Sketching in the Galleries

Museum patrons drawing on notepads in front of artwork in a gallery

Sketching in the galleries. Image courtesy of Agency Moanalani Jeffrey

Join us for Sketching in the Galleries on select Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. This free drop-in activity provides all skill levels with a chance to experiment with materials and enjoy the collections from a creative perspective. All materials are provided, including gallery stools.

Dates + locations

  • Sat, Feb 11, Gallery 16
  • Sat, Feb 25, Gallery 27
  • Sat, March 4, Gallery 3
  • Sat, March 18, Gallery 13
  • Sat, March 25, Gallery 25

Ticket info

Sketching in the Galleries is free and open to the public. To ensure your preferred date, advance tickets are recommended.

Every Saturday, we offer free general admission for all Bay Area residents. Visitors ages 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.

Contact info

Please note: sketching in our permanent collection galleries outside of this event during public hours is allowed using pencil and a small pad only. Anything more requires permission and a permit. Please see our sketching, copying, and painting rules / permit application for more information.

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