Photographic Treasures of the State Hermitage Museum
Monday, April 7, 2014 – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
Natalia Avetyan, Curator of Photographs, State Hermitage Museum
Irina Terentyeva, Curator of Photographs, State Hermitage Museum
Photograph curators from the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Natalia Avetyan and Irina Terentyeva, will share for the first time with an American audience, the riches of their photographic collections. As curators of photographs in the Department of History of Russian Culture at the Hermitage, their collections range from Imperial treasures to twentieth-century masterpieces.
Presented by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Collection, Fung Library; Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative; and the Weissman Preservation Center, Harvard Library.