What we're about

This group is designed to let the greater MeetUp community know about Del Ray Artisans fun activities, exhibits and events! As a local nonprofit and art gallery, we host workshops, talks, art exhibits, art markets, Life Drawing sessions and so much more!

Our Mission

Del Ray Artisans, founded in 1992, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote art for the benefit of artists and the community.

Purpose

The purposes for which Del Ray Artisans is organized are (i) to support new and emerging artists and artisans, (ii) to develop and foster community based arts activities, events and organizations, (iii) to develop and promote the arts as a resource for community outreach and (iv) to make more available and accessible to the general public the full range of creative expression and artistic endeavors in the visual, performing and applied arts.

Vision

Del Ray Artisans supports the development of artists at all levels. It serves as a center for thriving artistic activity in the Del Ray community. Through effective leadership and wise management of its resources, Del Ray Artisans continues to expand the scope of its services to artists and its outreach to the greater community.

Upcoming events (5)

Urban Sketchbooking (FREE)

2300 Mt Vernon Ave

Convey a sense of place or a moment in time through drawings completed from direct observations. Meet at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub on the second Sunday of the month from 1-3pm to sketch! This meetup operates on a drop-in basis. Bring your supplies and join us OUTSIDE at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub to produce still life, figure, or architecture subjects in your sketchbook. Participants will spend some time putting their skills into practice and then reconvene for a review of finished works. Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of personal space. During the pandemic this program is FREE! Donations appreciated. More information at http://DelRayArtisans.org/urban-sketchbooking

Urban Sketchbooking (FREE)

2300 Mt Vernon Ave

Convey a sense of place or a moment in time through drawings completed from direct observations. Meet at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub on the second Sunday of the month from 1-3pm to sketch! This meetup operates on a drop-in basis. Bring your supplies and join us OUTSIDE at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub to produce still life, figure, or architecture subjects in your sketchbook. Participants will spend some time putting their skills into practice and then reconvene for a review of finished works. Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of personal space. During the pandemic this program is FREE! Donations appreciated. More information at http://DelRayArtisans.org/urban-sketchbooking

Urban Sketchbooking (FREE)

2300 Mt Vernon Ave

Convey a sense of place or a moment in time through drawings completed from direct observations. Meet at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub on the second Sunday of the month from 1-3pm to sketch! This meetup operates on a drop-in basis. Bring your supplies and join us OUTSIDE at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub to produce still life, figure, or architecture subjects in your sketchbook. Participants will spend some time putting their skills into practice and then reconvene for a review of finished works. Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of personal space. During the pandemic this program is FREE! Donations appreciated. More information at http://DelRayArtisans.org/urban-sketchbooking

Urban Sketchbooking (FREE)

2300 Mt Vernon Ave

Convey a sense of place or a moment in time through drawings completed from direct observations. Meet at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub on the second Sunday of the month from 1-3pm to sketch! This meetup operates on a drop-in basis. Bring your supplies and join us OUTSIDE at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub to produce still life, figure, or architecture subjects in your sketchbook. Participants will spend some time putting their skills into practice and then reconvene for a review of finished works. Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of personal space. During the pandemic this program is FREE! Donations appreciated. More information at http://DelRayArtisans.org/urban-sketchbooking

Past events (800)

Summer Sketchcrawl

2704 Mt Vernon Ave

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