Art Practicum: Basics of Drawing

Event Overview

Common Sense Society (CSS) welcomes members and alumni to our February art practicum, hosted by CSS artist-in-residence Michael Curtis. This presentation will provide a lesson on the basics of drawing and will take place on February 3 from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Kindly RSVP to Alex Pack at


This event is part of our monthly art practicum series, exclusive to CSS members and alumni. Not a member yet? Explore our membership options today. 

Featured Speaker

Mr. Michael Curtis is the artist-in-residence at Common Sense Society. He is a sculptor, painter, historian, architectural designer and poet. He has taught and lectured at universities, colleges, and museums, including the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art, the College for Creative Studies, and the National Gallery of Art. His pictures and statues are housed in over three hundred private and public collections, including the Library of Congress, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Supreme Court. His plays, essays, verse and translations have been published in over thirty journals. His most recent nonfiction books include, Occasional Poetry: How to Write Poems for Any Occasion, and The Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C.: A History and Guide.


Old Town Alexandria, VA

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