Welcome to the BIG DRAW-Ruskin Schedule

The BIG DRAW-Ruskin is a season of sponsored drawing and arts events in Ruskin, Florida and around the Southshore and Tampa Bay Area. The BD-R is linked to the International Campaign for Drawing and invites & supports BIGDRAW events, workshops, classes (and a major community public art project) during the month of October; all open to the public and free (a few events require a nominal materials fee — which is noted in the description).

This blog is your source for the latest information on BIG DRAW-Ruskin and area BIGDRAW events. You can use the Labels list to the right to find an event by date, host, age (we feature events for adults, teens, kids, and all-ages), location, etc.

New events are posted regularly. New listings invited!

NOW HERE'S THE TRICK: Postings are not in chronological order. To view events during a seven day period in October, select the week from the Labels column on the right.

Calendar is here. Downloadable schedule here.

Reservations for BIGDRAW STUDIO workshops or mini-classes are made in person or by phone at Ruskin Branch Library during library hours. 813.273.3652; T, W, TH, 10-7; F, S, 10-6; Closed Sunday & Monday

We look forward to seeing you Make Your Mark!

The BIG DRAW-Ruskin Team


BIG DRAW & DRAW-OUT @ Sun City Center Art Club

BIGDRAW & DRAW-OUT @ Sun City Center Art Club

September 14 – October 11

The sun City Center Art Club hosts BIGDRAW with a full series of free drawing classes in Sept. and Oct. taught by the Art Club teachers for club membership. There will be a BIG DRAW-OUT at the membership meeting on the 3rd Monday in Sept. An exhibition of all drawings produced from classes and at the DRAW OUT will be held on Oct. 11th, 3-6pm in the Art Room to celebrate THE BIG DRAW. Drawing Class Info – (PDF)
THE BIG DRAW-OUT Exhibition , October 11th is free & open to the public.