Photo of an image from Who Shot Sports: a swimmer at the Paralympic Games dives into the pool, as seen from above.Bob Martin (British, born 1959). Avi Torres of Spain sets off at the start of the 200m freestyle heats, Paralympic Games, Athens, September 1, 2004, printed 2016. Inkjet print, 14 x 91⁄2 in. (35.6 x 24.1 cm). Courtesy of Bob Martin/Sports Illustrated

Drop-In Sketching Tour: Who Shot Sports

January 12, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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The second Saturday of each month, join a docent-guided sketching tour of GRAM’s exhibitions. Sketching is a great way to look more deeply at the works of art on view as well as express your own creativity. This month explore GRAM’s latest exhibition Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present.

Comprising over 200 images in color and black-and-white from the past 175 years, Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present presents an astonishing diversity of work by more than 150 photographers. The exhibition includes classic images of legendary athletes and historic action shots, as well as pictures taken behind-the-scenes and on the sidelines. Sports familiar and unfamiliar are represented, in photographs taken across six continents. Fans and spectators worldwide are portrayed, too, demonstrating an enthusiasm for sports that transcends national borders and socioeconomic levels.

A docent guide will meet the group in the Museum Lobby 5 minutes before the tour start time. All sketching materials will be provided, and no prior drawing experience is required. Drop-in Tours are free with admission and no preregistration is required.