A modern museum is not just a place for archiving and research but a multicultural centre. It is an experimental, educational, and gaming space offering an open dialogue with the public. The changing status and role of a museum, new approaches to perception and promotion of cultural heritage — conceptual issues can be found side by side with practical topics and those in tune with the current realities on the Forum agenda.
President, Union of Russian Museums; Director General, the State Hermitage Museum.
Director, Russian Museum of Ethnography.
Director, State Historical Museum.
Director General of the Russian State Library.