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18 July 2018

Farewell to the White Nights

On 17 July 2018, the traditional “Farewell to the White Nights” meeting with journalists of the Hermitage pool took place, an occasion that has for many years been bringing together media representatives and museum staff. This year the event took place in the Menshikov Palace.

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17 July 2018

100th Anniversary of the Death of the Imperial Family

On 17 July 2018, on the 100th anniversary of the death of the imperial family, the Divine Liturgy (communion) was celebrated in the Church of the Vernicle in the Winter Palace with the Dean of the Prince Vladimir Cathedral, Archpriest Vladimir Sorokin, presiding.

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14 July 2018

“Great Museums – Custodians of History. An exchange of experience and strategic ideas.” Conference at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples

On 13 July 2018, the Farnese Hall of the National Archaeological Museum in Naples (MANN) was the venue for a public conference between Paolo Giulerini, the Director of the Neapolitan museum, and Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage. The theme of the dialogue was “Gr

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14 July 2018

Achilles the cat’s prediction for Belgium v. England

On 14 July 2018, in the State Hermitage’s Hall of the Bosporan Kingdom, by the ancient statue of a lion, Achilles the Hermitage cat predicted the winner of the match between Belgium and England.

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13 July 2018

The Hermitage School of Restoration in the Crimea

As part of the Hermitage School of Restoration programme, on 2–13 July 2018 the Eastern Crimean Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve in Kerch was the venue for a seminar and practical workshop on “Restoration of Museum Objects Made of Wood: Dry Archaeological Wood and Ethnographic Items”.

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12 July 2018

Week of Dutch Art in the Hermitage

From 12 to 19 July 2018, a Week of Dutch Art is being held in the Hermitage. It is timed to mark Rembrandt’s birthday.

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12 July 2018

Signing of an Agreement between the State Hermitage and the Banca Intesa Sanpaolo of Milan, Italy

On 11 July 2018, the Gallerie d'Italia on the Piazza Scala in Milan was the setting for the signing of an agreement between the State Hermitage and the Banca Intesa Sanpaolo, one of Europe’s largest financial institutions.

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12 July 2018

Catalogue of the exhibition “Old Masters from the Hermitage: Masterpieces from Botticelli to Van Dyck”

A catalogue has been published for the exhibition “Old Masters from the Hermitage: Masterpieces from Botticelli to Van Dyck” that opened at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna on 5 June 2018.

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3 July 2018

Awards for State Hermitage Restorers

Badges of Honorary Saint Petersburg Restorer 1st class together with a monetary award from the Government of Saint Petersburg “For a Contribution to the Development of the Restoration Field in Saint Petersburg” have been bestowed on Tatyana Alexandrovna Baranova, the head of the Department of Scient

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3 July 2018

Achilles the Cat’s Prediction for Sweden v. Switzerland

On 3 July 2018, in the State Hermitage’s Hall of the Bosporan Kingdom, by the ancient statue of a lion, Achilles the Hermitage cat predicted the winner of the match between Sweden and Switzerland.

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3 July 2018

13th Charity Gala in the Winter Palace

On 30 June 2018, the 13th Charity Gala was held in the Winter Palace. It was attended by members of the political and cultural elite, scholars, scientists and cultural figures, directors of major Russian museums, stars of the theatre and cinema.

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2 July 2018

“The Furious Son of Zeus. A Head of Ares. An exhibition of one masterpiece from the collection of the State Hermitage” in Vladivostok

On 28 June 2018, the exhibition entitled The Furious Son of Zeus. A Head of Ares. An exhibition of one masterpiece from the collection of the State Hermitage was officially opened at the Primorye State Art Gallery in Vladivostok.

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2 July 2018

Meeting with a Delegation from the US Congress

On 2 July 2018, in the Council Hall of the State Hermitage, Mikhail Piotrovsky met with a delegation from the Congress of the United States led by Richard Shelby, Senior Senator from Alabama and Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

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26 June 2018

A Scholarly Meeting in Memory of Tamara Rappe

On 21 June 2018, the State Hermitage held a scholarly meeting devoted to the memory of Tamara Vladimirovna Rappe (1948–2017), a major specialist in Western European applied art, the keeper of the Hermitage’s collection of we furniture and, for more than ten years, head of the museum’s Department of

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26 June 2018

Achilles the cat’s prediction for the Nigeria–Argentina match

On 26 June 2018, in the State Hermitage’s Hall of the Bosporan Kingdom, by the ancient statue of a lion, Achilles the Hermitage cat predicted the outcome of the football match between the Nigerian and Argentinian national sides.

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21 June 2018

Signing of a Collaboration Agreement between the State Hermitage and the Autonomous Region of Sardinia, the Municipality of Cagliari, the Museum Centre of Sardinia and the Fondazione di Sardegna

On 21 June 2018, a collaboration agreement was signed in the State Hermitage between the State Hermitage and the Autonomous Region of Sardinia, the Municipality of Cagliari, the Museum Centre of Sardinia and the Fondazione di Sardegna.

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20 June 2018

The Hermitage Announces a Tender Process of the Construction of the Hermitage Library at the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre

Demonstrating its firm intention to accomplish its plans for the development of the open storage concept at the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre, the State Hermitage is resuming construction of the 13-storey building of the Large Hermitage Library in a style that is not customary for

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20 June 2018

Premiere of The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish at the Hermitage Theatre

On 16 June 2018, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for the premiere of a production of The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish based on the well-known fairy tale by Pushkin. The joint project of the St Petersburg State Children’s Ballet Theatre and the State Academic Russian Orchestra named after V

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19 June 2018

New Open-Storage Facility for Buddhist Art

On 19 June 2018, a new open-storage facility for Buddhist art was inaugurated at the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre.

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18 June 2018

The exhibition “Classic Beauties: Artists, Italy, and the Aesthetic Ideals of the 18th Century” has opened at the Hermitage–Amsterdam

On 15 June 2018, the exhibition “Classic Beauties: Artists, Italy, and the Aesthetic Ideals of the 18th Century” opened at the Hermitage–Amsterdam exhibition centre.

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A Word from the Director

    • 5 Jun 2018

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: “You can always imagine music through pictures”

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    • 30 May 2018

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: “No-one has the right to impose their point of view on museums”

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    • 25 May 2018

      “People who appreciate culture are already an elite”

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The Hermitage Museum Blog

    • 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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    • 20 May 2016

      The State Hermitage at the Intermuseum 2016 Festival

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