The 250th anniversary of the Hermitage. “Faberge Rooms of Memory”. Vrubel’s Jewelry Brooch

December 5, 2014 | Events

In the Main Headquarters, new rooms of the State Hermitage Museum, an opening of the “Faberge Rooms of Memory” exhibition and award presentation ceremony of Hermitage sponsors and patrons took place

Within the framework of the event the film about exhibition creation “Faberge Rooms of Memory” was presented, as well as the masterclasses of the artists, the restorers of the State Hermitage Museum in the field of metal, colored stones and graphic works restoration were held. To the reception on the occasion of the new exhibition opening, Neil McGregor, the Chairman of the International Advisory Council of the State Hermitage Museum, the Director of British Museum was invited.

The solemn opening was initiated with the words of Mikhail Piotrovsky, the Director of the State Hermitage Museum, who extended the appreciation to Igor Lobortas, the Head of Lobortas Classic Jewelry House and from his hands accepted a unique gold brooch with diamonds and sapphires created from the only one known sketch of the great Russian artist Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel.

Igor Lobortas was given the honor of being invited to “Hermitage Friends Club”