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21 May 2019

Awards Ceremony for the 20th Children’s Computer Graphics and Animation Competition “Inspired by the myth. Iphigenia in Tauris”

On 19 May 2019, the Large Hall of the School Centre was the venue for the awards ceremony honouring the winners of the 20th Children’s Computer Graphics and Animation Competition – “Inspired by the myth. Iphigenia in Tauris” devoted to the Year of the Theatre.

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17 May 2019

The Hermitage Gathers Friends

On 17 May 2019, 170 children gathered in the Hermitage Theatre: young patients of the children’s hospice, youngsters in the care of the rehabilitation department for oncological patients at the Solnechnoe children’s sanatorium, children from the Raisa Gorbacheva Institute for Childhood Haematology a

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17 May 2019

Event for Children with Hearing Impairments “Guests of the Muses”

On 15 May 2015, a celebratory event was held in the halls of Classical Antiquity for the children with hearing impairments who regularly visit the Hermitage as part of the special programme “We hear the world! A Dialogue with the Hermitage”.

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29 March 2019

Conference on "Modern Museums as an Educational Space for Children"

On 27 and 28 March 2019, the State Hermitage hosted a conference on “Modern Museums as an Educational Space for Children” timed to mark the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the museum’s School Office (now the School Centre).

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24 December 2018

New Year Party in the Hermitage for Children with Special Needs

On 21 December 2018, a “New Year in the Hermitage” party was held for children with health-related special needs who participate in the “My Hermitage” programme.

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18 December 2018

Christmas Charity Event in the Hermitage

On 15 December 2018, the Hermitage Theatre was the venue for a Christmas Sochelnik charity event organized by the State Hermitage in conjunction with the Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 and the PR agency Principe PR Media. A performance entitled Little Christmas Songs in the Hermitage was given on the stag

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7 December 2018

Party for Children with Health-Related Disabilities “The Hermitage Preserves Cultural Heritage”

On 6 December 2018, the halls of the State Hermitage’s School Centre housed a party for children with health-related disabilities from remedial schools No 34, 370 and 522 and from boarding school No 33 for children with hearing impairments who regularly visit the museum under the special programme “

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25 October 2018

The “Children’s Days in Petersburg” festival in the Hermitage

In 2018, the traditional “Children’s Days in Petersburg” festival will take place from 27 October to 5 November with continuations on 10, 11, 17 and 18 November.

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1 June 2018

Achilles the Hermitage Cat Greets Children on Their Special Day

On 1 June 2018, the State Hermitage, represented by Achilles the Hermitage Cat and several members of staff, participated as best it could in the celebration of International Children's Day and the 15th anniversary of St Petersburg’s Children’s Hospice.

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28 May 2018

The Hermitage Gathers Friends! charity event

On 25 May 2017, the State Hermitage, in conjunction with the Great Bear regional public movement and the TsDS Group, held the Hermitage Gathers Friends! – a festive event for children with health-based disabilities.

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17 May 2018

Charity event: The Hermitage Gathers Friends 2018

On 17 May 2018, the State Hermitage held a charity event with the motto “The Hermitage Gathers Friends” to mark the International Day for the Protection of Children. The special occasion was arranged by Umka, a St Petersburg-based public charitable organization that assists handicapped children, in

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3 May 2018

“The Past at Your Fingertips” Graduation Party

On 27 April 2018, the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre was the venue for a celebration to mark pupils of the end of another three-year cycle of lessons in the programme “The Past at Your Fingertips”.

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28 April 2018

Days of Classical Antiquity in the Hermitage festival

Around 1,000 school pupils interested in the art, history and culture of Ancient Greece and Rome were drawn to the festival for children and teenagers Days of Classical Antiquity that was held in the State Hermitage’s Halls of the Art of the Ancient World from 20 to 28 April 2018.

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18 April 2018

“Guests of the Olympian Gods” fancy-dress party

On 13 April 2018, a fancy-dress party with the theme “Guests of the Olympian Gods” was held in the halls of the State Hermitage for attendees of a children’s lecture course.

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18 April 2018

“Dream in the Hermitage” children’s fancy-dress party

On 14 April 2018, the museum’s Council Hall was the setting of the fancy-dress party “Dream in the Hermitage” for children who will be finishing Kindergarten No 103 this year.

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9 April 2018

Opening of the exhibition “We Studied in the Hermitage”: Marking the 60th Anniversary of the Art Studio of the State Hermitage’s School Centre

On 7 April 2018, the exhibition “We Studied in the Hermitage” devoted to the 60th Anniversary of the Art Studio of the State Hermitage’s School Centre opened in the Foyer of the Hermitage Theatre. It presents works by pupils who studied in the Art Studio at various times over its history.

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2 April 2018

“The Incomparably Beautiful and Magnificent Hermitage”

On 2 April 2018, the State Hermitage held a traditional charitable event for people with special needs and accompanying relatives, organized by the State Hermitage’s School Centre, Department for Scientific and Educational Work and Department for Theatrical and Educational Activities in conjunction

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2 April 2018

Round table on “The child’s artistic activities in the museum as a factor in the formation and creative development of the personality”

On 30 March 2018, the Large Hall of the School Centre was the setting for a round table marking the 60th anniversary of the Hermitage’s Art Studio.

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26 March 2018

Opening of the exhibition-journey “On the Track of Captain Grant”

On 23 March 2018, as part of the Week of Books for Children and Teenagers, the exhibition-journey “On the Track of Captain Grant” opened in the General Staff building.

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23 March 2018

“Scroll of Memories” – an inclusive event for children

On 22 March 2018, the Winter Palace was the setting for the “Scroll of Memories”, a graduation ceremony for participants in the special museum educational project “We hear the world! Learning about the world and people through art”.

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A Word from the Director

    • 5 Jun 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky. Provocation in Venice

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    • 22 May 2019

      “Contemporary Art Doesn’t Exist”

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    • 27 Feb 2019

      Mikhail Piotrovsky: Building Bridges of Trust

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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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