Monday, April 2, 2018

natm_batta piatigorsky cello

Attention: Weekday Urban Sketchers Change of Venue

Since this week is spring vacation for the NYC schools, it is anticipated that the American Museum of Natural History will be extremely crowded,  making it very difficult to sketch especially in the new exhibit.

Therefore, the Weekday Urban Sketchers will meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thereby switching the venues of next week's schedule with this week's. 


The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a virtual warehouse of some of the most beautiful objects in the world, amongst which are a vast collection of important and valuable musical instruments.  The Andre Mertens Gallery of Musical Instruments, which houses over 250 objects has recently been renovated and reopened.  We will explore this collection for the beauty these instruments possess. 

Of course you are welcome to explore any of the museum's collections and share your work with us at lunch. 

DATE: THURSDAY, April  5, 2018

TIME: 10:30 AM

LOCATION:  Metropolitan Museum of Art
                          1000 5th Avenue at 82nd Street

NOTE:  We will meet in the main lobby at 10:30 AM near the information booth.  After 15 minutes we will move to the gallery. If you are coming later than that, meet us in the musical instruments gallery or at lunch around 12:30 in the cafeteria on the lower level. 

TRANSPORTATION: 4, 5, 6 Train to 86th Street. Exit the station and walk west to 5th Avenue and South to the museum.

Please RSVP Raylie Dunkel at  Looking for us? Call/text Raylie at 201-978-6387.

Bring a stool and dry materials to work with. Bring lunch or purchase something in the cafeteria. 

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