Future Exhibitions

30 January 2021 - 21 March 2021

‘Sweet Psyche…’ A Literary Subject from Antiquity to Russian Classicism

The Main Museum Complex. The Roman Courtyard

This exhibition is concerned with the image of Psyche as representation of a human soul in ancient, Western European and Russian art.

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21 February 2021 - 18 April 2021

Cartier: Passing on Heritage and Savoir-Faire. Masterpieces from the Hermitage Museum and Cartier Collection

The Main Museum Complex. The Picket Hall

This exhibition marks the completion of a joint restoration project. With Cartier’s support the staff of the Hermitage Laboratory for Scientific Restoration of Precious Metals undertook restoration tr

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2 March 2021 - 2 July 2021

Art of the Middle Ages between Tuscany and Umbria. A Journey of Masterpieces from the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria

The Main Museum Complex. The Twelve-Column Hall

Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria showcases part of its collection of mediaeval and Proto-Renaissance art in the Hermitage exhibition.

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6 March 2021 - 26 September 2021

‘A Trunk with a History or the History of a Trunk’. Alexander III’s Travelling Trunk

The Main Museum Complex. The Blue Bedroom

This exhibition features a unique object, which is a transformer trunk owned by Emperor Alexander III and designed by inventor Ognjeslav Kosztovits.

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24 April 2021 - 25 July 2021

The Art of Russian Etching: Second Half of the Nineteenth to Early Twentieth Century

Залы постоянной экспозиции русской культуры первой половины XVIII века

This exhibition is dedicated to the art of Russian etching in the second half of the nineteenth – early twentieth century, when this type of printmaking reached the peak of its popularity.

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1 May 2021 - 30 March 2022

Orthodox Church Vestments of the Seventeenth to Early Twentieth Centuries in the Hermitage Collection

The Main Museum Complex. The Small Church of the Winter Palace

Church vestments make a separate and distinct group of items in the State Hermitage Museum’s collections. Just like many other cultural traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church, they hearken back to

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8 May 2021 - 27 June 2021

On Opposite Sides of the Front Line

The Main Museum Complex. The Moorish Dining-Room, the Rotunda

The exhibition’s title invokes its key idea, which is a narrative of the deadly opposition that unfolded in the wartime Leningrad, told through books, drawings and records published by Soviet and Germ

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14 May 2021 - 31 August 2021

Alexander Nevsky, Prince and Saint: Imagery and Symbolism

The Main Museum Complex. The Concert Hall

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15 May 2021 - 11 July 2021

Classical Myth in the Art of Bertel Thorvaldsen. Drawings and Sculptures from the Collections of Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, and the Hermitage

The Main Museum Complex. The Picket Hall

The year 2020 marks the 250th birth anniversary of Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770–1844), an outstanding Danish sculptor and one of the leading Neoclassical masters.

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19 May 2021 - 5 September 2021

The Age of Masks: The Present through the Past

The Manege of the Small Hermitage

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22 May 2021 - 5 September 2021

Exhibition of Italian Avant-garde Artist Alberto Burri

The General Staff Building. The White Hall

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16 June 2021 - 3 October 2021

Surrealism and the Book. From the Collection of Mark Bashmakov

The Main Museum Complex. The Twelve-Column Hall

This exhibition is envisaged as the finale and summing up of the exhibition programme paying homage to the books of Surrealist artists.

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26 June 2021 - 16 September 2021

Willem van Henk (1927–2005)

The General Staff Building. Transformer Hall (with red and green walls)

This is Russia’s first monographic exhibition of one of the world’s most prominent figures of outsider art.

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2 July 2021 - 31 August 2021

The Mummy Changes its Name

Первый этаж Зимнего дворца, зал № 86

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