During the Spring break for schoolkids the Nanaimo Museum is sometimes flooded with enthusiastic visitors to participate in self-guided programs and activities. This requires some assistance from volunteers to monitor the excitement.
Today I tried to keep myself busy during the quiet periods with some sketching, sitting in a corner of the gallery with a vantage point that allows me to see what is going on and to use as a subject to draw with my fountain pen.
The feature show in the gallery is called “Nanaimo Mysteries”. It is a fascinating collection of short stories about Nanaimo’s notorious past, designed and assembled by a talented team of museum personnel. The following introduction is posted at the entrance to this exhibit:
My sketch for today turned out thus; no mysteries here: