August 12 - August 27, 2021
Winter Palace Studio invites you to the ninth two week workshop in St. Petersburg, Russia. The workshop will include:
· 9 drawing/painting sessions under the tutelage of the Academy of Fine Arts Professors
· Visits to the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, and other museums
· Boat tour of the city
· Visit to the Academy of Fine Arts (Repin Institute) museum
· Visit to a ballet theater
· Day trips to Petergof and Tzarskoe Selo (two of the summer palaces outside of St. Petersburg)
FULL WORKSHOP (according to the schedule) - $2,200 (down payment -$800)
TOUR ONLY (without classes) - $1,200 (down payment - $500)
The prices include:
Academy of Fine Arts tuition, model fees, tour guide fees, all museum and theater tickets,
transportation while in Russia, etc.
The prices do not include:
airfare, hotels, food, art materials, visa expenses
To pay online please click here.
For information and registration, please contact us at:
Hotels: The Comfort Hotel we usually stay in is just three blocks from the Winter Palace (the Hermitage) and offers very safe and comfortable accommodations. The starting price for a double room is about $120 a day. For more information please check their site: http://comfort-hotel.ru/reserve/?date=2016-08-19&nights=1&adults=1 You will need to request a Visa support Letter from your hotel at http://comfort-hotel.ru/en/visaform
Visas: To obtain a Russian visa you need a Letter of Invitation.
For more information please visit: http://www.russianembassy.org/page/tourist-visa The Russian consulate is located at 2641 Tunlow Rd. NW Washington DC 20007. We will be happy to assist you in the process in any way possible.
Materials: We can take oil paints and other materials (except solvents) on the plane. They have to be in a checked-in baggage. In case you overlooked something, there is an art supply store right in the AU building and other locations. Easels will be provided.
Money and Customs: We can take up to $3,000 cash without declaration.
Phones: We used unlocked iPhone 6S with a local SIM card. Purchasing a SIM card is relatively easy.