Saturday, March 3, we will meet at the National Civil Rights Museum and walk the Sanitation Workers' Strike route to City Hall, to commemorate MLK50.
Feel free to join us for all or part of the day - a detailed schedule is available below the map. This sketch walk happen rain or shine, unless there is ice or a tornado warning. See you there!
Meet at Mulberry at Butler to sketch at the National Civil Rights Museum. Gather at 10:50 AM (-ish) to share sketches.
Walk to Clayborn Temple via Mulberry to Vance to Third Street to Pontotoc.
Sketch Clayborn Temple at Hernando and Pontotoc. Meet at 12:05 (or so) to share sketches.
To Main Street via Linden to Third Street to Beale to Main. (Original Sanitation Workers' Strike route took Hernando to Beale, but the FedEx Forum has since been built there.)
12:30 to 2:00 PM
Lunch and sketch on Main Street between Gayoso and City Hall. There are plenty of restaurants (Maciel's, City Market, Cafe Keough, Aldo's Pizza, etc.) and there is plenty to sketch. Let's documenting the sense of place of Memphis now, along the strike route. (Also be sure to visit the Peanut Shop on Main just north of Monroe.)
Sketch City Hall and Civic Plaza
Meet up in front of City Hall to share sketches.