Oakland Museum Field Trip

Oakland Museum Field Trip
Sunday March 30 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

With rain in the forecast, we have moved our field trip indoors to the Oakland Museum. We will start in the natural sciences hall and draw and sketch from the specimens in their cases. The taxidermy work at the Oakland Museum is outstanding and it is a great place to study anatomy up close on a very cooperative subject. I will give a few short demonstrations throughout the day. A small folding stool is very helpful for museum sketching. If indoor noise or people asking "are you drawing?" bothers you, you may want to bring a pair of headphones and just put the cord in your pocket (or you could hook it to real music). This is handy indoors but I do not suggest it for drawing out in nature. I personally enjoy the soundscapes in the Oakland Museum so this is not a problem for me.

After our famous potluck lunch (bring a bowl, spoon and something to share), we will visit the California Art gallery before returning to the Natural History Hall for more sketching.

Museum admission is $15 for most folks, students and seniors $10, youth 9-17 $6, and 8 and under are free. Parking is available in the garage and on the street and the museum is within walking distance of the Lake Merritt BART station.

Join or login to comment.

  • Cheryl H.

    Sounds like another interesting time at the Oakland Museum. Regretably I can't make it tomorrow; previous commitment to attend a sausage making event! Have fun.

    March 29

40 went

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Imagine having a community behind you

Get started Learn more
Henry

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Start your Meetup today

Act now and get 50% off.
Until February 1.

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy