Disclaimer: please keep in mind that due to the current COVID-19 situation in St. Petersburg, you may be required to present your vaccination QR code (or an equivalent document) to attend mass events.

Agnolo di Bronzino. A Portrait of Dante

  • November 10 - January 16, 11 am - 6 pm (Tue, Thu, Sun), 11 am - 8 pm (Wed, Fri, Sat)
  • The State Hermitage Museum
  • 500 rubles (300 rubles for students)
  • QR code: required

A full exhibition for one painting? But what a painting! Starting November 10, all art and literature buffs have the chance to see the one and only Allegorical Portrait of Dante Alighieri by the Italian artist Agnolo Bronzino at the State Hermitage Museum. Dedicated to the 700-year death anniversary of the poet, the exhibition not only presents the portrait of the Italian virtuoso – in fact, the only remaining painting from the series of paintings of the greatest poets of Tuscany (Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio) – but also a rare printed edition (1578) of his life’s work, the Divine Comedy.

Serenity and Delight. An Intermuseum Exhibition Project

When sick of the modern bustle and heart-wrenching stories, make an escape to the world of light, kindness, and peace at the Serenity and Delight exhibition. Featuring the works of over 100 Russian artists from 39 world-known museums in Russia and abroad, the exhibition offers a plethora of artworks from prominent portrait painters, world-renowned marine wizards, and more: Karl Bryullov, Ivan Shishkin, Ivan Aivazovsky, Arkhip Kuindzhi, and many others. 

Paperboyo. Cut & Paste

What about some art made in our lifetimes? This weekend, don’t miss out on the exhibition of modern-day photography happening at Erarta Museum. A camera and paper cutouts – that’s all Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo), a viral photographer with nearly half a million followers, needs to create his art. The London-based artist creates brand new realities by transforming well-known surroundings into something different. The Statue of Liberty lifts weights!? A giant octopus makes the Colosseum its home? Well, you have to see this!

The opening of the ice skating season

  • November 13 - March 30, 10 am - 9 pm (Mon-Thu), 10 am - 11 pm (Fri-Sun)
  • New Holland Island
  • Check the website for the prices
  • QR code: not required

The weather is cooler, the clothes are thicker… and finally, ice rinks are popping up in the city. From November 13 on, everyone’s favorite ice rink on New Holland Island is back – with daily ice skating sessions for all ages. But that’s not all… Every evening, visitors will be able to hit the ice enjoying great music – from the golden hits to soundtracks from popular movies – and on weekends, skate the night away at a silent disco.