Education & Training Miami-Dade County Visual Arts

SketchMIA: An Urban Sketch Tour

SketchMIA: An Urban Sketch TourSaturday, January 30, 10am-12pm – Miami Center for Architecture & Design, 100 NE 1st Ave, Miami

Come explore Miami’s historic downtown like an architect! See our city’s landmark buildings through an architect’s eyes, using a sketchbook and pen. Learn to draw by sketching some of downtown Miami’s historic landmarks, like the Dade County Courthouse, the Church of Gesù and the old US Post Office Building, home of MCAD! This 2-hour course is open to beginners and novices of all ages who love architecture and want to explore it through drawing.

Joaquim Perez (University of Miami) and David Rifkind (FIU), local architects and educators, will introduce you to basic drawing techniques and lead you on the urban adventure brief sketching tour of downtown Miami. A good pair of walking shoes, maybe a hat and certainly a sketchbook and drawing implements will come in handy!

Tours are limited to 12 participants and sell out quickly. Tickets are $20 for AIA & AIAS members, $25 for seniors and students, $30 for all others. Advance reservations online are required (up to 60 minutes before tour time). Tour departs from MCAD rain or shine, and begins promptly at 10:00 AM, however please be at MCAD before 9:50 AM. All sales end at 9:30 AM. Proof of purchase on your mobile device (preferred) or printed is required as well. Purchase your sketchbook, pen & pencil set along with your tour ticket! For additional information and/or questions email or call 305-448-7488. @MiamiCad