Wednesday, January 18, 2023

SATURDAY: Sketch Southeby's

The famed international auction house is the site for our Saturday sketch this week.  You'll be surrounded by beautiful objects and interesting customers.  The displays are on many floors and the collection of items to be auctioned always changes.  There's always something fabulous to sketch at Sotheby’s.  The staff at Sotheby's has always been warm and welcoming to urban sketching.  

You will almost certainly see something that will get your creative juices going.  By the way, if Joan Tavolott joins us, be sure to ask her about the time she sold her original art at Sotheby's.  It’s one of my favorite art stories.

The View from the outdoor terrace at Sotheby's


What:   We'll be sketching at the Sotheby's on Saturday, January 21, 2023

Where:   Sotheby's is located at 1334 York Ave, between East 71 St and 72nd.


When:  Meet at 10 AM on the ground floor..  There's a coat check.  After that we'll be fanning out to the different floors and collections. Anyone with a sketchbook is undoubtedly a fellow Urban Sketcher


-   By Subway:  

  • The East 72 Street stop on the Q line is the closest subway stop.

Admission to Sotheby's is free.

Lunch:  Meet at the Sotheby's cafeteria at 12:30 for lunch. Bring your sketchbook. The views are wonderful.  If the weather permits there's also an outdoor terrace we can enjoy

Afternoon:  1:30 PM  Back to sketching

Show and Tell:  3:00 PM - This is the social part of our day where we will share drawings and good stories.  Location to be determined.



-     Bring a stool, it gives you more options.  

Can't find us?  

Call or Text Mark - 973-809-9128

There are no fees or attendance taken. All drawing skill levels are welcome

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