January 26, 2019 - 10:00 am
To celebrate its 250th anniversary, this immersive documentary tells the story of one of the world’s greatest museums: the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
Founded by Catherine the Great, the Hermitage’s journey from Imperial Palace to State Museum encompasses a rich but troubled past, surviving both the Revolution in 1916 and the siege of Leningrad by the Nazis in 1941-44. Today, it is a breathtakingly beautiful complex which includes the Winter Palace and showcases a vast collection of the world’s greatest artworks. It holds over three million treasures, masterpieces and contemporary works in stunning architectural settings—thousands of which you’ll see throughout “Hermitage Revealed.”