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

Tatyana Semenova

Tatiana Semenova

Participant of the Biennale 2014: curator of The History of Hermitage Reflected in its Showcases exhibition – first exhibition in the renovated Manege of the Small Hermitage.

Tatiana Semenova was born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Art History department at the Faculty of History of the Leningrad State University in 1979. In 1980-81 worked at the V. Mukhina Higher School of Art and Design. In 1981 she was hired as a research fellow by the State Hermitage where she later became the Curator of Furniture in the Department of Western European Applied Art.
In 1997 she earned a Ph.D. degree in Art History with her thesis “Hermitage furniture in context of museum interior design evolution in Europe”.