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XVIII Hermitage Gala Banquet on 29 June, 2024

Published 27 March 2024

The Gala Banquet in support of the Hermitage Special Endowment Fund will take place in the State Hermitage Museum on June 29, 2024

Each year, on the last Saturday of June, the State Hermitage Museum traditionally invites Friends and Patrons of the museum, distinguished artists and outstanding performers to the traditional Hermitage Charity Gala Banquet. This year it will take place on 29 June, 2024 at the General Staff Building, home to one of the most celebrated and visited Hermitage collections: collection of Impressionists and Post-impressionists.

The General Staff Building is also the site for all major Hermitage exhibitions of the 20th- and 21st-century art. One of such shows will be a gigantic total installation of Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, MONUMENT TO A LOST CIVILIZATION, and the guests of the Gala will become its first visitors.
During the evening, guests will also enjoy a special concert program in the Atrium of the General Staff building, a visit the Carl Fabergé Memorial Rooms, and a traditional Gala Dinner.

Video from the 2023 Gala Banquet

Photo and articles from the previous years' receptions can be viewed here , as well as at the Endowment's YouTube channel.

The funds raised through the Gala will go to the State Hermitage Endowment. The income from this special-purpose capital is forwarded to expand the museum’s collection.

You can find out more on how to take part in the Gala here.
For more information and bookings for the Gala banquet, please contact Marina Mukoseeva in Russia: +7 906 2598986,

Dress Code: Black tie, long evening gown.