III Festival of Spanish Music
On October 31 and November 3, 2000 concerts were held in the Small
Skylight Hall and in the Hermitage Theatre within the framework
of the Festival of Spanish Music.
Symposium. Andy Warhol
On October 30-31, 2000 the International symposium devoted to the
creative career of Andy Warhol, an acknowledged king of Pop-Art
and a symbolic figure in the world culture of the 20th century,
was held in the Hermitage Theatre.
Presentation of the New Guide-Book
Round the State Hermitage Museum
On November 15, 2000 the State Hermitage Museum and its long-term
partner Slavia publishing house presented their new illustrated
guide-book conceived as a “personal room-to-room guide”.
The ceremony of presenting the
picture "Descent from the Cross" by Renzo Magnanini to
the State Hermitage Museum
On September 14, 2000 the ceremony of presenting the Museum with
the picture "Descent from the Cross" by a famous Italian
artist Renzo Magnanini was held in the State Hermitage Museum
of Saint Petersburg. The Jewelry Articles of the 18th and 19th Centuries
from the State Hermitage Collections. The Art of Modern Jewelers
On October 26, 2000 the opening ceremony of the exhibition was held
in the State Hermitage Museum. The exhibition features nearly 150
outstanding works of jewelry art created by the Saint Petersburg
jewelers in the 18th and 19th centuries. The items on display come
from the collections of the Winter Palace, the Imperial Hermitage
and the nationalized collections of the Russian nobility.
The works of the modern Saint Petersburg jewelers are for the first
time exhibited in the State Hermitage Museum.
"The Winter Palace. Stories
about the Life of the Imperial Residence"
The State Hermitage presents the first volume of the edition "The
Winter Palace. Stories about the Life of the Imperial Residence"
issued in 2000 by the publishing house "Liki Rossii" (Saint Petersburg).
The group of authors - G.N.Komelova, T.V.Kudriavtseva, G.A.Miroliubova,
A.G.Pobedinskaya, L.A.Tarasova, I.N.Ukhanova, V.I.Feodorova, S.F.Janchenko
- offer the first volume for the general public. The edition has
a great number of illustrations.
Opening of the Art History Department
of the European University at Saint Petersburg
The State Hermitage Museum announces opening of the Art History
Department of the European University at Saint Petersburg. This
Department is a joint project of the State Hermitage Museum and
European University at Saint Petersburg worked out to prepare highly
qualified specialists in the field of art history within the framework
of the post-graduate education.It is aimed at eliminating the gaps
in the curriculum of high schools of art history in Russia, approaching
European and world standards in this sphere and development of international
contacts in exchange of information in the field of art