sketching EVENTS

Join Us for Monthly Sketch Nights

On the first Thursday of each month (or occasionally other nights depending on holidays or special events), Urban Sketchers, SF Bay Area invites local sketchers to join us for sketching from 6:30 to 8:30. We announce the locations here and on our Facebook page.

First ***FRIDAY*** March 3, 2017

Artwork by Ceiny Carney

Oakland Museum of California

(***Pls note different day of the week)
On FRIDAY, March 3, we will be meeting at Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), 1000 Oak Street, Oakland.

Meet at 6:30 at the admission desk and again there at 8:30 to share sketchbooks

Lots to see, do and sketch at Friday Nights @ OMCA -- an evening of local music, food, art, and culture! Savor California beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, hands-on activities for kids, a pop-up art market in the Redwood Burl area, and extended OMCA Store hours. Get a taste of the hottest in Bay Area curbside cuisine!

Easily accessible by bike, bus, BART or car. Please see OMCA website for detailed directions and instructions for all modes of transportation.


  1. Wow!! Sketching events are so creative and inspirational. I attended some sketching events in NYC. The participants did wonderful work. I was surprised when I saw a sketch that was made by a 7 year old boy. It was just outstanding!!

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    1. hi rae--i hope you can come to our next sketching event (first thursday evening of the month). the details will be posted soon on this webpage.


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