SUNDAY: It's Huge! It's Iconic.
It's New York City's Grand Central Terminal.
Sunday, December 19, 2021
It's a monumental space filled with meticulously crafted details - a fascinating challenge to sketch. Grand Central Terminal is one of our nation's historical landmarks and remains the busiest train station in the country.
This special event will be hosted by Judy Garza from NYC USk. Judy worked as a tour guide at Grand Central and has lots to share.
The Main Concourse is the center of Grand Central. At 275 ft long by 120 ft wide by 125 ft high. Originally opened in 1871, it was rebuilt in 1913 and restored in 1994–2000
Grand Central Terminal:
- Covers 48 acres
- Has 44 platforms (more than any other railroad station in the world).
- One of the world's most visited tourist attractions, with 21.9 million annual visitors.
Where: The Main Concourse at Grand Central Station - Meet by east side of Clock at the Information Booth at the center of the terminal. The east side of the clock faces the stairs leading up to the Apple Store
When: Start time - 10 AM. Running late? Messed up by the subways? Come anyway - we'll be there.
How: Assuming everyone can find it.
Lunch: Meet at noon 12:00 PM by the stairs leading up to the Apple Store. Bring your own food or purchase from the many vendors.
Afternoon: 1:15 PM - Back to the Concourse to continue sketching.
Show and Tell: 3:00 PM Location to be determined. We’ll share drawings, tell good art stories maybe we’ll even talk about art supplies!
- IMPORTANT: Bring a stool if you have one. Security no longer allows people to sketch sitting on the floor, stools seem to be acceptable
If you can’t find us
call or text Mark at 973-809-9128
There are no fees. All drawing skill levels are welcome
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