St Petersburg Biennale of Museum Design3
09/11 – 19/12/2018

Showcases and the Look of the Museum

Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre of the State Hermitage

On 8 December 2017, as part of the Hermitage Days, the presentation of the new open-storage facility Display Cases and the Look of the Museum took place at the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre. The display contains a variety of showcases that tell about the evolution of the museum space from Catherine the Great’s … Continue reading Showcases and the Look of the Museum

Permanent Display of Ancient Glyptics

Hall 120 in the New Hermitage

On 7 December 2017, during the Hermitage Days, the refurbished permanent display “Ancient Glyptics. Engraved Gems of Ancient Greece and Rome. 15th century BC – 5th century AD” was inaugurated in the New Hermitage after the completion of restoration. At the opening ceremony, Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, said: “Today we … Continue reading Permanent Display of Ancient Glyptics

New open storage department “Costume Gallery”

Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre of the State Hermitage

A new open storage department “Costume Gallery” opened in the Staraya Derevnya Restoration Center on December 8, 2017. The Hermitage Museum has one of the world’s renowned costume collections. Exhibits from the Department of the History of the Russian Culture dating from the late XVI–XXI centuries and featuring the evolution of the European fashion constitute … Continue reading New open storage department “Costume Gallery”

THE ART OF THE ISLAMIC MIDDLE EAST: THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE

Halls 388 – 390 in the Winter Palace, The State Hermitage
Since May, 18

On 18 May 2018, International Museum Day, the refurbished permanent display of “The Art of the Islamic Middle East: The Ottoman Empire” opened in the State Hermitage after being closed for a long period.   Mediaeval Turkish art occupies a special place in the history of the artistic culture of the Middle East. Profoundly different … Continue reading THE ART OF THE ISLAMIC MIDDLE EAST: THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE