Monday, April 14, 2014

URBAN EDGES-43rd World Wide Sketch Crawl

The 43rd global drawing marathon, World Wide Sketch Crawl, is on Saturday April 19th , 2014.
Come join NYC Urban Sketchers as we walk, explore and draw the forgotten urban edges along the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn and Dutch Kill in Queens. The day long event promises to be  exciting and totally different from a typical day of sketching.

The day  will be divided in 2 sessions, first a ferry ride from Manhattan to Red Hook (IKEA) to walk the Gowanus, then a train ride up to Long Island City.  The drawings of Long Island City will be part of the In My Borough  You Are Here  presentation at the Falchi Building.

Contact Info:
Richard 917 224 8373, Mark 973 809 9128
The Gowanus Canal

Dutch Kills


Session 1-The Gowanus Canal
11:00 AM-Meet at Pier 11 in Manhattan.
11:20 AM Board the free Ikea ferry (You can also meet us on the Brooklyn side at the IKEA ferry terminal)
11:50 AM-2:30 PM-Explore the Gowanus. We will be joined by volunteers from the Gowanus Canal Conservancy.

Session 2- "You Are Here"
2:30 PM-3:00 PM-G train to Court Street Station, LIC
3:00 PM-6:00 PM-Explore Dutch Kills and Long Island City 
(We'll leave from the Falchi Building at 3:30)
6:00 PM + Wrap up at the Falchi Building "In My Borough" You Are Here Exhibit

The Gowanus Canal

Dutch Kills and Newtown Creek

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