On the Terrace: Sketch and Sip - People
Tuesday, August 11 from 6 - 7:30 pm
Put pencil to paper and relax with drinks on our elegant Fifth Avenue terrace, overlooking the Central Park Conservatory Gardens. Simon Levenson, professional artist and instructor of last year's popular sold-out series, will guide you through the techniques of sketching, with each Tuesday session featuring a different theme in conjunction with new special exhibitions such as Hip-Hop Revolution: Photographs by Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper and Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks. Focus on drawing landscape on July 14, sketch architectural details of the Museum’s landmark building on July 28, and learn how to sketch people on August 11. Open to participants ages 21 and up; includes two drinks (wine, beer, and soda will be served) and drawing materials for use during class time.
Reservations and pre-payment required.
Individual tickets: $40 per session for Museum members, students, and seniors; $50 per session for all others.
Bring a friend! Two tickets to the same session: $65 per session for Museum members, students, and seniors; $85 per session for all others.
Tuesday, August 11 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Learn how to capture the quintessential details of figures while exploring the exhibition Hip-Hop Revolution: Photographs by Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper.
Additional Course Dates:
Tuesday, July 14 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Learn the basics of composition, and then cross the street to the Central Park Conservatory to sketch your own city landscape. In case of inclement weather, participants will sketch in our landscape paintings exhibition Cityscapes.
Sketching Architectural Details
Tuesday, July 28 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Focus on mastering mass and proportion, and then step inside to explore and sketch in the exhibition Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks.
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