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15 November 2019

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Heraldic Service of Russia. 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum. Round table on “Heraldry as a means of communication”

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Heraldic Service of Russia attached to the President of the Russian Federation, on 15 November 2019 a round-table discussion on “Heraldry as a means of communication” was held in the State Hermitage as part of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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15 November 2019

China – the Guest Country of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

On 14 November 2019, a series of events took place in the Hermitage that were connected with China, which has this year become the guest country of the 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

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11 November 2019

Hermitage Days in Omsk. Master class on the restoration and conservation of works of applied art made of organic materials

On 9 and 10 November 2019, as part of the Hermitage Days in the Omsk Regional Vrubel Museum of Fine Arts, members of staff from the State Hermitage’s Laboratory for the Scientific Restoration of Items Made from Organic Materials gave a master class on restoration and conservation for colleagues from

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8 November 2019

The Hermitage at the “Denkmal Russia-Moscow” international specialist exhibition

From 5 to 7 November 2019, the State Hermitage participated in the 5th international specialist exhibition “Denkmal Russia-Moscow” devoted to the preservation, use and popularization of cultural heritage and museum technology that was held at the Gostiny Dvor in Moscow.

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8 November 2019

President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan visit the Hermitage–Siberia Centre in Omsk

On 7 November 2019, in the course of the 16th Forum on International Cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan went to the newly-opened Hermitage–Siberia Centre in Omsk.

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8 November 2019

Iskusny Glagol Prize Ceremony in Omsk

On 8 November 2019, the Hermitage–Siberia Centre in Omsk was the venue of the awards ceremony for the winners of the regional stage of the 4th Iskusny Glagol [“Artful Word”] inter-regional competition for mass media and journalists that cover culture and art.

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7 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Leonardo and the Litta Madonna” at the Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

On 7 November 2019, the exhibition “Leonardo and the Litta Madonna” began running at the Museo Poldi Pezzoli in Milan. Its central exhibit is a work from the collection of the State Hermitage.

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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

The fountains are working again in the Pavilion Hall

On 28 October 2019, the marble fountains in the Pavilion Hall began working again after a lengthy interruption.

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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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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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