A Winter Evening in the Winter Palace
On 8 February 2011 the Youth Educational Center of the State Hermitage
Museum invited the best students of the Students Club "Hermitage"
to a Winter Evening in the Winter Palace. It is a traditional February
event to open a new academic term held in the museum after it is closed
for visitors. The main objective of this event is to show an absolutely
The evening was opened by the director of the Youth Educational Center Sophia Vladimirovna Kudryavtseva. The event included a visit to the evening Hermitage, performance by the soloists of the State Hermitage Orchestra in the palace’s state rooms.
The evening was concluded with a meeting with the head of the Laboratory for Scientific Restoration of Textile Marina Vladimirovna Denisova who told about a unique project of restoration of the beaded pictures from the Chinese Palace in Oranienbaum accomplished in the Hermitage and now represented in one of the Winter Palace halls.