Continuation of the joint project of the State
Hermitage and the
On 22 October, 2008 in St. Petersburg the State Hermitage and the
This project has been launched in 2007, and owing to it a new page in the partnership
between the State Hermitage and the
Certainly, it became an effective contribution to preservation and augmentation
of cultural heritage of Russia especially because the 21st Century
Museum is called to become
The given project has been declared as the
On 22 October, 2008 in the General Staff building a press conference
took place in which Director of the State Hermitage Mikhail Piotrovsky
and representatives of the
During the press conference the partners have declared one more unique initiative which will be carried out within the limits of the given program.
On 1 October the All-Russian competition for schoolchildren
What should be the 21st Century Museum?
How it is possible and it is necessary to show collections of world classical art and modern artists?
And the most important question is how to make so that those who once have come to the Museum would want to return there once again.
In March, 2009 winners of regional competitions can visit a cradle of Russian culture - the city of St. Petersburg, and certainly to be inspired of new scientific researches by knowledges and emotions which have been received as a result of excursions in halls of the State Hermitage.
And the most important! - Every schoolchild from the age
The regional tour will be prolonged till December 1, 2008.
For years of cooperation, owing to joint activity
For these years a total sum of the carried out and declared social investments of the Company in joint programs with the State Hermitage has made more than 35 million roubles.
Among global problems which are regarded as of paramount importance at realization
of joint partner projects of the State Hermitage and the
Among concrete results of the joint activity, certainly, the most significant
ones are to be considered granting of equipment for the Laboratory of Tempera
Painting scientific restoration
Exactly this time the program “Preserving Cultural Heritage Together” within the scope of celebrating the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg has appeared, the interest to this program has not exhausted till today.
At the moment this program has transformed to the grandiose joint