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Nov 27 2012

Bringing American art to the Hermitage collection

Posted by admin22 on Nov 27 2012

The New York-based Hermitage Museum Foundation recently launched the “Art from America” program in the hopes of bringing more American contemporary artists to the collection. At a gala earlier this month, the foundation honored two beloved and pioneering artists, Jeff Koons and Erik Bulatov for their contributions to contemporary art.

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Jul 02 2012

Opening Reception of Alfred Jensen / Sol LeWitt Exhibition

Posted by admin22 on Jul 02 2012

Thursday, January 12, 2012

The Hermitage Museum Foundation Friends Committee cordially invites you to join us for an evening at the Pace Gallery (32 East 57th Street)

6:00- 8:00 PM Opening Reception of exhibition

followed by

8:00-9:30 PM dessert and cocktails at Opia Restaurant (130 East 57th Street)

Taisha Hutchison of the Friends Committee will guide us through the exhibition and then to the restaurant for the remainder of the evening.

Price: $35 Seating is limited – Reservations required
To view our past invitation, please click here

For more information on the exhibition, please visit the Pace Gallery website

For any other additional information or inquiries:
info@hermitagemuseumfoundation.org or +1 315 224 0255

Feb 21 2012

White Nights Tour Itinerary Announced

Posted by admin22 on Feb 21 2012


Please view the full White Nights itinerary (with photographs!) here.

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St. Petersburg, the home of the Hermitage, is at its most beautiful and poetic during the “White Nights” that follow the summer solstice. Join us for an exclusive aesthetic experience as we guide you to the city’s famous sites and hidden gems. Our White Nights Tour is your chance to discover Russia’s Imperial capital — with its rich heritage of palaces, museums, theaters, cathedrals and other cultural landmarks. Over six days you will have exclusive access and experiences, including curator-led tours, private excursions by boat and horse-drawn carriage, behind-the-scenes visits, great restaurants and more.

An optional component of the trip, always a highlight, is the Hermitage Gala Banquet, a unique and luxurious evening of dinner and entertainment in the magnificent halls of the Winter Palace, where you will get to see the museum no longer as a museum, but as the palace it always was. Additional options include an excursion to the world-famous Mariinsky Theater, for a night of ballet or opera, and an extra day on July 1st, with a choice of additional experiences and visits.

For selected highlights of the White Nights Tour, please click on Tours on the left-hand side navigation bar. Or, if you’re having trouble downloading the PDF, please email us at:

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