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.

FRIDAY, June 3 from 6:30 to 8:30

Oakland Museum of California

Please join us on the First FRIDAY,  June 3 (instead of our usual 1st Thursday) at The Oakland Museum of California (OMC).

We will meet at the Redwood Burl on the lowest level at 6:30.

We can sketch events ranging from dance instruction at the 10th St amphitheater, food trucks, on 10th, pop-up art booths and more! It is  all free outside the galleries ( 1/2 off if you want to go in).

We will reconvene at the Redwood Burl for sharing our sketches at 8:30.

OMC is located one block from the Merritt Bart Please see: for more details how to get there and what to see.



West Coast Sketch Crawl:

The Fourth Annual West Coast Urban Sketchers Sketch Crawl, will be held in Tacoma, Washington (USA) Aug. 19-21, 2016. Tacoma offers an historically and architecturally rich downtown area. San Francisco, Portland and San Diego were hosts of this annual event in previous years. See the blog for details. regarding past events, the agenda (schedule of events for Tacoma), lodging information, how to RSVP if you plan to attend, and our Facebook link. This is a free event.  

New USk workshops:

New USk Workshops!
July 14-16: Galway, with Shari Blaukopf, Róisín Curé and Marc Holmes


  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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