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ADULT WORKSHOP: The Art of the Sketchbook

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Developing a Signature Style of Drawing

with Sam Swap, Museum Educator

$45 (Members 10% discount)

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Join Swap for an enthusiastic deep dive into the history of artist sketchbooks. Learn how these image-rich journals both document creativity and inspiration as well as record artistic growth. They are messy, colorful, unconventional, and fun. Swap shares his own work as well as examples of sketchbooks by a range of artists, before demonstrating how to use a variety of materials, tools, and techniques to fill pages of a sketchbook.

Participants will construct their own sketchbook and begin searching for their signature sketchbook style. All materials provided.

Images courtesy of Sam Swap.

Please note: to receive a Member discount, you must be registered with an online account. Not yet registered? Sign up here! All Membership discounts will be automatically applied after you login, enter registrant information, and add tickets to your cart.

The Museum’s educational programming is supported by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut; Connecticut Humanities; the Randolph and John Dirks Fund; the John and Kelly Hartman Foundation; the Sally Bill Children’s Education Fund; the Betty M. Challgren Education Fund; the Elizabeth Matthews Hubbard Education Fund; the Ingalls Foundation Education Fund; the Sali Godard Riege Educational Fund; and the Lelan F. Sillin, Jr. Education Endowment Fund.

Educational & Travel Program Refund Policy
No refunds for Broadway bus trips or Miss Florence’s Teas after transaction is complete. Refunds for programs over $20 are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. Refunds (less $20 fee) are offered for cancellations made prior to a program’s noted refund date. Programs without a refund date can be cancelled one hour prior to event. No refunds after program takes place. To request a refund or to transfer program fee into a donation, please email (Updated February 2022)


May 20
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Florence Griswold Museum
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