Wednesday, June 26, 2019

July Sketch Group at Crosstown Arts

Join us at the Crosstown Arts show Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting, and Blue - two great quilt shows, including an interactive make-your-own-quilt installation.

Saturday, July 13 ***Note that we're meeting the SECOND SATURDAY***
Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Ave #280 (east side of the building at the top of the red stairs)
10:00 AM

Please join us!


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Munch & Learn at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens

At noon on Wednesday, June 26, several of the Memphis Urban Sketchers who are participating in the show at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, First Saturdays, will present a panel discussion, "Why You Should Be an Urban Sketcher."

We'll talk about how we got interested in urban sketching, our favorite tools and subjects, and how you can participate.

Hope you can join us!


Monday, April 29, 2019

May Sketch Group at Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Join us to sketch, but also to see the show, First Saturdays, in the Mallory-Wurtzburger galleries!

Saturday, May 4
Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave
10:00 AM
We'll meet at the sculpture in front of the Dixon Gallery entrance. It's also family day and some of our sketchers are doing sketching demonstrations, so it will be a busy day!

Please join us!

Friday, April 19, 2019

Memphis Urban Sketchers Show "First Saturdays" at Dixon Gallery and Gardens

We are excited to be exhibiting our sketches at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens! First Saturdays, a show of framed sketches, sketchbooks, and scanned sketches displayed digitally, is up now through early July.
Join us for Tours at 2 this Tuesday, April 23 at 2:00 PM to learn more about the exhibit. There's also a reception on May 16, and a panel discussion on June 26.





Thursday, February 21, 2019

March Sketch Group at Crosstown Arts

Next sketch group is Saturday, March 2, 10:00 AM at Crosstown Arts (upstairs on the east end of the Crosstown Concourse). Meet at the top of the red stairs. Plenty of art and architecture and people to draw here!

Monday, January 28, 2019

February Sketch Group at The South Main Market

Next sketch group is this Saturday, February 2 at 10:00 AM. Come in and say hi, grab some food and make some sketches, and if it's nice out head outside! We'll meet up at noon to share our sketches.

The South Main Market (food hall)
409 S. Main (at Huling)

See you there!

Monday, January 14, 2019

January 2019 Sketch Group at Edge Alley

On January 5 we met at Edge Alley for our first sketch group of 2019. We had fun sketching inside and out on this unexpectedly sunny day.

















Join us for more sketching on February 2 at the South Main Market, 409 S Main St 1st floor at 10:00 AM.


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

November Sketch Group and Pictures from October

We will be sketching at India Fest this weekend!

Saturday, November 3
India Fest at the Agricenter
10:00 AM
Meet at the end of the entrance hall, towards the main room. Entry fee is $5.

We had several sketching opportunities in October - here are a few pictures:
October 6 at the Edge District



Group photo!


October 20 at Paper & Clay


beautiful portrait of Beatrice Wood (look her up!)

Thursday, October 4, 2018

October Sketch Outings

October is here!
Next sketch group is this Saturday, October 6, at the Edge District (the area around Madison/Marshall/Monroe between the Medical District and Downtown).
We'll meet at 10:00 AM at the Edge Alley coffee shop, 600 Monroe Ave, but we'll keep our fingers crossed for good weather and roam around the neighborhood. This gives us a great opportunity to visit and sketch the new Wonder / Cowork / Create space at 340 B Monroe Ave.
by Martha Kelly
Also planned for October (because it's "fall"):

October 13
Pink Palace Crafts Fair
10:00 AM
Meet at the demo tents (there's an entry fee http://www.memphismuseums.org/join/friends-of-the-pink-palace/the-pink-palace-crafts-fair/)

October 20
Paper and Clay Ceramics Studio, 486 N Hollywood St.
10:00 AM
Paper and Clay and their studio partner Question the Answer have invited us to sketch in and around their studio, which is right around the corner from Broad Avenue.
from our last outing at Broad Ave
October 27
Brooks' Dia De Los Muertos Parade and Festival, Brooks Museum 1934 Poplar Ave
11:30 AM
Meet in front of Brooks to see the parade coming in from Overton Square, festival starts at noon at the Brooks in Overton Park.

Join our Facebook group to stay up to date!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

July Sketch Group at the Brooks Museum

Next sketch group
Saturday, July 7
Brooks Museum of Art1934 Poplar Ave 
10:00 AM
Join us to sketch the African Print exhibit! Brooks is giving us a $1 discount, but we can also get in for free with a library card.
Meet in the rotunda.
Don't forget - pencil only! But that means colored pencils, too.

Winner of the African Print Design Challenge