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5 December 2019

Special event for pupils of remedial schools “The Theatre. A Game of Imagination”

On 4 December 2019, the Large Hall of the State Hermitage’s Schools Centre was the setting for a special festive event “The Theatre. A Game of Imagination” for children with special mental developmental needs that was prepared for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) and t

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4 December 2019

Opening of the exhibition ‘For Service and Bravery’. 250 Years of the Military Order of St George

On 4 December 2019, the exhibition ‘For Service and Bravery’. 250 Years of the Military Order of St George began working in the St George Hall of the Winter Palace.

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4 December 2019

Latest session of the Weaponry Seminar

On 28 November 2019, the participants of the Weaponry Seminar gathered in the State Hermitage for their latest session.

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2 December 2019

“Happy Birthday, Hermitage!” Family Festival

This year, the Hermitage Days celebrations began on 1 December 2019 with a “Happy Birthday, Hermitage!” family festival.

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2 December 2019

The latest Archaeological Session held in the State Hermitage

On 28 and 29 November 2019, the latest Archaeological Session was held in the State Hermitage. These annual gatherings traditionally assess the work accomplished by expeditions in the past field season and outline plans for the coming year.

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2 December 2019

Internet Encounter with Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky

On 2 December 2019, the Rest Zone in the Rastrelli Gallery was the setting for the traditional Internet encounter with Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage. The Internet conversation marks the start of the Hermitage Days that this year will continue until 9 December

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29 November 2019

The State Hermitage and the Smolensk Diamonds Jewellery Group Hold a Joint Event

On 28 November 2019, the Armorial Hall was the venue for an evening devoted to the long-standing collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Smolensk Diamonds Jewellery Group.

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28 November 2019

14th Dialogue of Cultures forum for young journalists

On 26 and 27 November 2019, the 14th “Dialogue of Cultures” International Media Forum for young journalists was held in the Hermitage.

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27 November 2019

International seminar on “Strategies and Methods of Presenting Architectural Projects”

On 25 November 2019, the lecture hall of the State Hermitage was the venue for an international seminar devoted to strategies and methods of presenting architectural projects. In recent times, architectural design work has undergone significant changes with the advances in digital technologies and i

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26 November 2019

The State Hermitage, Syria’s Directorate-General for Antiquities and Museums, and the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Material Culture sign collaboration agreements

On 25 November 2019, in the Syrian Directorate-General for Antiquities and Museums, agreements were signed on collaboration between the Directorate-General and the Hermitage and the Directorate-General and the Saint Petersburg-based Institute of Material Culture. Both agreements are a tangible step

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26 November 2019

Mikhail Piotrovsky in Damascus

On 25 November 2019, in Damascus, within the framework of the Day of the Culture of Syria, Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, and Mahmoud Hammoud, Director General of Syria’s Antiquities and Museums, signed an agreement on collaboration in the restoration of the monuments o

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26 November 2019

International Scholarly Conference on “Antiquities of East Europe, South Asia and South Siberia in the context of connections and interactions within the Eurasian cultural space (new data and concepts)”

On 18–22 November 2019, an international scholarly conference on “Antiquities of East Europe, South Asia and South Siberia in the context of connections and interactions within the Eurasian cultural space (new data and concepts)” was held in Saint Petersburg under the auspices of the State Hermitage

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25 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “The Bolshoi Theatre in the Artist’s Book”

On 22 November 2019, the exhibition “The Bolshoi Theatre in the Artist’s Book” was formally opened in the Foyer of the Hermitage Theatre. The exhibition presents a series of four new books that have been created as part of a joint project with the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and are dev

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22 November 2019

Winterreise. Sentimental Suite

On 21 November 2019, Dmitry Sirotkin’s exhibition “Winterreise. Sentimental Suite” was formally opened in the General Staff building. This is the first project in a new series of exhibitions of State Hermitage photographers.

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22 November 2019

Seminar on “Visitors and Visitor Numbers. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”. As part of the round table on “The Museum and Problems of Cultural Tourism”

On 22 November 2019, as part of the ongoing round table on “The Museum and Problems of Cultural Tourism”, the State Hermitage hosted a seminar on “Visitors and Visitor Numbers. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”.

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21 November 2019

“I have turned my only face...” Paintings by Adrian Ghenie

On 20 November 2019, the exhibition “I have turned my only face...” Paintings by Adrian Ghenie opened in the General Staff building of the State Hermitage. It is intended to acquaint museum visitors with one of Europe’s most successful young artists.

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21 November 2019

Hermitage Day in Turku 2019. Museums developing cities

On 20 November 2019, a Hermitage Day was held for the first time in the western Finnish city of Turku. Its central event was a conference devoted to the role and significance of museums in modern-day cities.

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20 November 2019

“Personalities from Peter the Great’s Time” 2019

On 19 and 20 November 2019, the Great Hall of the Menshikov Palace was the venue for the latest annual conference “Personalities from Peter the Great’s Time”. The conference is devoted to exploring various aspects of the study of the history and culture of the era when Peter I reigned in Russia (168

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19 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Livre d’Artiste: from Pierre Bonnard to Andy Warhol. A gift from Mark Bashmakov to the State Hermitage”

On 19 November 2019, the exhibition “Livre d’Artiste: from Pierre Bonnard to Andy Warhol” was formally opened in the General Staff building.

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16 November 2019

The 8th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum has ended

16 November 2019, the last working day of the Cultural Forum opened with a whole series of significant events.

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A Word from the Director

    • 18 Nov 2019

      The Madonna versus the Peacock

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    • 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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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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