Support Projects of the Hermitage

The Vladimir Potanin Foundation supports the State Hermitage Museum in its activities on the preservation of cultural heritage and pursuit of development by changing the museums image in response to the demands the twenty-first century poses on museum community. Reaching this goal wouldn’t be possible without the support of proactive and creative museum employees. At the moment projects in two categories are funded: individual awards “For contribution to the State Hermitage development” and travel grants for research and inetrnship purposes.

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Success Stories

  • Ekaterina Khmelnitskaya

    Ekaterina Khmelnitskaya, a senior researcher of the department of the Russian history of the State Hermitage Museum, was awarded the Potanin Foundation grant for this ten year research.