Plein Air Painting in St. Petersburg

This exciting seven day program of location painting is lead by artist and university professor Cathy Locke. Everyday you will paint such sites as the canals, Neva River, Church on the Spilled Blood, Smolny Cathedral and Alexander Nevsky Lavra. In addition, Cathy will lecture on the Russia’s finest collections of art at the Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. We will also have a special trip to the Repin Academy.  This program is open to students at all levels and any medium. To view Cathy's work –  Cathy is the editor of and the founder of Russian Art Tour.

Small Group: 4-12
Length:  8 Days
Dates:  July 18-25, 2018
Meals:  Breakfast & Lunch

Sign up early – Space is limited!


July 18  |  Arrival

Arrival at St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport (LED)
Transfer to the hotel in a private car

July 19  |  Painting AM – Church on the Spilled Blood + Lecture PM – Russian Museum

July 20 |  Painting AM – Canal view near HermitageLecture PM – Hermitage Museum - Winter Palace

July 21  |  Painting AM – St. Isaac’s Cathedral areaLecture PM – Hermitage Museum:  20th century collection

July 22  |  Painting AM – Neva River + Visit Repin Institute + Painting PM – Neva River

July 23  |  Painting AM – Cityscape + Painting PM – Cityscape

July 24|  Painting AM – Smolny Cathedral +  Painting PM – Alexander Nevsky Lavra

July 25  |  Return Home   

Transportation from hotel to St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport (LED) in a private car


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Tour Package

• Seven nights in a three star hotel includes VAT
• Breakfast and lunch
• Transfers to and from the airport in a private car
• Entry into all museums and sights
• Lectures as outlined in the itinerary
• Russian tourist visa support letter
• All transportation during the tour per itinerary
• Tour Leader services per itinerary
• Basic painting supplies: paper towels and paint thinner.    


Tour Pricing

Early Bird Sign-Up by February 28

Fee:  $4,000.00 USD
Single Supplement:  $525.00 USD

Late Bird Sign-Up by March 23

Fee:  $4,300.00 USD
Single Supplement:  $625.00 USD