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2022 #SecondSaturday Sketch Crawl Schedule

All #SecondSaturday Sketch Crawls are from 1pm-3pm. Visit vbpublicart.org and Virginia Beach Arts on Facebook for event updates.

FREE sketching supplies are limited, so arrive early!

Saturday, April 9, 2022

The 2022 #SecondSaturday Sketch Crawl schedule kicks off at the world-famous Virginia Beach oceanfront! In addition to the rich natural scenery, the oceanfront is packed with public art masterpieces, which we’ll learn about along the way. Tour starts at the “King Neptune” sculpture (by artist Paul DiPasquale) at 31st Street.
(3001 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Meet us at Virginia MOCA for a sketching stroll through the ViBe Creative District! Whether it’s murals, sculptures, or many more art pieces woven into the fabric of the community, the ViBe is a lively center of Virginia Beach culture! Make sure to check out the new MOCA exhibition, "Maya Lin: A Study of Water," while you're there!
(2200 Parks Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Saturday, June 11, 2022

We’ll sprinkle in some history along with art for this crawl! Kempes Landing Park celebrates the historical Kempsville Area, and includes art pieces such as “Good Game,” a tribute to the sportsmanship of local youth baseball. Special guests may also join us to discuss the art and history of this historic area.
(524 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464)

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Celebrate the heart of summer with an art walk through the Rudee Loop area of Virginia Beach! We’ll tour and sketch the colorful features of this area at the beginning of the Virginia Beach oceanfront, including sculptures, murals and prominent placemaking features. Maybe bring a basketball to shoot some hoops at the Rudee Loop court after the tour!
(104 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The Virginia Beach Town Center is a hub of arts and culture! When you’ve visited the area to watch a show at the Zeiders American Dream Theater or the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, you may have noticed some public art easter eggs. We’ll sketch them in this downtown tour! Tour begins outside of the Zeiders American Dream Theater.
(4509 Commerce St., Virginia Beach, VA 23462)

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Our final sketch crawl before the fall takes us back to the ViBe Creative District! New art is always popping up in the ViBe, so whether you joined the initial tour in April or are brand new, there will surely be something you haven’t seen! We’d dance with joy on the Maser Art stage if you join us! Tour begins at Virginia MOCA.
(2200 Parks Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Our 2022 #SecondSaturday Sketch Crawl series concludes with an environmentally focused tour of the Pleasure House Point area, which includes the turtle-y awesome public art installation, "Terrapin Basin," by artist Benjamin Heller. Tour starts at the Brock Environmental Center.
(3663 Marlin Bay Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455)

Email ngoodale@vbgov.com to RSVP and visit vbpublicart.org for more information.

2022 #ThirdThursday Public Art Walk Schedule

All #ThirdThursday Public Art Walks are FREE and from 4pm-6pm. Visit Virginia Beach Arts on Facebook for event details and updates.


Thursday, April 21, 2022

Our 2022 #ThirdThursday Public Art Tours kick off with an Earth Day theme! Join us outside of the Brock Environmental Center for a tour of the Pleasure House Point area, which includes public art pieces "Terrapin Basin" and
"The Canoes!"
(3663 Marlin Bay Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455)

Thursday, May 19, 2022

We’ll tour the colorful features of the Rudee Loop, including sculptures, murals and prominent placemaking features. Maybe bring a basketball to shoot some hoops at the Rudee Loop court after the tour!
(104 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Thursday, June 16, 2022

In celebration of Juneteenth weekend, join us at the future home of the Virginia African American Cultural Center at “Portraits from a Place of Grace.” Richard Hollant’s brilliant work highlights residents from Virginia Beach’s 14 historically African-American neighborhoods.
(704 Hampshire Ln., Virginia Beach, VA 23462)

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Join us at the Brock Environmental Center for a tour of the Pleasure House Point area, which includes public art pieces "Terrapin Basin" and "The Canoes!"
(3663 Marlin Bay Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455)

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Walk the oceanfront art scene with us! In addition to the rich natural scenery, the oceanfront is packed with public art masterpieces, which we’ll learn about along the way. Tour starts at the “King Neptune” sculpture (by artist Paul DiPasquale) at 31st Street.
(3001 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Thursday, September 15, 2022

join us at the future home of the Virginia African American Cultural Center at “Portraits from a Place of Grace.” Richard Hollant’s brilliant work highlights residents from Virginia Beach’s 14 historically African-American neighborhoods.
(704 Hampshire Ln., Virginia Beach, VA 23462)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Our 2022 public art tour season concludes in the Virginia Beach Town Center! When you’ve visited the area to watch a show at the Zeiders American Dream Theater or the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, you may have noticed some of the public art scattered through the area, so learn more about those pieces with us! Tour begins outside of the Zeiders American Dream Theater.
(4509 Commerce St., Virginia Beach, VA 23462)

Email ngoodale@vbgov.com to RSVP and visit vbpublicart.org for more information.