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:  7 Days
Dates:  June 27-July 4, 2018
Meals:  Breakfast & Lunch
Early Bird Sign Up:  March 23, 2018
Final Deadline to Sign Up: April 20, 2018


June 27  |  Arrival

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

June 28  |  Painting AM – Church on the Spilled Blood + Lecture PM – Russian Museum

June 29 |  Painting AM – Canal view near HermitageLecture PM – Hermitage Museum - Winter Palace

June 30  |  Painting AM – St. Isaac’s Cathedral areaLecture PM – Hermitage Museum:  20th century collection

July 1  |  Painting AM – Neva River + Visit Repin Institute + Painting PM – Neva River

July 2  |  Painting AM – Cityscape + Painting PM – Cityscape

July 3|  Painting AM – Smolny Cathedral +  Painting PM – Alexander Nevsky Lavra

July 4  |  Return Home   

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

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Small Group Program

This program will be a small group made up of four to twelve people. This will give you the opportunity to spend more time on the things you want to see and discuss. A rare opportunity to spend your days with a university expert allowing you to ask questions and have meaningful conversations.

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

Fee:  $4,000.00 USD
Single Supplement:  $500.00 USD