Tag Archives: Tacoma

Back to Tacoma Library

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Tacoma Main Library yesterday.  Our host was Beverly, one of our members and the manager at the library.  She did an excellent job of hosting and had arranged rooms for us to use. Between … Continue reading

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Holiday season at the Hotel Murano

It’s been 2 or 3 years since Urban Sketchers Tacoma last sketched at the Hotel Murano and we’ve never done so during the holiday season. The hotel lobby was tastefully decorated and the centerpiece was a very tall tree. Since … Continue reading

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Flexible at the Freighthouse

For Urban Sketchers Tacoma’s First Saturday outing, we were scheduled to sketch in a children’s tea room. Tom had made the arrangements but when we arrived, it was locked up. He came prepared and called the owners, who had forgotten. … Continue reading

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Cabela’s sketch outing

There had just been a significant wind storm yesterday. It is still blustery and raining today. The Urban Sketchers Tacoma Wednesday outing was further afield… all the way down to Cabela’s in Lacey, WA. So it was a smallish group … Continue reading

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Two Art Shows

Up and out by 8:15 this morning to get to the Museum of Flight by 9am for a members only Artist Meet and Greet with Jim Dietz. His show, “Wood and Canvas: WW I Aviation Art” is at the Museum … Continue reading

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There’s always a first time

As a group, we’ve never been asked to leave a venue. Today was a first. One of us had called last week and we thought we had permission but there was obviously a misunderstanding. The pub we’d planned to sketch … Continue reading

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Witness to Wartime

When I first heard about this new exhibit at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma I knew I wanted to see it, preferably sooner rather than later. Witness to Wartime: The Painted Diary of Takuichi Fujii is open until … Continue reading

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Visiting Sketcher

With the expansion of Urban Sketchers around the world, one of the joys of involvement is visiting and hosting sketchers from other parts of the world. Jonathan from  USk Syndey in Australia is visiting and traveling with Jane Blundell. While she’s … Continue reading

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Park(ing) Day

Urban Sketchers Tacoma participated in the Tacoma Park(ing) Day.  It was just one of many locations participating in International Park(ing) Day. “Park(ing) Day is an international event in which artists, citizens, and businesses will temporarily transform a metered parking spot … Continue reading

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A pleasant campus

On Saturday (Sept 2) Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered at University of Puget Sound. It is a beautiful, “red brick” campus with manicured lawns and tall trees. I found the architecture very appealing. It is a 4 year liberal arts college … Continue reading

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