The State Hermitage Museum Volunteer Programme

We are happy to welcome all who wish to help at the Hermitage, be part of a team of like-minded individuals, and express their interest in the preservation of cultural heritage.


  • Contest of the computer graphics and animation “Breathing Life into Palmyra!”

    In hopes of preserving the memory of the ancient city and its history as well as the eventual restoration of its monuments, we are holding a competition entitled, “Breathing Life into Palmyra!”

  • “The Birth of the Hermitage” Contest

    The contest “The Birth of the Hermitage” is being held in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the State Hermitage Museum in 2014, and is dedicated to the exhibition “The Hermitage of Her Imperial Majesty”, which is taking place in the halls of the museum.

  • “The Travelling Frog” Contest

    A competition for the best computer graphics and animation, entitled ‘The Travelling Frog’, is taking place in memory of the Deputy Director of the Hermitage, Vladimir Yurevich Matveev, who amassed an impressive collection of frogs over his lifetime.