August 19, Unser Racing Museum

Discover the history, science and engineering of car racing and capture it in your sketchbook.  On SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, we will gather at the UNSER RACING MUSEUM, 1776 Montano Road, NW, Albuquerque.  Yes, there is admission:  $10 adults and $6 seniors.  It will be fun to try our hand at sketching the cars.

We will meet at 10:00 AM and do our usual.  Hope to see you there.

July 29, Open Space Visitors Center

Interspersed throughout the City of Albuquerque are several treasures of Open Space where wildlife and natural habitats are promoted and supported.  On July 29, we will be sketching at the OPEN SPACE VISITORS CENTER, 6500 Coors Blvd. NW in Albuquerque.  Please join us at 10:00 AM to sketch.  There are stunning views of the Sandias, fields and the cozy gardens around the Visitors Center.

July 8, UNM Campus

UNM has a beautiful campus with a lovely assortment of architecture.  Let’s meet at POPEJOY HALL, 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque @ 10:00.  I believe there is parking in the lot across the Central Avenue from the Frontier Restaurant.  You might have to pay for parking.

We will sketch for 2 hours, meet at NOON to share what we’ve done.

June 17, Santa Fe Plaza

We are heading to Santa Fe  and the Historic Plaza to capture in our sketchbooks, this wonderful spot in this “Land of Enchantment.”  We will meet by the BANDSTAND, Saturday, June 17 starting at 10:00 AM.  Parking is more reasonable in the city parking lots and garages.  You can also park for free in the PERA parking lot across from the State Capitol Rotunda Building  (Old Santa Fe Train and Paseo Peralta) but you will have to walk to the plaza  a few blocks away.

We will do our usual sketching for 2 hours, meet at Noon to share.  There are tasty and affordable places and food trucks to have  lunch on or near the plaza.

May 27, Rio Grande Nature Preserve

Rio Grande Nature Preserve, 2901 CANDLARIA ROAD, NW, Albuquerque. We will gather by the parking lot entrance to the preserve at 10 AM.  There is a $3 parking fee.  We will sketch for 2 hours and then share.

This is a lovely setting along the Rio Grande.  There are many trails with viewing areas.  Be prepared to do a little walking and don’t forget to bring your stool.

May 6, Madrid, New Mexico

The Village of Madrid, NM is quirky, colorful and unique.  Please join us on SATURDAY, MAY 6 from 10-12 NOON.  We will gather at the MINE SHAFT TAVERN, 2846 NM 14 (the south side of town) and then scatter to sketch the ambiance of Madrid.

April 15, Albuquerque Zoo

The Zoo at the Albuquerque Bio Park is always fun. There is opportunity to sketch buildings, peopl and the animals.  Please make sure that you bring your stool.

We will meet on SATURDAY, APRIL 15 at the mail gate at 10 AM.  We will sketch for 2 hours.  Some of us might want to stay longer.  Yes, there is an admission fee:  $9.00 for adult and $4.50 for senior.   NM ID is required.  You can purchase tickets on-line.

Address for the Albuquerque Zoo is 903 10th Street, SW, Albuquerque, NM

March 24, Old Town, Albuquerque

Old Town is where this group was revitalized.  Please join us for our third year visiting this lovely setting.  We will meet BY THE GAZEBO on the PLAZA, SATURDAY, MARCH 25 at 10-12 noon .  We will do the usual, sketch for two hours and then share what we’ve done.

Everyone is welcome.  Those of us who have a bit more experience with sketching are most willing to help those who are new.  All you have to do is ask.  We are an eclectic group of wonderful people who love to sketch.  So, please come.

March 4, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

The Albuquerque Museum of Art and HIstory is located at 2000 Mountain Road in Albuquerque.  There is an admission fee of $2-3.oo depending on your age !

Please join us on SATURDAY, MARCH 4, from 10-12 NOON.  I’m not sure if there is a restriction as to what type of art supplies (wet media) are allowed.   We will do the usual, sketch for 2 hours and then share.  There is always opportunity to socialize afterwards.

El Rancho de los Golondrinas

JULY 9, 2016. 10 AM

Please join us at El Rancho de Los Golondrinas , 224 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, NM.  Los Golondrinas is a living Spanish HIstory Museum located in a beautiful setting just south of Santa Fe.

We will meet at the main gate at 10 AM.  There is an entrance fee $8 adult, $6 for seniors.  We will do the usual sketching until Noon and then share.  This is a beautiful setting and there is loads to sketch.  I plan on bringing  a picnic lunch and spending the day.  I believe there is food/drink available on-site.

It would be helpful if you could RSVP me, if you are coming.

Hope to see you there.