|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.”
State Hermitage Museum
29 April 2020
The annual Hermitage's Gala Banquet is cancelled
Sadly, we have to advise you that the annual Gala Banquet in the Winter Palace cannot take place this year. We hope that you will receive this news with the same sorrow with which we and the Hermitage’s Director feel on making this decision. We will all look forward to June 2021, when the next Gala will be held with even greater splendour than ever!
18 March 2020
General Director of the State Hermitage Endowment on the temporary closure of the Museum
We would like to inform you that from 18 March 2020 on, the State Hermitage Museum is suspending visitor admission to its premises...
3 July 2019
GALA BANQUET IN THE WINTER PALACE
On 29 June 2019, the 14th traditional charity reception took place in the Winter Palace. Its main theme was Russia’s Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, where the State Hermitage is acting as curator this year.
20 December 2018
The acquisition of Anselm Kiefer’s “Aurora”
In 2017, the masterpiece of the outstanding contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer replenished the collection of Contemporary art of the State Hermitage Museum. The work, made by the artist specifically for the Hermitage, was acquired on the basis of income generated by the Hermitage Endowment Fund and with funds from the Vladimir Potanin Foundation Grant.
1 July 2018
13th Charity Gala in the Winter Palace
On 30 June 2018, the 13th Charity Gala was held in the Winter Palace. It was attended by members of the political and cultural elite, scholars, scientists and cultural figures, directors of major Russian museums, stars of the theatre and cinema.
13 March 2018
The Capital No. 2
The Capital No. 2 was raised and placed under management of TKB Investment Partners.
30 October 2017
TKB Investment Partners is Appointed Management Company for the Newly Formed Endowment Capital
The Board of the Fund reached a decision to appoint the TKB Investment Partners (JSC) as the Management Company of the newly formed Second Capital of the Fund.
2 October 2017
Establishing an Additional Endowment Capital
The Board of Directors decided to form another Capital in order to use different strategies and develop healthy competition.
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 17 981 490.80 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 year’s 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 Europe’s 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
- “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. Catherine’s 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.