Monday, June 12, 2017

THURSDAY: Urban Sketchers at Woodlawn

Enjoy a day of sketching architecture, 
the human figure or nature 
in one of the city's largest cemeteries. 

View the graves of some of the musical greats like Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, W.C. Handy, Max Roach, George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin; or historically significant figures of politics and business like Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, Isidor Straus, Joseph Pulitzer, Jay Gould, Robert Moses, Elizabeth Cady Staton, and F.W. Woolworth.  

The mausoleums are elaborate and the landscapes are sweeping.


TIME: 10:30 am

LOCATION: Woodlawn Cemetery, Webster Avenue and East 233rd Street, Bronx, NY 10470

TRANSPORTATION: Take  the 4 Train north to the last stop at Woodlawn. Exit the station and walk about one-half block north to the Jerome Avenue entrance to the cemetery. 

We will meet at some benches across from the Conservatory Office building, a short walk from the entrance. Be sure to ask for a map at the entrance, and bring a hat, a stool if you have one, sunblock, and lunch. We will eat at picnic tables behind the Conservatory Office building. 

Please RSVP to Alan Wernicke at  
If coming late or you cannot find us, text Alan at 917-685-5748.

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