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21 May 2019

Visit of Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the State Hermitage

On 21 May 2019, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam paid a visit to the State Hermitage.

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21 May 2019

The Hermitage in the Night of Museums

On 18 May 2019, the State Hermitage as usual participated in the international Night of Museums event. The special programme took place at several of the museum’s facilities at once.

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21 May 2019

Awards Ceremony for the 20th Children’s Computer Graphics and Animation Competition “Inspired by the myth. Iphigenia in Tauris”

On 19 May 2019, the Large Hall of the School Centre was the venue for the awards ceremony honouring the winners of the 20th Children’s Computer Graphics and Animation Competition – “Inspired by the myth. Iphigenia in Tauris” devoted to the Year of the Theatre.

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20 May 2019

The Hermitage at the Venice Biennale 2019

On 8 May 2019, in the Giardini, the park that is the location of the largest national pavilions at the Venice Biennale of contemporary art, the opening of the exhibition entitled Lc. 15: 11-32 took place in the Russian pavilion. The display is entirely devoted to the Hermitage, one of the world’s la

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20 May 2019

Saint Petersburg named the Museum Capital of Russia

For International Museum Day, which is celebrated on 18 May each year, the TurStat analytical agency compiled a rating of the cities in Russia with the most interesting museums. Saint Petersburg took first place.

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20 May 2019

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

On 18 May 2019, International Museum Day, ten young people from Russia gathered at the State Hermitage to participate in the first session of the International Youth Consultative Board (IYCB) of the Russian-Dutch project Museum 15/24.

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20 May 2019

Meeting of the European part of the Bizot Group

On 16 and 17 May 2019, the Tate Modern museum in London hosted the latest meeting of the European part of the Bizot Group, an informal association of the world’s leading museums that engage in organizing international exhibitions. Mikhail Piotrovsky, the Director of the Hermitage, attended.

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20 May 2019

International Museum Day in the Hermitage. Honouring Veteran Museum Workers

Veteran Museum Workers On 20 May 2019, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for the traditional gathering devoted to International Museum Day and honouring veteran museum workers.

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20 May 2019

Conference on the Evolution of the Neolithic Cultures of Eastern Europe

On 16 May the Hermitage hosted a session as part of the conference on the Evolution of the Neolithic Cultures of Eastern Europe organized by the State Hermitage in conjunction with Samara State University of Social Sciences and Education, the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Archaeology, the

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20 May 2019

Alexander Gorodnitsky’s Concert by the New Hermitage

On 19 May 2019, Alexander Moiseyevich Gorodnitsky gave a concert by the Portico of the New Hermitage entitled “The Atlantes Hold up the Sky” – poems and songs dedicated to my native city that was organized by the State Hermitage and the Gorodnitsky Foundation for the Development and Popularization o

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17 May 2019

Treasures of the Red River. Archaeological Collections from the Museums of Vietnam

On 17 May 2019, the exhibition “Treasures of the Red River. Archaeological Collections from the Museums of Vietnam” was formally opened in the Winter Palace’s Halls of the History of Ancient Writings. It is timed to mark Ho Chi Minh’s birthday and the days of the city (formerly Saigon) now named in

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17 May 2019

The State Hermitage in the Night of Museums 2019

On 18 May 2019, the State Hermitage will as usual be participating in the international Night of Museums event. The special programme will take place at several of the museum’s facilities at once from 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm. (Ticket offices work until 10.10 pm.)

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17 May 2019

The Hermitage Gathers Friends

On 17 May 2019, 170 children gathered in the Hermitage Theatre: young patients of the children’s hospice, youngsters in the care of the rehabilitation department for oncological patients at the Solnechnoe children’s sanatorium, children from the Raisa Gorbacheva Institute for Childhood Haematology a

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17 May 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Glyptics: Past and Present”

On 16 May 2019, the exhibition “Glyptics: Past and Present” was formally opened in the Blue Bedroom of the Winter Palace.

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17 May 2019

Meeting of the Organizing Committee for Planning and Conducting the Celebrations of the 350th Anniversary of the Birth of Peter I

On 15 May 2019, the General Staff building of the State Hermitage was the venue for a meeting of the organizing committee for planning and conducting the celebrations of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Peter the Great. The event took place as part of the St Petersburg International Leg

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17 May 2019

Leonardo da Vinci’s Benois Madonna will travel to Italy

On 10 May 2019, the Castello Sforzesco, former residence of the Sforza dukes of Milan, was the venue for a press conference devoted to the holding of the 13th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference and the upcoming exhibition in the Pinacoteca Civica “Bruno Molajoli” in Fabriano, where fro

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17 May 2019

Event for Children with Hearing Impairments “Guests of the Muses”

On 15 May 2015, a celebratory event was held in the halls of Classical Antiquity for the children with hearing impairments who regularly visit the Hermitage as part of the special programme “We hear the world! A Dialogue with the Hermitage”.

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15 May 2019

Gala Banquet In The Winter Palace

This year guests at the banquet will be invited to share the atmosphere of the Russian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, curated by the Hermitage.

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30 April 2019

Visit to the State Hermitage by a delegation of the Trustees of the National Gallery (London)

On 27–29 April 2019, a delegation of Trustees of the National Gallery in London headed by the museum’s Director, Gabriele Finaldi, paid a visit to the State Hermitage.

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26 April 2019

Celebration of the Netherlands’ King’s Day and the 10th Anniversary of the Hermitage–Amsterdam Centre

On 25 April 2019, two Russian-Dutch events were celebrated at once at the Menshikov Palace – the birthday of King Willem-Alexander and the 10th anniversary of the Hermitage–Amsterdam Centre.

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A Word from the Director

    • 30 Jan 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: A Planet of White Elephants

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    • 19 Dec 2018

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: What we bring to St Petersburg

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    • 28 Nov 2018

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Investment in the Future

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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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