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3 March 2021

Symposium “The Christian historical-cultural heritage of the peoples of the Armenian Highlands and the adjacent territories”

On 3 March 2020, a symposium “The Christian historical-cultural heritage of the peoples of the Armenian Highlands and the adjacent territories”, organized by the Forum of Armenian Associations of Europe (FAAE), and dedicated to the protection of cultural monuments, was opened online.

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2 March 2021

The Hermitage–Amsterdam Exhibition Centre announced the results of its LEGO creations competition

During the period of enforced closure due to measures to counteract the spread of the coronavirus infection, the Hermitage–Amsterdam is actively pursuing a policy of engaging potential visitors in the museum’s virtual programmes.

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2 March 2021

In memoriam Valentina Trofimovna Orlova

On 28 February 2021, we lost Valentina Trofimovna Orlova, the chairwoman of the Worldwide Club of Petersburgers for an unbroken span of 30 years, the soul of a unique community of people united by their love for the Great City.

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25 February 2021

Virtual tour of the exhibition “Photographic Reproductions in the Second Half of the 19th Century. Photographs of Raphael’s Paintings in the Hermitage Collection”

The State Hermitage is now offering on its website a new virtual tour of the temporary exhibition “Photographic Reproductions in the Second Half of the 19th Century. Photographs of Raphael’s Paintings in the Hermitage Collection”.

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25 February 2021

Expansion of the Fixed Route around the General Staff Building

From 24 February 2021, the fixed route around the General Staff building of the State Hermitage includes the permanent displays on Floor 2 – “Art of the Art Nouveau Era” and “The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire”.

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22 February 2021

“Art Dialogues: Living Heritage and Inspiring Future” Conference

On 21 February 2021, the Hermitage and Maison Cartier held an international online conference entitled “Art Dialogues: Living Heritage and Inspiring Future” in the General Staff building that was timed to coincide with the opening of the exhibition “Cartier: Passing on Heritage and Savoir-Faire. Mas

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20 February 2021

Opening of the exhibition “Cartier: Passing on Heritage and Savoir-Faire. Masterpieces from the Hermitage Museum and Cartier Collection”

On 20 February 2021, an exhibition devoted to the fifth anniversary of a joint restoration project between the State Hermitage and Maison Cartier, the French jeweller, was formally opened in the Picket Hall of the Winter Palace (Hall 196).

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17 February 2021

Presentation by Igor Malkiel as part of the House of Fabergé project

On 17 February 2021, Igor Karlovich Malkiel, head of the museum’s Laboratory for the Scientific Restoration of Precious and Archaeological Metals, gave a presentation in online format from the State Hermitage.

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16 February 2021

The Hermitage Recitals of the Leonid Yakobson Theatre project

The State Hermitage and the State Academic Yakobson Ballet Theatre under the leadership of Merited Artist of Russia Andrian Fadeyev announce the launch of a joint project – a series of educational performances entitled “Hermitage Recitals of the Leonid Yakobson Theatre” on the stage of the Hermitage

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15 February 2021

Readings in Memory of Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky

On 14 February, the Hermitage marks the birthday of Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky (1908–1990), an academician, outstanding archaeologist and Orientalist, who was head of the State Hermitage for over two decades.

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9 February 2021

The Hermitage informs. The House of Faberge

The State Hermitage Museum is carrying out a staged inquiry into the background of pieces in the exhibition "Faberge - Jeweller of the Imperial Court."

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5 February 2021

Publication of Liudmila Daydova’s book on Greco-Roman sculpture

The State Hermitage Publishing House has bought out a new book – Greko-Rimskaia skul’ptura v sobrannii Ermitazha [Greco-Roman Sculpture in the Hermitage Collection] (Saint Petersburg, 2020 – 392 pp., illus.).

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3 February 2021

A Virtual Time Machine on the Hermitage Website

Thanks to modern technology, a visit to the unique exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders” has become possible at any time of the day or night, from anywhere around the globe. Now, in order to see all the treasures currently on show in the Manege of the Small Hermitage you only need to hav

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21 January 2021

Presentation by Alexander Ivanov to accompany the exhibition “Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court”

On 21 January 2021, in the Council Hall of the State Hermitage, Alexander Nikolayevich Ivanov, an art collector and General Director of the Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden, gave a presentation devoted to the exhibition “Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court”.

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21 January 2021

More than 3,500 people visited the exhibition of a Renoir painting in Kaluga

On 10 January 2021, the exhibition “Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at the Piano” completed its run at the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts, where the great Impressionist’s painting had been on display since 9 October 2020.

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20 January 2021

Tickets now available for guided tours of the exhibition “The Hermitage in the General Staff Building. Twenty Years of Exhibitions” with viewing of the displays in the General Staff building

From 20 January 2021, the official website of the State Hermitage tickets.hermitagemuseum.org is selling tickets for a guided tour of the temporary exhibition “The Hermitage in the General Staff Building.

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14 January 2021

The State Hermitage informs

Following the appearance of various publications in the media relating to the temporary exhibition “Fabergé, Jeweller to the Imperial Court”, we are presenting one published on the Internet site Fontaka.ru entitled “Vulgar Forgeries” and also publishing the complete text of the foreword to the exhib

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30 December 2020

The ILIM Group has supported the exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders”

On 11 November 2020, the major exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders” began running in the Manege of the Small Hermitage.

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30 December 2020

The Hermitage has launched a version of its website for people with visual impairments

In December 2020, the State Hermitage presented a version of its website for people with visual impairments. As part of ensuring that the website is accessible to the widest possible audience, including people with special needs, the site has been adapted for partially sighted users.

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28 December 2020

A new issue of the Official Newspaper of the State Hermitage has come out

В декабре 2020 года в свет вышел новый номер Официальной газеты Государственного Эрмитажа.

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A Word from the Director

    • 28 Dec 2020

      “We Keep Our Bridges Open”. Interview for EastEast Paper

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    • 2 Dec 2020

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Cultural Heritage under Siege

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    • 13 Nov 2020

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: War belongs to the life of animals, culture to the life of people. An interview with the Mir TV channel

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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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