St Petersburg's Hermitage Museum to open Moscow branch

One of the world’s best museums, the State Hermitage Museum from St Petersburg will open a branch in Moscow.

State Hermitage Museum at the Winter Palace, St Petersburg.

State Hermitage Museum at the Winter Palace, St Petersburg. Image by Dennis Jarvis / CC BY-SA 2.0

The satellite museum will feature primarily contemporary works, both from the existing collection of the Hermitage and new works. The New York architect Hani Rashid will design the 140,000-square-foot, 15-storey building which is scheduled to open in 2018. Read more: our-russia.com

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