Future Exhibitions

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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5 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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18 May 2021 - 15 August 2021

Arts of the Middle Ages. 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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25 May 2021 - 3 October 2021

Hans Op de Beeck. The Horseman. Part of the Sculpture in the Courtyard Project

Winter Palace courtyard

The State Hermitage Museum presents a work by the celebrated Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck as part of the annual Sculpture in the Courtyard project.

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27 May 2021 - 5 September 2021

Alexander Nevsky, Prince and Saint: Imagery and Symbolism

The Main Museum Complex. The Concert Hall, The Arab Hall, Rotunda

This exhibition marks the 800th birth anniversary of Alexander Yaroslavich, Prince of Novgorod and Pskov, Grand Prince of Vladimir, hero of the Battle of the Neva and the Battle on the Ice, a talented

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6 June 2021 - 22 August 2021

Alberto Burri. Retrospective

The General Staff Building. The White Hall

Alberto Burri (1915–1995) was an Italian artist who created paintings using unconventional media such as sackcloth, polyethylene, plastic, metal and plywood.

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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 - 12 December 2021

Transfigurations. African masks of the XIX–XX centuries

The Manege of the Small Hermitage

This exhibition is dedicated to the works of African art which are conventionally known as masks.

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14 July 2021 - 3 October 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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15 September 2021 - 12 December 2021

The Mummy Changes its Name

Winter Palace. First floor, Hall 86

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2 October 2021 - 30 January 2022


The General Staff Building

This exhibition showcases works by the world’s leading contemporary artists, given new life in glass by Murano glassmakers. Among them are sixty names that are already well known to the Russian audien

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6 October 2021 - 15 January 2022

From the Depths of Arabia. South Arabian Stele from the Al Thani Collection

The Main Museum Complex. The Apollo Hall

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13 November 2021 - 20 February 2022

Material Memory. The Porcelain by Sergey Rusakov

The General Staff Building, Rooms 2а 3-06 – 1а 3-10

This exhibition presents a project of one of the leading artists of the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, who dedicated his work to this oldest porcelain factory in Russia.

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