Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Let’s Sketch at the Cleveland Museum of Art!

Location: Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106

Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020 

Time: 1:30-4:00p.m.

Join us to sketch at CMA with COVID safety measures in place. There is a group reservation for us under Urban Sketchers Cleveland accessible from 10:00am, if you wish to arrive early. Meet in the Atrium at 4:00pm for the sketch throw down. Entrance is free, parking: $12 non-members, $6 members. Parking can be reserved online in advance.

PLEASE NOTE NEW RULES FROM VISITOR SERVICES: 

1. Require a temperature check at the North Entrance lobby.

2. Require masks be worn at all times.

3. One bag smaller than 13 x 17 x 6 inches is permitted. Nothing carried on one’s back. 

4. Dry media only in the galleries.

5. Coat check is currently closed, large bags and other items (chairs, easels, etc,) are not permitted.

6. No drawing stools available, however benches are in some galleries.

7. Cafe open Sundays 11-3pm, with snacks, beverages, pastries, grab-and-go sandwiches, and some hot food.

 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Let's Sketch the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Let's Sketch the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Date: Sunday, October 25. 2020

Time: 1:30-4:00pm

Address: 1100 E 9th St. Cleveland, OH 44114

Join us to sketch this iconic Cleveland landmark. We will try to sketch outside, but in case of bad weather we have permission to sketch in the lobby. We can also use restrooms and the cafe. A ticket is needed to tour the exhibits. They request that we wear masks outdoors on the plaza and indoors. 

https://www.rockhall.com

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Let’s Sketch Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation - Canal Way Center


Canal Way Center 

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020 

Time: 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

Place: 4524 E.49th St. Cuyahoga Heights, OH 44125


Join is to sketch at the Canal Way Center of the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. The visitor center is the beginning of the reservation and the tow path that stretches through the villages of Cuyahoga Heights and Valley View and other surrounding communities. The reservation follows a portion of its namesake, the historic 309-mile Ohio and Erie Canal. 


https://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/parks/visit/parks/ohio-erie-canal-reservation/canalway-center

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Let's Sketch The Berea Depot


Date: Sunday, August 23, 2020
Time: 1:30-4:00PM
Address: 30 Depot St, Berea, OH 44017

Join us to sketch the Berea Union Depot train station built in 1876. It served as a railway station until 1954 and was turned into a restaurant in the 1980's. Built of sandstone with elements of slate, the depot is a Gothic Revival structure with Victorian-influenced components. There are many railway artifacts and a rail car for touring. 

Save the date for future events: We meet on the 4th or 5th Sunday of the month 1:30 to 4:00pm. All are welcome. Check out the Worldwide Group at urbansketchers.org

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Let's sketch Frostville Museum (historic village)


Let's sketch Frostville Museum (historic village)

Address: 24101 Cedar Point Rd, North Olmsted, OH 44070

Date: Sunday, July 28
Time: 1:30pm-4:00pm

Join us to sketch this collection of seven historic buildings run by the Olmsted Historical Society. They include a church, schoolhouse, general store, barn, cabin and houses. Frostville Museum is a living history of 19th century Ohio, located in North Olmsted at the corner of Cedar Point and Lewis Roads in the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Reservation.

More info here: https://www.olmstedhistoricalsociety.org/

Friday, June 5, 2020

Let’s Sketch The Guardians of Traffic on Lorain-Carnegie Bridge


Date: Sunday, June 28, 2020 
Time: 1:30-4:00 pm

Location: 1644 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44113

Join us to sketch these Cleveland icons. There’s a pocket park at the end of Lorain Ave. & W. 17th Street with a good view of the “The Horse and Wagon” Guardian. A short walk under the bridge gives a good view of “The Motor Car” Guardian. There are also great views of the Cleveland skyline. This part of Lorain Ave. is on the north side of the bridge, accessible from W. 20th St. You will pass Grove Court Condominiums on Lorain and head down to the end of the street. Bring your own seating and umbrellas for sun or rain.  

Here's more history:
https://clevelandmagazine.com/in-the-cle/articles/the-guardians-of-traffic

Friday, May 29, 2020

Let's Sketch Trains at Midwest Railway Preservation Society


Date: Sunday, May 31, 2020
Time: 1:30-4:00pm

Address: 2800 W 3rd St, Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (216) 781-3629

Join us to sketch this part of Cleveland railroad history. The Society has many projects going on - from remodeling the roundhouse to working on their steam locomotive – the 4070. Their mission is to collect, preserve, educate, and operate railroading history. They service diesel locomotives, vintage steam locomotives, and railcars. It's a gritty atmosphere with lots to draw indoors and out. 

Donation requested for restoring trains: $10.00

www.midwestrailway.org