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1. Friday - August 19th.
Meet & Greet Dinner - at Picasso Catering (map)
Parking: There are two free parking lots and free on-street parking. (Watch for Parking Volunteers and the Urban Sketchers sign at 38th and Union.)
Registration begins at. Dinner will begin to be served between . During the evening, we will do some 'ever popular' Five Minute portrait sketches of each other and, also hold twoDrawings for art supplies donated by our Sponsors and local donors. All sketchers will receive a free ticket for the first Drawing for art supplies. Those sketchers who sent their RSVP by 8/5 will receive a second free ticket for a Special Drawing for very special art supply donations.
Our caterer is offering four dinner choices to serve various tastes (meat, fish, vegetarian, gluten free).Each dinner will cost $25, which includes the tip. There will be a no-host bar for wine, beer, cider, etc.Menu details are in the RSVP form, below.
Please use the RSVP link below to fill out the reservation and meal choice form. You will receive a confirmation email from one of the event staff. Please DO NOT call the caterer to make your reservation. All reservations must come through the link below.
2. Saturday - August 20th.
Free Parking - At the south end of the the Washington State History Museum (map): enter the parking lot from Pacific Ave. ( Watch for "Urban Sketchers" sign.) You may park until with the proper Event tag from the Parking Volunteer). (There is a wedding immediately after our event & the Parking spaces are needed.)
Registration begins at 8:00 am in the "Lobby" of the Auditorium. Volunteer Guides will be present. Welcome & Orientation will follow and we will depart to sketch at about 9:15 am.
At , meet on the Plaza of the Museum of Glass to share sketches and take our Official Group Photo. (Volunteer Guides will direct you there.)
Lunch - You may choose to be on your own for lunch; or you may wish to join one of our LUNCH HOSTS (volunteers) at area restaurants. You may join any of these groups; however you may want to consider chosing a restaurant in the direction where you will likely do your afternoon sketching.
The second sketch-sharing and group photo will take place at on the Plaza at the "Museum of Glass."
3. Sunday - August 21st.
On-street Parking is Free on Sundays in Tacoma.
Meet by the front door of the Tacoma Art Museum (map) at . for announcements. (The Tacoma Art Museum opens at .) Meet again at in Tollefson Plaza, directly across the street from the Tacoma Art Museum, for sketch- sharing, a group photo, and closing remarks