2016 Archived News

Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky speaking at the Acropolis Museum on conservatism and innovation

Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky 2  The Acropolis Museum has organised a presentation by the Director of the State Hermitage Museum, Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, which will be held on Monday, 31 October 2016, at 6 pm, in the Auditorium of the Museum, entitled "Conservatism and innovation at the Hermitage".

The presentation will be made in English. Admission to the talk is free.

Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky in an interview with the Guardian in February this year described the loan of the river god Ilissos in 2014 as showing how much trust there is between the British Museum and the Hermitage Museum, adding that culture was always above politics.