W I N T E R P A L A C E S T U D I O
classically trained artists
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:
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
The prices do not include:
airfare, hotels, food, art materials, visa expenses
To pay online please click here.
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. 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.
Phones: We used unlocked iPhone 4S with a local SIM card. Purchasing a SIM card is relatively easy.
Phone: 301 263 0000
Address: 1054 31st Street NW Washington DC 20007