Tuesday, February 27, 2018

More Information about March 3 Sketch Walk

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!

10:00 AM
Meet at Mulberry at Butler to sketch at the National Civil Rights Museum. Gather at 10:50 AM (-ish) to share sketches.

11:00 AM
Walk to Clayborn Temple via Mulberry to Vance to Third Street to Pontotoc.

11:15 AM
Sketch Clayborn Temple at Hernando and Pontotoc. Meet at 12:05 (or so) to share sketches.

12:15 PM
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.)

2:00 PM
Sketch City Hall and Civic Plaza

3:00 PM
Meet up in front of City Hall to share sketches.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

March 3 Sketch Group - Sketch Walk from National Civil Rights Museum to City Hall

Next sketch group
Saturday, March 3
National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St.
10:00 AM
For our March sketch group we will have a sketch walk to commemorate MLK50, starting at the National Civil Rights Museum at 10:00 AM, then heading to Claiborne Temple, then taking the Sanitation Workers' Strike route to City Hall. Along the way we will stop and sketch, documenting the sense of place of Memphis now, along the strike route.

This will be a longer gathering than usual with a (slow) walk of about a mile, with several stops including lunch, but you can also come and go as you please. Next week I'll post a map on our blog and Facebook group page with approximate times and locations.

Please comment here or in our Facebook group if you plan to attend.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

February Sketch Group at Cleveland Street Flea Market

Next sketch group
Saturday, February 3
Cleveland Street Flea Market, 438 North Cleveland Street 
10:00 AM
This is the last weekend that the flea market will be open :(

Phyllis Boger is our greeter this month!

Photo by Crosstown Arts