Press conference

Dear Member of the Press,

In anticipation of the opening of Hermitage Amsterdam, we will hold a Press Conference for the new exhibition Spanish Masters on Thursday 26 November 2015, from 2 p.m.

This exhibition tells the story of the rise and evolution of Spain from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century, with the Spanish royal house in the lead role. The Hermitage in St Petersburg was the first museum outside Spain to open a gallery devoted solely to Spanish art. The diverse collection includes superior works of applied art, such as majolica, tapestries and arms, as well as paintings of the highest quality, including masterpieces like The Apostles Peter and Paul (1587–92) by El Greco, The Lunch (c. 1617) by Diego Velázquez and Portrait of the Actress Antonia Zárate (1810–11) by Francisco Goya.

Accreditation is required for all journalists planning to attend the Press Conference. Accreditation applications can be on here on this website page. If you have any questions, please send an email to or telephone +31 (0) 20 530 8755.

The deadline for accreditation applications is 24 November 2015. Confirmation letters will be e-mailed around 24 November and will include more information.

We hope that you will be able to join us for this important cultural event and look forward to welcoming you.


Martijn van Schieveen & Kim van Niftrik

Hermitage Amsterdam

From 1.30 p.m.Accreditation and registration (entrance Amstel 51)
2 p.m.Press Conference
2.30 p.m.Guided tour of the exhibition
4 p.m.End of programme

Opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on 27 April (Kingsday) and 25 December (Christmas Day)
Open on 1 January 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Hermitage Amsterdam is located on Amstel 51, Amsterdam

Photo Janiek Dam

More information:
+31 (0)20 530 74 88

More information online ticketing:
+31 (0)20 530 87 55


Hermitage Amsterdam would like to thank:

Main sponsors
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