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State Hermitage Museum Endowment Fund

The State Hermitage Museum Endowment Fund has become possible thanks to new legislation in Russia, drafted to create a new source of funding which will provide the necessary autonomy, independence and stability for the museum.


Mikhail Piotrovsky

General Director

State Hermitage Museum


21 August 2017

Results of the Gala Banquet 2017 in the Winter Palace

The Gala banquet in the Winter Palace proved to be an effective fundraising tool for the Special Endowment for the Development of the State Hermitage Museum. We summed up the preliminary results: so far the estimated total amount donated from the Gala guests is 13,647,623.77 rubles.


10 July 2017

Traditional Charity Gala Reception in the Winter Palace

On 30 June 2017, the State Hermitage was the venue for the twelfth annual Charity Gala Reception. This years theme was inspired by two unique exhibitions: Nefertari and the Valley of the Queens from the Museo Egizio in Turin, one of the most important collections of Egyptian antiquities outside Egypt, and Anselm Kiefer: For Velimir Khlebnikov, an exhibition created especially for the Hermitage by one of Europes foremost contemporary artists.


27 March 2017

GALA BANQUET IN THE WINTER PALACE Friday, 30 June 2017

Every year, the State Hermitage Museum hosts the Gala Banquet in the Winter Palace. This magnificent celebration, worthy of the Russian Tsars, attracts patrons of the arts and friends of the Hermitage from all over the world.

The Banquet this year will highlight two main exhibitions of the year:
- Nefertari and the Valley of the Queens with ancient Egyptian treasures from the Collection of Museo Egizio, Turin
and
- Anselm Kiefer to Velimir Khlebnikov featuring one of the most famous artists of today


26 June 2016

GALA BANQUET IN THE WINTER PALACE Friday - 24 June 2016

Every year, the State Hermitage Museum hosts a Gala Banquet in the Winter Palace. This magnificent celebration, worthy of the Russian Tsars, attracts patrons of the arts and friends of the Hermitage from all over the world.


6 August 2015

Donation from the Employees of the State Hermitage

The Special Endowment Fund Management for the Development of the State Hermitage Museum is grateful to the Deputy General Director for Capital Construction Mikhail Novikov and Chief Financial services projects Ekaterina Sirakanian...


27 June 2015

The 10th Gala Charitable Banquet in the Winter Palace

On 26 June 2015 the 10th Gala Charitable Banquet took place in the Winter Palace. All donations will go to the Russian Special Endowment for the Development of the State Hermitage Museum.


14 January 2015

Card tables come home

A pair of superb card tables, masterpieces of their kind dating from the 1760-1770s, have been acquired and restored by the Hermitage..


14 January 2015

Meeting of the Board of Trustees

December 7, on St. Catherines day which is considered as the Hermitage museum birthday, a joint meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Special Endowment Fund Management for the Development of the State Hermitage Museum (Endowment) and the Board of Trustees of the State Hermitage was held in connection with its 250th anniversary.


11 June 2013

Official Reception at the Winter Palace

On 28 June 2013, the charitable annual Official Reception at the Winter Palace was held. This brilliant, fashionable event was held at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.

All donations and collections go to the endowment fund of the museum.


1 June 2012

Public Collection for Donations to the Endowment Fund

On 31 May, the Management for the Special Endowment Fund Management for the Development of the State Hermitage Museum non-profit organisation made a decision to start a public collection for donations to the endowment as decided by the Fund Management decision on 3 May 2011.


10 April 2012

Tax Credits for Donations

From 1.01.2012 tax credits will be attainable for individuals donating money to endowment funds.



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