A sketch of the replica Studebaker in the Shake Up exhibit

Enjoy a serene visit to sketch one of several galleries in the museum.

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Add to Calendar 20210422 150000 20210429 163000 America/Vancouver Sketching in the Galleries Enjoy a serene visit to sketch one of several galleries in the museum. Museum of Surrey 17710 56a Ave


Museum of Surrey 17710 56a Ave

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Each Thursday afternoon, 12 lucky guests will have the entire museum to themselves to put to paper the artifacts on display. With space to social distance and a quiet atmosphere to think, participants will create artwork with supplies brought from home. Seniors and families with older children particularly enjoy this free program.

April Sketching Dates

Each session takes places on Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:30pm. Please note you must register for dates individually.

  • Thursday, April 1
  • Thursday, April 8
  • Thursday, April 15
  • Thursday, April 22
  • Thursday, April 29

"It was a very introspective experience. There was time, space and quiet to allow the artifacts to speak to me. I felt safe and walked away with some great sketches too."   - Past Participant

Drift Between Galleries

During each 90 minutes sketching session, guests may visit the Feature Gallery, Indigenous Hall and the Surrey Stories Gallery, featuring the following exhibits:

Special thanks to the Bateman Foundation for providing sketchbooks.

How to Register

  1. Call 604-592-6956 or email museum@surrey.ca with the date you wish to register for, as well as how many people will be in your party (including children). Leave a message if no one answers, and we will call you back as soon as possible.
  2. If everyone in your party has a MySurrey account, you may register online.

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