Sunday 5 November 2017

Let’s draw the Kensington Museums – Saturday 9 December 2017

Compilation of sketches from the V&A by Jo Dungey
For the last sketchcrawl of 2017, we will be drawing in South Kensington, home to the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum.

The 'Exhibition Road Quarter' entrance to the V&A
Timetable for the day
11 am - Meet at the entrance to the new Sackler Wing of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
1 pm - Meet at the same spot to look at sketchbooks.
3.30 pm – Meet back at the same spot to look at the day’s work and take a group photo.
If you would like to stay for a while and chat, we will then move to the nearby Courtyard Café in the Exhibition Road Quarter.

The Courtyard Cafe in the Exhibition Road Quarter
What to draw
Victoria and Albert Museum - Architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, sculpture, jewellery, glass and ceramics.
The restaurant inside the main V&A building
Science Museum -  Rockets, cars, aircraft, machinery and computers.

Inside the Science Museum
Natural History Museum - Fossils, bones, animal specimens, architecture, outside ice rink.


The nearest tube station is South Kensington and there are a number of buses which stop nearby.  All the museums have cafés and toilet, and there are more places to eat in the area close to South Kensington tube. 



  1. Hello everyone, I'm very new to urban sketching and this group. I'd love to join you all to draw South Ken Museums on the 9th Dec and hopefully carry on urban sketching :-)

    1. You are welcome to come along - I hope this post gives you the information you need about where we are meeting. Our meet-ups are free of charge, you need to bring your own drawing kit.


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