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Virtual Tour of The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, November 17th
12:00 pm CST - 1:00 pm CST

Location


Jewish Museum Milwaukee is proud to present GLOBAL MUSEUM PASSPORT: Virtual Home Edition

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Travel to exciting destinations and visit venues around the world from the comfort of your couch with Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s new online adventure series, ‘Global Museum Passport: Virtual Home Edition’. Partnering with international colleagues, we will journey to different countries each month to tour special exhibitions, traverse historical sites, and view collection highlights. From Poland to the UK and Russia to Israel, expert staff will share their knowledge and insights, guiding you through unique museum experiences and bringing a distinctive dimensionality to your virtual excursions.

Virtual Tour of The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

Founded in 1764, the State venue is the second-largest art museum in the world and among the most visited. Experienced guide Evgenia Kempinski will traverse its ornate galleries for a tour highlighting art works of Jewish interest from its renowned collection. Find out what Hebrew inscriptions on Italian paintings can tell us about Jewish community life, see the stories of Jewish history represented by the greatest artists, and understand how political situations are reflected in art. Tour includes live commentary and will be followed by a live Q & A with Ms. Kempinski. 

This program will be shown via Zoom, please register to receive the full login information.

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About The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

The collection of the State Hermitage includes over 3 million works of art and world culture artefacts. It contains paintings, graphic works, sculptures, works of applied art, archaeological artefacts and numismatic objects.

The collection of the State Hermitage includes over 3 million works of art and world culture artefacts. It contains paintings, graphic works, sculptures, works of applied art, archaeological artefacts and numismatic objects.

The Hermitage is considered to have been founded in 1764, when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of works from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. The museum celebrates the anniversary of its founding each year on 7 December, St. Catherine’s Day.

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