A Word from the Director

In the Hermitage Kings Feel Humble

Mikhail Piotrovsky: “For me a museum is a sacred place anyway”

Posted on March 30, 2017

The argument over St Isaac’s. plans for the reconstruction of Palmyra, the Hermitage’s new acquisitions, the return of the “Scythian gold”, the limit on visitors to the Winter Palace – Hermitage Director Mikhail Piotrovsky spoke about these and other problems of the great museum to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

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