the Hermitage to engage in a joint project with Jean-Luc Godard, who has shown an interest in museum subjects in recent times.

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20 November 2018

A.V. Sivkov, “The Palaces of the Hermitage in the Soviet Period”

The State Hermitage is presenting a book by Alexander Sivkov – Dvortsy Ermitazha v sovetskii period [The Palaces of the Hermitage in the Soviet Period] (St Petersburg, State Hermitage Publishing House, 2018. 550 pp., ill.). The introduction on the life and career of the architect A.V. Sivkov and sch

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19 November 2018

The 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum ends

On 17 November 2018, the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum came to an end.

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19 November 2018

7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum. Round table on “Heraldry in Everyday Life”

On 16 November 2018, as part of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, a round-table discussion was held in the State Hermitage on “Heraldry in Everyday Life”.

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16 November 2018

Round Table on “The Museum and the Law” 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

On 15 November 2018, as part of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, a round-table discussion was held in the General Staff building of the Hermitage on ”The Museum and the Law” devoted to problems in the interaction between museums and legislation and possible means of resolving t

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16 November 2018

Round Table on “Museums and the Accessibility of Collections”. 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

On 16 November 2018, as part of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, a round table was held in the General Staff building of the Hermitage on “Museums and the Accessibility of Collections” for discussion of the creation and development of branches and satellite museums.

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16 November 2018

Round Table on “Inclusive Practices in Museums”

On 15 November, the Hermitage’s counsel Paul was the setting for a roundtable discussion on “Inclusive Practices in Museums” as part of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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16 November 2018

Intellectual Marathon “Here and Now. How Contemporary Is Contemporary Art‽”

On 15 November 2018, as part of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, the General Staff building of the State Hermitage became the setting for an intellectual marathon entitled “Here and Now. How Contemporary Is Contemporary Art‽”.

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16 November 2018

General Meeting of the Union of Museums of Russia

On 14 November 2018, as part of the programme for the Museums section of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, a general meeting of the Union of Museums of Russia was held in the Hermitage Theatre.

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16 November 2018

Gala Evening for the opening of the 28th season of the Worldwide Club of Petersburgers and the 5th anniversary of the State Hermitage’s Official Hotel

On 15 November 2018, the Worldwide Club of Petersburgers opened its 28th season. The gala evening took place in the Official Hotel of the State Hermitage and marked the hotel’s own fifth anniversary, as well as the start of the conference “Saint Petersburg – a modern centre of world culture and soci

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15 November 2018

The State Hermitage informs

During the holding of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum from 15 to 17 November 2018, the State Hermitage will work as usual for visitors with entry by ticket. Information about the procedure for the purchase of tickets and guided tours can be found on the official museum website.

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15 November 2018

Opening of the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

On 15 November 2018, the General Staff building of the State Hermitage was the setting for the formal opening of the7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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15 November 2018

New instalment of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s TV programme Hermitage: “In whose chair is Voltaire sitting?”

On 13 November 2018, the TV channel Russia-K broadcast the latest programme in the authorial series by Hermitage Director Mikhail Piotrovsky – “In whose chair is Voltaire sitting?”.

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15 November 2018

Italy is a guest country at the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum. Press conference at the Italian embassy in Moscow

On 13 November 2018, a press conference took place at the Italian embassy in Moscow devoted to the Italian programme at the 7th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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12 November 2018

The Hermitage hosts the VKontakte Hackathon 2018

From 9 to 11 November 2018, the General Staff building of the Hermitage was the venue for the VKontakte Hackathon, the largest competition for programmers and developers in Russia. This was the first time a hackathon of such size had been held in a museum. More than 400 people in 120 teams took part

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12 November 2018

Hermitage Friends view the exhibition “Robert Walpole and His Collection”

On 9 November 2018, members of the Hermitage friends’ club were invited to the Menshikov Palace so as to independently visit the temporary exhibition “Robert Walpole and His Collection”.

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8 November 2018

Opening of the exhibition “A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection” in the Louvre

On 4 November 2018, the exhibition “A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection” organized jointly by the Musée du Louvre and the State Hermitage opened at the Louvre in Paris. The collection of Giampietro Campana, Marchese di Cavelli, (1808–1880) was justly reckoned one of the most significa

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4 November 2018

Hermitage Days in the Tver Regional Art Gallery

On 1 and 2 November 2018, Hermitage Days were held in the Tver Regional Picture Gallery for the first time. The programme of events was quite packed. A key element was the exhibition of a single work from the collection of the State Hermitage – the “Visit of the Demi-Goddess of Tver”, presenting a p

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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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