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St. Petersburg Workshop VI

August 10 - August24, 2017

This project is supported by the St. Petersburg Committee of Culture.

Winter Palace Studio invites you to the sixth 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
TOUR ONLY (without classes) - $1,200

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

The Hermitage

Visas: To obtain a Russian visa you need a Letter of Invitation. The cost of the visa itself is $160 with a 6-20 business days waiting period. 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.

We used unlocked iPhone 6S with a local SIM card. Purchasing a SIM card is relatively easy.

Email: wintrpalce@aol.com
Phone: 301 263 0000
Address: 1054 31st Street NW Washington DC 20007

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