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12 December 2019

The State Hermitage informs

Additional working hours for the exhibitions "Assyrian Art from the British Museum" and ""Tis Potemkin Himself"

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10 December 2019

Opening of the exhibition “I founded therein my royal palace…” Assyrian Art from the British Museum

On 9 December 2019, during the Hermitage Days, the first-ever exhibition in Russia of art from ancient Assyria – “I founded therein my royal palace.” – was opened in the Manege of the Small Hermitage. The exhibition has been organized by the State Hermitage and the British Museum, which possesses th

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10 December 2019

International Day of Hermitage Friends

On 8 December 2019, the General Staff building became the venue for the celebration of the International Day of Hermitage Friends, to which Friends of the museum from all over the world are traditionally invited.

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9 December 2019

Signing of a letter of intent on the creation of a Hermitage–Vladivostok centre

On 7 December 2019, during the Hermitage Days, a letter of intent was signed on the creation of a Hermitage–Vladivostok centre.

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9 December 2019

Signing of Agreements between the State Hermitage and the National Museum of the Sultanate of Oman

On 9 December 2019, agreements between the State Hermitage and the National Museum of the Sultanate of Oman were signed in the State Hermitage.

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9 December 2019

Ceremony Marking Saint George’s Day

On 9 December 2019, the Armorial Hall of the Winter Palace was the setting for the museum’s traditional ceremony marking Orthodox Saint George’s Day.

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9 December 2019

Best wishes to Mikhail Piotrovsky on a special birthday!

On 9 December 2019, Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky celebrates a special birthday – his 75th! All the Hermitage community heartily wish their Director many happy returns of the day!

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7 December 2019

“Butterfly Children” and the Hermitage Butterflies in the Museum 15/25 project

On 6 December the State Hermitage welcomed guests for whom its doors are always open – children and their parents cared for by the Butterfly Children Foundation (whose patron is People’s Artist of Russia Xenia Rappoport).

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7 December 2019

Showing of the Documentary Film Hermitage – The Power of Art

On 7 December 2019, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for a showing of the documentary film Hermitage – The Power of Art shot by the Italian film studios Nexo Digital and 3D Produzioni. The film was introduced to journalists and members of the museum staff by Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director o

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7 December 2019

Screening of the film commemorating Nikolai Nikulin (1923–2009): “A Generation Going to Eternity”

On 6 December 2019, during the Hermitage Days, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for a screening of the film A Generation Going to Eternity (Russia, 2019) devoted to the well-known art historian and veteran of the Great Patriotic War Nikolai Nikolayevich Nikulin (1923–2009), the author of the book

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