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For Current Members

Mark your calendars, here's a look at what's happening soon at YOUR Gallery.

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Marie Antoinette with a Rose, 1783, oil on canvas, 116.8 × 88.9 cm. Collection of Lynda and Stewart Resnick

Save these dates for the next Exclusive Members’ Evenings on Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842)

Thursday 23 June from 6 to 8 pm
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Thursday 25 August from 6 to 8 pm 

Music in the lives of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun and Marie Antoinette

Wednesday 13 July from 7 to 10 pm

Music and Beyond returns to the Gallery. Don’t miss this special evening of “Music in the lives of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun and Marie Antoinette.” Free for Gallery members.
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The Treasures of the Hermitage – St. Petersburg and Moscow

The National Gallery of Canada 2016 Members’ Tour

The National Gallery of Canada invites its members to experience the art treasures of the Hermitage Museum, as well as the palaces and museums of St. Petersburg and Moscow. Enjoy an intimate view of masterpieces of art and architecture that defined the grace and beauty of 18th and 19th century Imperial Russia. As a special treat, arrangements have been made for us to visit the Hermitage on a Monday when it is closed to the public. Examine the fine details of the newly restored Amber Room in the Catherine Palace and other sights in the “Tzars Village.” Delight in studying the stunning Forbes Collection of Imperial Easter Eggs at the just opened Fabergé Museum. Don’t miss the Russian Museum holding the finest collection of Russian art anywhere in the world. In Moscow, we will visit the Kremlin, and take in Red Square and St. Basil’s, one of the most photographed sites in the world. We will visit the Diamond Treasury Reserve beneath the Kremlin as well as the great art collections at the Tretyakov and Pushkin Museums. Take the opportunity to enjoy a ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre only steps from our hotel. This truly is a trip of a lifetime!

$5,090* per person
7 nights | Land only
Departs: 6 – 14 October 2016

Download a PDF copy of the itinerary.

To learn more, contact:

Robert Kaszanits
President, The Hermitage
Foundation of Canada

Merit Travel

*CDN$ pp dbl occ. Single supplement: $995. Not included: Airfare, any personal expenses, such as insurance, passport fees, any meals, or items not mentioned, theater performances. Space is limited on this hosted departure. Contact a Merit Travel Specialist for full terms and conditions.