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7 March 2019

New instalment of Mikhail Piotrovsky’s TV series: “Toys and Games in the Hermitage”

The cultural TV channel Russia-K has broadcast the latest programme in the authorial series by Hermitage Director Mikhail Piotrovsky – “Toys and Games in the Hermitage” devoted to games, intellectual and entertaining, for children and for adults, musical and artistic.

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25 February 2019

Intellectual Marathon A Passion for Piero della Francesca

On 22 February 2019, the General Staff building was the venue for the Hermitage’s sixth intellectual marathon, devoted this time to Piero della Francesca. The event focussed on classic art and the phenomenon of its present-day popularity.

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18 February 2019

Lecture by Silvia Ronchey in the General Staff building

On 15 February, as part of the programme prepared for the opening of Umberto Mariani’s exhibition in the General Staff building, Silvia Ronchey gave a lecture entitled “The Way to Byzantium: the cult and culture of the icon from Plato to abstract art”.

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3 November 2016

First Meeting in the “An Individual Opinion” Project

An encounter with the St Petersburg artist and critic Marina Koldobskaya opened a series of discussions, excursions and lectures for the public held in the halls of the museum that have been prepared by the Youth Centre for the Jan Fabre exhibition.

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3 November 2016

Conversations at the Jan Fabre Exhibition in the Winter Palace

On Wednesdays at 7 pm, the Youth Centre invites anyone who wishes to join in conversations at the exhibition “Jan Fabre: Knight of Despair – Warrior of Beauty”.

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28 October 2016

Syncopated Rhythms. Avant-Garde Painting (Picasso and Cubism)

On 24 October 2016, the Atrium of the General Staff became the setting for the first concert evening of a joint programme between the Hermitage and the Leningrad Dixieland band led by Honoured Artist of Russia Oleg Kuvaitsev.

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11 October 2016

Concert Evening in the Assembly Hall of the Menshikov Palace “Foretellers of Truth. Claus Sluter’s Well of Moses”

On 8 October, a fresh season of Evenings in the Assembly Hall of the Menshikov Palace opened, a season that will be dedicated to “Great Works of World Art and Music”.

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17 February 2016

A New Cultural and Educational Programme: “Artist of the Month”

The Hermitage is offering its visitors a new programme: "Artist of the Month" – talks in the Hermitage displays.

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25 December 2015

"Japanese Painting and Music" in the cycle "Concert Evenings in the Concert Hall of the Winter Palace. Art and Music. West and East"

The Concert Hall of the Winter Palace was the venue for the concert evening Japanese Painting and Music in the cycle Concert Evenings in the Concert Hall of the Winter Palace. Art and Music. West and East.

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11 December 2015

“The Little Flowers of St Francis of Assisi” The Murals of the Church of San Francesco in Assisi, Italy

The Concert Hall of the Winter Palace was the venue for the concert evening “The Little Flowers of St Francis of Assisi” The Murals of the Church of San Francesco in Assisi, Italy in the cycle Concert Evenings in the Concert Hall of the Winter Palace. Art and Music. West and East.

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25 April 2015

My Museum: Objects and People. Interactive Educational Program for Senior High School Students

A special educational program of the Youth Centre of the State Hermitage Museum for senior high school students has existed for several years.

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23 April 2015

Student Workshops Prepared by the Art Workshop Section at the Hermitage Youth Centre during the Festival “Days of Classics”

The students of the Art Workshop section at the Hermitage Youth Centre (headed by N.V. Kruglova) traditionally prepared and held two workshops for children as part of the annual festival “Days of Classics”.

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19 April 2015

Lecture by Daniel Libeskind at the General Staff Building

On 19 April 2015, a lecture by one of the most famous contemporary architects Daniel Libeskind, founder and chief architect of Libeskind Studio (New York, USA), was held in the Atrium of the General Staff Building.

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10 March 2015

Lecture by Shahar Marcus "Contemporary Video Art. Body as an Object of Art"

A lecture on contemporary video art was held in the Lecture Hall of the General Staff Building on 7 March 2015.

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2 February 2015

Anniversary of the Department of Museum Studies and Protection of Monuments at St. Petersburg State University

The Department of Museum Studies and Protection of Monuments at St. Petersburg State University celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

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8 July 2014

Press conference devoted to the opening of the XIV International Festival “Music of the Great Hermitage”

On 8 July 2014, the Hermitage Theatre held a press conference devoted to the opening of the XIV International Festival “Music of the Great Hermitage”.

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A Word from the Director

    • 10 Jul 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky. Justice is like Pandora’s Box

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    • 27 Jun 2019

      Who takes selfies in museums?

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    • 5 Jun 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky. Provocation in Venice

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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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