An exclusive tour introduces guests to the contemporary art market in St. Petersburg. It is addressed primarily to professionals - collectors and amateurs, those who want to understand the world of contemporary art in St. Petersburg, as well as those who are taking their first steps in the art business or planning to do it. Moreover: this tour may be of interest to a wider audience as well.
After all, artistic life is a huge infrastructure full of secrets and rich business opportunities. It is always interesting to get inside information from top officials!
Take a private tour of museums, galleries and artists' workshops with art critic, producer and entrepreneur Svetlana Kalashnikova, who will become your personal guide to the world of contemporary art and art business in St. Petersburg.
Route and content of the tour
You are about to plunge into a new, amazing world hidden from the eyes of the mass consumer of contemporary art. You have a unique opportunity to meet the most diverse representatives of the most incomprehensible social sphere - the artistic life of St. Petersburg.
We will talk about the peculiarities, “cuisine” and pitfalls of the art business, discuss and discuss investments in art objects (issues of appraisal, export of art works, and much more).
The tour is based on an independent choice from an active actor in the artistic life of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Your personal guide will be Svetlana Kalashnikova, rector of the Institute for Contemporary Art, art advisor, author and producer of educational programs for adults and children. Together with her, you will discover artistic "places of power" inaccessible to the general public.
Especially for you, she will prepare an exclusive program in which you will find:
The route is determined individually with the customer. You can order an excursion by calling the Excursion Bureau +7 (812) 611-30-12 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org - at least a week before your chosen date (it is possible later, but then some places where a preliminary agreement is needed will be included in the route).
Svetlana Kalashnikova herself will contact you, you will share with her your interests in the field of contemporary art, tell her what you would like to see and visit in St. Petersburg. After that, the art critic will draw up an exclusive excursion program for you, taking into account the most interesting events in the cultural life of the city that will take place on the days of your visit.
The itinerary depends on the presence of the visionaries in St. Petersburg on the date of the order and the exhibitions taking place in the city. As a rule, the route line includes 3-5 locations at the request of the customer, with a break for lunch at a restaurant, during which the tour will continue in the format of a conversation about the intricacies of the art business.
After agreeing on the date and time of the tour, you will need to make a payment.
You can go on an excursion alone, with a family or a friendly company, with a group of colleagues or business partners - we have a fixed price for the entire group.
All our excursions are conducted in accordance with the antique restrictions introduced on the territory of St. Petersburg.