Exclusive Tours of the Art and Culture in Russia

Russian Art Tour offers once-in-a-lifetime tours of the art and culture in Russia. Created by fine artist and graduate level professor, Cathy Locke, our tours focus on Moscow and St. Petersburg. Experience entire bodies of work, as well as paintings that have never traveled outside of Russia, gain an understanding of the history and culture of the Russian people through a variety of  unique events that we offer. We organize day tours for individuals, as well as group tours for educational organizations such as art groups, high schools and colleges.


2014 Marks the 250th Anniversary of the Hermitage Museum 

In 2014 the State Hermitage Museum will celebrate 250 years of existence. A new wing of the museum will be opening consisting of  800 rooms all dedicated to the art from the 19th to 21st centuries. The opening of this behemoth new wing will make the Hermitage the largest museum in the world.


Cathy Locke

Cathy Locke

Russian Art Tour is a licensed tour operator, headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area

Russian Art Tour was founded by professional fine artist Cathy Locke. "I love traveling, and I wanted to create a relaxing and fun way for people to learn about the art and culture of Russia. I also wanted to create a safe way to visit Russia for people who are traveling alone," explains Cathy.

Art Lover's Tour

During our Art Lover's Tour professional artist and graduate level professor, Cathy Locke, leads a eight day tour of the museums and cultural sights in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Attendees get a solid understanding of the art movements, color theories, compositions, as well as the backgrounds on the artists and collectors that we see. We also visit cultural and historical landmarks. You do not need to be an artist to attend this tour. Click here for more information....

 

Boat tours of St. Petersburg

Boat tours of St. Petersburg

Private Tours

We offer private tours for individuals and families who want a unique experience that they will always remember. Click here for more information . . .


Repin Institute

Repin Institute

Educational Tours

We offer curriculums for high school to college level students, both undergraduate and graduate. Our educational programs include economical hotels and group rates. In 2014 the State Hermitage Museum will celebrate 250 years of existence. A new wing of the museum will be opening consisting of  800 rooms all dedicated to the art from the 19th to 21st centuries. The opening of this behemoth new wing will make the Hermitage the largest museum in the world. Click here for more information . . .