For one month only, in May–June 2019, the Hermitage loaned its newly conserved painting by an artist of the school of Leonardo, Flora by Francesco Melzi, to the National Gallery.

The Hermitage Museum became the first ever institution to curate a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale. See article in The Art Newspaper.

In a year that opens with difficult relations between Russia and the West, Professor Piotrovsky's vision of cultural diplomacy is recognised by The Art Newspaper

December 2018 - National Gallery loans painting to groundbreaking Piero della Francesca exhibition

November 2018 - We had a packed programme of Friends' Events! 

Fundraising, Fun and Frolics at the 2018 Hermitage Foundation UK Gala Dinner

Professor Piotrovsky responds to US withdrawal from UNESCO

The Winter Palace and the Hermitage in 1917

Hermitage Foundation UK supports publication of important catalogues of Greek vases

Hermitage Foundation UK buys superb watercolour for the Hermitage collection

Hampton Court Albums of Catherine the Great