A Word from the Director

To the Hermitage for a Stroll

The museum is closed, but it has millions of visitor Text: Елена Яковлева Rossiyskaya gazeta newspaper, Federal edition №79(8133)

Posted on April 11, 2020

Around 15 million people have visited the Hermitage over two weeks of quarantine. Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director of the State Hermitage, tells the RG how one of Russia’s and the world’s greatest museums is getting on during the epidemic and what philosophy it is adhering to.

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