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25 October 2019

Discussion of “The Integration of Museum and Higher Educational Institution” within the collaboration between the State Hermitage and the Herzen University

On 23 October 2019, the State Hermitage’s Sector for Work with Volunteers participated in a live programme at the Herzen TV studio.

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5 December 2018

“Parade of Planets” for International Volunteer Day

On 3 December 2018, the General Staff building was the setting for a gala celebration marking the 15th anniversary of the Hermitage’s Volunteer Service. The event took place in the run-up to International Volunteer Day (5 December).

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6 December 2017

International Volunteer Day in the Hermitage

International Volunteer Day (5 December) was introduced on the initiative of the UN in 1985 and has been celebrated in the Hermitage since 2003, when the museum’s Volunteer Service was created.

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19 December 2016

Awards for Participants and Winners of the “Byzantium – Russia” Competition in Computer Graphics and Animation for Schoolchildren

On 17 December 2016, the Council Hall of the State Hermitage was the venue for an awards ceremony for participants and winners of the “Byzantium – Russia” competition in computer graphics and animation for children, organized as part of the Cross-Cultural Year of Russia and Greece, and a theatricali

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28 May 2016

Continuation of the Days of Yemen and Syria in the Hermitage

On 28 May 2016, the programme of the Days of Yemen and Syria in the Hermitage continued in the space of the Public Forum in the General Staff.

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22 May 2016

“Palmyra; breathing in life!” – a State Hermitage project as part of the Night of Museums

On 21 May 2016, the State Hermitage took part in the annual Night of Museums event. At the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre, a special interactive programme was presented entitled “Palmyra; breathing in life!” and devoted to the cultural legacy of Palmyra.

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12 April 2016

Cosmonautics Day in the State Hermitage

“55 years ago an event took place that people could have only dreamt of! The heavens, inhabited by the gods and shining with constellations, were conquered for the first time by a human being!

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19 March 2016

Festive Evening “Buenos Dias, Argentina!” at the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre

On 19 March 2016, the State Hermitage brought the Year of Argentinian Culture in Russia to a close with a festive evening in the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre.

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5 December 2015

On 5 December 2015 the Hermitage Volunteers Celebrated Their Special Day

Since 2003, when the Volunteer Service appeared in the State Hermitage, it has become a tradition in the museum to celebrate International Volunteer Day.

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21 November 2015

Hermitage Volunteers Represented 15 Countries at the 4th Volunteers’ Forum Dobroforum 15 in St Petersburg

On 20 and 21 November 2015, the 4th Volunteers’ Forum – Dobroforum 15 – was held in St Petersburg.

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4 November 2015

The State Hermitage Participated in the 2nd All-Russian Forum of Volunteers

On 3 and 4 November 2015, as part of the Soobshchestvo [Society] forum of active citizens in Moscow, an All-Russian Forum of Volunteers took place organized by the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs and Rospatriotcentr.

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25 September 2015

Discover your Europe at the Hermitage!

On the European Day of Languages, 26th September, the “Discover Your Europe at the Hermitage” festival will take place. The festival is focused on European languages, literature, and art, and is made up of two parts: a culture fair and a treasure hunt.

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4 April 2015

Awards ceremony for participants in the children’s competition “The Birth of the Hermitage”

On 4 April 2015, the Nicholas Hall of the Winter Palace was the setting for an awards ceremony for winners and participants in “The Birth of the Hermitage”, a children’s competition for computer graphic art and animation.

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A Word from the Director

    • 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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    • 23 Sep 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: There were exchanges between Russian and American museums even during the Cold War

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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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