WELCOME TO THE METAVERSE:
ABOUT THE FUTURE OF MUSEUMS WITH THE CELESTIAL HERMITAGE
Thursday 31 March 2022 – 10.30-11.00
- Dimitri OZERKOV – Director of contemporary Art department
The State Hermitage Museum
In November 2021, the State Hermitage Museum has been launching a free exhibition of NFT artworks in the “Celestial Hermitage,” the museum’s digital avatar. Based on the concept of the metaverse, the exhibition The Ethereal Aether allows users to create digital avatars and discover the artworks which are not for sale. Dimitri Ozerkov will explain its concept and comment on implications of the metaverse for the future of museums.