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20 July 2021

Opening of the exhibition “Raphael Santi. La belle jardinière: Madonna and Child with St John the Baptist”

On 20 July 2021, a virtual opening ceremony took place in the Apollo Hall of the Winter Palace for an exhibition organized by the State Hermitage and the Musée du Louvre – “Raphael Santi. La belle jardinière: Madonna and Child with St John the Baptist”.

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19 July 2021

Workshop on “The Restoration of Plaster Embellishments and Small-Scale Ceramic Plastic Art from Antiquity” in the Crimea

From 5 to 16 June 2021, a workshop on “The Restoration of Plaster Embellishments and Small-Scale Ceramic Plastic Art from Antiquity” took place in the Crimea.

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19 July 2021

Formal opening of the Reserve Gallery of 2nd-19th-Century Central Asian Works of Art from the Stocks of the Hermitage. “From India to China”

On 16 July 2021, the Reserve Gallery of 2nd-19th-Century Central Asian Works of Art from the Stocks of the Hermitage. “From India to China” was formally opened to the public. The new display occupies nine halls (342–334) on the top floor of the Winter Palace. The opening of the gallery is timed to m

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15 July 2021

“The Hermitage has set foot on the unsteady soil of TikTok”

“The Hermitage has set foot on the unsteady soil of TikTok: with dances that everyone will like and with clever songs that connoisseurs will like. Beauty in diversity – that is the Hermitage’s style,” says Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage.

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14 July 2021

Formal Opening of the Exhibition “Classical Myth in the Art of Bertel Thorvaldsen. Drawings and Sculptures from the Collections of Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, and the Hermitage”

On 13 July 2021, the exhibition “Classical Myth in the Art of Bertel Thorvaldsen. Drawings and Sculptures from the Collections of Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, and the Hermitage” was formally opened in the State Hermitage. The exhibition is timed to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the

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8 July 2021

Separate tickets for the exhibition “Transfigurations. African Masks of the 19th and 20th Centuries”

From 13 July 2021, the official State Hermitage website tickets.hermitagemuseum.org is offering separate entry tickets to the temporary exhibition “Transfigurations. African Masks of the 19th and 20th Centuries”. The exhibition is running in the Manege of the Small Hermitage until 12 December 2021..

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7 July 2021

New Issue of the Hermitage Magazine

A new issue of the Hermitage magazine has been published (No 30, 2021), prepared by the State Hermitage in conjunction with the Hermitage 21st Century Foundation.

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7 July 2021

Collaboration between the State Hermitage and HEINEKEN continues

For a period of 16 years now, the brewing company HEINEKEN has been one of the State Hermitage’s long-standing partners.

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2 July 2021

Opening of the Hermitage–Ural Cultural and Educational Centre

From 3 July 2021, the Hermitage–Ural Exhibition Centre – a satellite of the State Hermitage and, at the same time, part of the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts – will open its doors to the public in Yekaterinburg.

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2 July 2021

Changes to the approach to the General Staff building due to the EURO 2020 tournament

On 2 and 3 July 2021, a EURO 2020 fan zone is operating on Palace Square, and this may cause restrictions to pedestrians.

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2 July 2021

Achilles the Cat’s Prediction for Switzerland v. Spain

On 2 July 2021, in the museum’s Bosporan Hall, the Hermitage’s feline oracle Achilles made his prediction of the outcome of the EURO 2020 quarter final between Switzerland and Spain later in the day. This will be the last match to take place in Saint Petersburg and the last that Achilles will be pre

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1 July 2021

Sale of tickets begins for the evening performances of the Flora project in the Hermitage

From 1 July 2021. it is possible to buy tickets on the State Hermitage website for the evening performances of the Flora theatrical-musical project.

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1 July 2021

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