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Russia: collectors, art and music of the early 20th century

The emergence of the Russian avant-garde

Image: The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Saturdays 20 October, 3 and 24 November 2018, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Russian-language introduction to Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Вводные лекции на русском языке к выставке Мастера модернизма из Эрмитажа

Image: Wassily Kandinsky Landscape: Dünaberg near Murnau 1913 (detail) Inv GE 9098

Saturday 24 November 2018, 12pm and 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium

FOMArt: November

Presented by the Youth Collective

Photograph: Egoism

Saturday 24 November 2018, 1-4.30pm

Free

Museum Store Sunday

Celebrate with a 10% discount in the Gallery Shop

Sunday 25 November 2018, 10am – 4.45pm

Duration 6 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Gallery Shop

Special lecture: George W Lambert’s 'The Mask'

With Dr Anna Gray

Image: George Lambert recto: Sketch for 'The mask’ verso: unfinished male portrait circa 1911 (detail)

Wednesday 28 November 2018, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Live music: DJ Kali (Picnic)

Get those creative juices flowing

Image: DJ Kali

Wednesdays 14, 21, 28 Nov 2018, 7.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Workshops: Modern makers

Take part in this free workshop

Wednesdays 14, 21 & 28 Nov 2018, 5.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auslan tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Paul Cézanne Banks of the Marne c1888 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Sunday 25 November 2018, 1.30pm
Wednesday 5 December 2018, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

A very European Christmas

Celebrate the Christmas season at the Gallery!

Image: Choir of St James’ King Street

Wednesday 12 Dec 2018, 4.30pm

Duration 6 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and make: A European Christmas

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 2, 16 December 2018, 11am-3.30pm
Wednesday 12 December 2018, 4.30-6.30pm

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Masters of modern sound

An after-dark experience in art, space and sound unlike anything you’ve seen or heard before

Photo by Marian Abboud

Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 January 2019
8pm

Duration 4 hours
Charges apply

Children's access workshop: Colour, pattern, rhythm and shape

Free artmaking activity for children with specific needs and their families and carers

Wednesday 16 January 2019, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Monet to Malevich: pioneers of modern art

Summer school course with the National Art School

Image: Claude Monet Poppy field 1890-91 (detail). The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.

Monday 14 – Friday 18 January 2019, 9am

Duration 3 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Colour, pattern, rhythm and shape

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Paul Signac Harbour at Marseilles 1907 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

11am-3.30pm
Mondays-Fridays 7-25 January 2019

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Wednesdays 9, 16, 23 & 30 Jan 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art in Mind: modern art and music

Exploring sensation and perception through mindfulness

Image: Paul Cézanne Fruit 1879-80 (detail). The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.

Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6pm
Saturday 9 February 2019, 9am

Film series: Cosmic futures

Visionary Russian cinema

Image: Still from Stalker

7 November - 16 December 2018
9 January - 10 February 2019
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings recommended

Art and dementia: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Image: Camille Pissarro Boulevard Montmartre in Paris 1897 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Friday 7 December 2018, 1.30pm
Wednesday 13 February 2019, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Coffee tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage BOOKED OUT

For members and guests

Image: Paul Cézanne Fruit 1879—1880 (detail) The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Tuesday 13 November 2018 & 22 January 2019 10am
Thursday 6 December 2018 & 14 February 2019, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Access workshop: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Tuesday 4 December 2018, 11am
Thursday 14 February 2019, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Drawing Picasso

Get intimate with a masterpiece

Saturday 2 February 2019, 8.45am
Saturday 16 February 2019, 8.45am

Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

Audio-description tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

For visitors who are blind or with low vision

Thursday 29 November 2018, 1pm
Saturday 16 February 2019, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Korean-language guided tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

한국어 안내 관람: 러시아 Hermitage(에르미타) 박물관의 현대 미술 명작전

Image: Paul Gauguin Month of Mary (Te avae no Maria) 1899 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Wednesdays 1pm
24 October - 12 December 2018
9 January - 20 February 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Does modern art still matter?

Short talks by artists

Mike Parr Towards a Black Monochrome 2018

Wednesdays 5.30pm
6-20 February 2019

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Japanese-language guided tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

日本語ガイドツアー:エルミタージュ美術館展:モダン・アートの巨匠たち

Image: Paul Gauguin Month of Mary (Te avae no Maria) 1899 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Saturdays 1pm
3 November - 15 December 2018
5 January - 23 February 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Mandarin-language guided tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

普通話導覽:隱士廬(冬宮)藝術大師精品展

Image: Paul Gauguin Month of Mary (Te avae no Maria) 1899 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Saturdays 3pm
13 October - 15 December 2018
5 January – 2 March 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Paul Gauguin Month of Mary (Te avae no Maria) 1899 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Daily 11.30am, 2pm
13 October – 21 December 2018
5 January – 3 March 2019
Wednesdays 7.15pm
17 October – 12 December 2018
9 January – 27 February 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Cantonese-language guided tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

粵語導覽:隱士廬(冬宮)藝術大師精品展

Image: Paul Gauguin Month of Mary (Te avae no Maria) 1899 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Sundays 3pm
4 November - 16 December 2018
6 January – 3 March 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Past events

Curator's lecture: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage BOOKED OUT

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Mikhail Dedinkin

Wednesday 10 October 2018, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Painting cinema

Saskia Boddeke in conversation

Image Credit: Digidaan

Sunday 14 October 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Free viewing for members

Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Image: Albert Marquet The Bay of Naples 1909 (detail) The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Sunday 14 October 2018, 5.15pm & 6.15pm
Monday 15 October 2018, 2pm & 3pm

Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free, bookings required

Celebrity talks: Off the charts

Colour in context

Image: Wassily Kandinsky View of Murnau 1908 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Wednesdays 17, 24 & 31 Oct 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: From Russia with Love

Russian folk music meets classic French chanson and musette

Image: Eddie Bronson

Wednesday's 17, 24 & 31 Oct 2018, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Cosmic futures opening event: Aelita x Lucy Cliché

Silent film with live music accompaniment

Image: Still from Aelita

Sunday 4 November 2018, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Young Members: Meetup

Art and conversations

Image: courtesy Joseph Alessi

Wednesday 7 November 2018, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Free with exhibition entry

Summer in St Petersburg BOOKED OUT

End of year celebration

Photo: Belinda Rolland.

Sunday 11 November 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply